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Introduction to Becoming an Airline Pilot Special Offer 10416259

5 out of 5 (based on 6 reviews)
£199
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Location: Blackpool - Lancashire
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Overview

Every child fantasises about being a pilot at some point; but if you have never quite grown out of that, then this is the experience for you! Not only will you have a fantastic day learning to control a real aircraft, but your time in the air will contribute to you becoming a fully fledged professional pilot! On arrival at 9am at your choice of six locations nationwide, you will be briefed on the day’s events before your CAA licence flight instructor presents an introduction to flying to the group. There will be refreshments on offer before you take to the skies with a full 20 minute one-on-one flying lesson. If you’ve not caught the bug before this, you will have by the time you land! After lunch your instructor will then give you a tour of the working hangar before finishing the day with a presentation on the various career paths for the aspiring pilot.

What's included?
  • Classroom based introduction with refreshments
  • A 20 minute one on one flying lesson
  • Post flight lunch
  • A hangar tour with your group
  • A talk on professional pilot career paths
  • All tuition from a CAA licensed flight instructor
What do I need to know?
  • Bookings can be made Monday-Sunday at Blackpool location
  • Valid photo ID (Driving licence or passport) should be presented on the day
  • The maximum weight is 101kg/16 stone
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • Your experience will last approximately 4 hours
  • The maximum size of your group will be eight
  • Your time in the aircraft will count towards a Pilot's License
  • All dates are subject to availability

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Customer Reviews
5 out of 5 (based on 6 reviews)
6 out of 6 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Fab gift
15 April 2017
Fab day enjoyed every minute
Dexs
Age: Under 18
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Life long dream accomplished
23 August 2015
This was a gift for my partner who has always dreamed of being a pilot. Regular visitor to Sim2do which is again an excellent experience but nothing like being up in the air. Flying experience was great, however organisation not so much. Told to arrive at 08:45 with a 9:00 flight (or within an hour of this time), did not fly until 11:06 which made the morning a very long one considering we had to leave the house at 06:45. Fortunately there were lots of sky dives happening at the time which gave us something to watch... There was an option to pay for the flight to be filmed, which we did.... Only to be told after that the camera had not been reset and did not film anything. Very disappointing, however did get our money back. So, ignoring the poor organisation... The actual flying was amazing and my partner wants to do it again as soon as possible... Hence the five star rating.
Forever21
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Fantastic Experience
30 July 2014
Really enjoyed my day. The staff at Hull Aero club were fantastic.
RobS80
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Amazing experience
17 May 2014
After a tour of the airfield we were then taken to the planes where we were shown around the whole aircraft and explained how it worked. We then ran through the pre flight checks which I helped in. Once we were in motion I was given most of the control and was even able to take off. Once airborne I took the controls under the instruction of the pilot until it was time to land when I handed it over rather than landing myself. The staff were very friendly and gave a great talk after on how to become a pilot and even provided lunch. Amazing day out and recommend it to any want to be pilots.
Luke
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Best birthday present ever!
13 August 2012
Went to Blackpool Intl Airport, Experienced fantastic customer service from all of the staff. Pleasantly surprised that I could be accompanied by my girlfriend. The pilot let me take the controls for at least 90% of the flight. I would recommend this experience to anyone and I would love to do it again! Thanks
Millsy
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
best ever
06 May 2012
went to blackpool the staff were great, instructor was down to earth guy, I really enjoyed the day, deffo going back again.
tony
Age: 45-54
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Introduction to Becoming an Airline Pilot Special Offer
£99