Come to Essex to enjoy sensational views and the joys of flying a plane with a thrilling 60 minute light aircraft experience from Clacton. Following a full safety briefing and talk on fundamental flying techniques, jump aboard a dual-controlled two-seater Cessna 152 training plane and head to the clouds for a sensational flying adventure. During the session (at the pilot's discretion), take over the controls and step into the shoes of the pilot to feel the rush of flying a plane.
Seven days a week throughout the year, other than Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Please note that weekends are particularly busy and should be booked at least four weeks in advance.
max 6′4″max 16 st
Maximum height is 6'4''. Maximum weight is 16 stone. There are no age restrictions.
Flying is weather dependent and it's essential that you call the venue for a weather check. For morning bookings call the day before, for afternoon/evening bookings call before setting out. Cancelled flights can be rebooked direct.
Your experience will last for about 80 minutes, including your 60 minute flight. Flight times are approximate and are the chocks-off to chocks-on duration.
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Your briefing might be shared. Your flight will be held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor.
Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land. There is a clubhouse with drinks facilities on-site, and the beach is a ten minute stroll away.
Wear flat-soled shoes. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.
Your flying time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence (PPL). To qualify for a PPL you need 35 hours of dual control and 10 hours solo flying. If you have ever wanted to be a pilot, this is a great way to get started.