Take to the skies in a zippy flexi-wing microlight
Receive expert tuition from a seasoned instructor
During the flight, take control of the craft (at the pilot's discretion)
Flying time can contribute towards a Private Pilot's Licence for microlights
Perfect for any high flyer, this flexi wing microlight flying experience provides a great introduction to the world of open-cockpit aviation. Following a pre-flight safety briefing, hop into the microlight with a fully qualified instructor and prepare for a thrilling ride. Once airborne, soak in some exceptional panoramic views of the East Yorkshire coast whilst your trusty pilot effortlessly guides the craft through the clouds. During the flight (at the pilot's discretion), the controls are handed over so you can experience the unique sensation of microlight aviation first-hand. For those with the flying bug, this flight time can count towards a Microlight Private Pilot's Licence.
Thursday - Tuesday all year round (the centre is closed on Wednesdays).
Minimum height is 4' and maximum height is 7'. Maximum weight is 18 stone, minimum age is 16 and maximum age is 79. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent or guardian are required to sign a disclaimer.
Due to weather dependency, flights can be cancelled at very short notice so it is essential to call for confirmation before setting off on the day. Any cancellations are re-booked.
Expect to be at the venue for up to one hour including a briefing and 30 minute flight.
Numbers on the Day
The briefing may be shared, but all flight time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified pilot.
Spectators are welcome to watch take-off and landing (it is advised to bring binoculars or a camera!) and the airfield has an on-site cafe and viewing area. Sorry, no pets are permitted.
These microlights have open cockpits, so wrap up warm. We recommend long trousers, closed in shoes, socks and long sleeve jumpers. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.
This flying time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence, for which you need 15 hours of dual control and 10 hours solo flying to qualify. Please be aware that this is quite a high adrenaline experience, not for the faint hearted.