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Gliding Flight in Northamptonshire 104100689

Location: Brackley - Northamptonshire
For 1 person
Valid for 12 months
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Escape to the skies and discover the dazzling beauty of the countryside below with this glorious gliding experience for one at Banbury Gliding Club. After receiving a safety briefing – which covers information about the aircraft, the flight and what to expect – take a seat beside your instructor in this dual-controlled glider and prepare for lift off. Initially towed by a light aircraft to heights of around 2,000 feet, the rope is then detached and the glider is released to soar above the clouds, flitting through the thermal currents. Revel in the remarkable views of rural Northamptonshire and witness the world from above with this unforgettable aerotow expedition. At the pilot’s discretion, you may even get the chance to take over the controls and captain the rest of this fantastic flight!

What's included?
  • Take to the skies in a glider
  • Savour spectacular views of the Northamptonshire countryside
  • Assume command of the flight controls – at the pilot's discretion
What do I need to know?
  • All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences
  • Your voucher is valid for one person
  • Available on selected Mondays, year round
  • Minimum age: 11 years
  • Maximum weight: 16 stone
  • Minimum height: 4'11"
  • Maximum height: 6'4"
  • For weekend bookings, please discuss this at the point of booking as an additional fee will apply, payable directly to supplier.
  • This experience is not suitable for people with epilepsy, fainting or any other health condition that could endanger the flight
  • Disabled access is available for those able to follow instructions and climb in and out of the glider unaided
  • Gliding is weather dependent and conditions can affect flight duration and time, therefore it is essential to call the venue for a weather check – for morning bookings call the day before, for afternoon or evening bookings call on the day before setting out
  • Flight length depends on prevailing thermal conditions – as a guide, the flight should last between 12–20 minutes, but expect to spend a few hours on site
  • Please arrive a few minutes in advance and make your way straight to the clubhouse
  • Although the flight is held on a one-to-one basis with the instructor, the briefing may be shared
  • Please wear flat-soled shoes and bring a jumper in case it gets cold, bring gloves in winter – sunglasses are recommended all year round
  • Spectators are welcome and encouraged to bring a camera or a pair of binoculars
  • Please note, in an active airfield, aircraft always retain the right of way – please stay in notified areas unless accompanied by a member of staff and steer clear of craft and equipment at all times
  • All dates are subject to availability


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Gliding Flight in Northamptonshire