Take you seat in the cockpit and soar over Liverpool with a 60 minute flying lesson
This extended flying lesson is a wonderful way to discover the thrill of flight. With an expert instructor by your side you’ll be able to command the controls in the cockpit as you soar over some of your favourite Liverpool landmarks. During your 60 minute lesson you will be shown all the basics of flight – including cruising, turns and descent – making this a truly unforgettable and exhilarating experience.
This 60 minute flying lesson is a great way to discover the thrill of flight. Upon arriving at the airport you will be introduced to your flight instructor for the day. Your instructor will familiarise you to the cockpit controls and give you a routine safety briefing, before you are led out onto the apron and climb into the aeroplane. Your flight will take place in a Cessna 152 - a two-seat aeroplane. The supplier also runs a PA28 Cherokee - a larger four-seat aeroplane which is available for a supplement, subject to availability on the day of your flight. If you choose the PA28 Cherokee you are encouraged to bring one friend along to sit in the back of the aircraft to observe the flight.
You are free to participate as much or as little as you wish. Typical tasks you could perform include: Engine starting; Checklist Drills; Aircraft Taxiing; Takeoff; Cruise; Turns and Descent. Where your flight takes you is up to the individual. Particular favourites are Liverpool City Centre, North Wales Coast, Liverpool and Everton Football Grounds, Wirral Peninsular, Chester City Centre or maybe your own house!
This experience is available at Merseyside:
Merseyside (North) - Liverpool
Your voucher is valid for 10 months for one person. Minimum age: 12 years. Height restrictions apply. Strict weight restrictions apply - please contact the supplier before your flight if above 16 stone/102 kgs. As aviation requires good weather conditions, flights are subject to cancellation at short notice – please check with the supplier on the day of the experience. All participants should ensure that they are in good health and if in doubt should seek the medical advice of their GP. The Instructor, as Captain of the aircraft can, at his/her discretion refuse to allow any person on board the aircraft if he/she suspects them to have consumed alcohol or drugs within the previous 24 hours. All dates are subject to availability.