You are going to feel the excitement of loops, rolls, stall turns and more in, as your qualified display pilot takes you through a series of breathtaking aerobatic manoeuvres. The main aerobatic trainers which we use for this experience are the Slingsby T-67 Firefly, the de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk or the Bulldog. You will be sat side by side with the pilot, and feel the excitement of a competition display pilot while enjoying the exhilaration of immaculately flown manoeuvres.
You should be able to get in-and-out of a family car unassisted. Please be advised that this experience is not suitable for persons who are pregnant, suffer from epilepsy, fits, severe head injuries, recurrent fainting, giddiness or blackouts, high blood pressure, or heart conditions. For their own safety diabetics may be required to produce a medical certificate. No previous flying experience is required. Disabled are welcome (subject to the type of handicap). If in doubt, please consult your doctor or contact our Customer Service Team on +44 (0) 2392 681 470.
Minimum age: 16
Maximum weight: 14 stone
Maximum height: 6'2''
Aerobatic flying is a very weather dependent activity and it is crucial that you call the centre for a weather check before setting out. If your flight is cancelled due to the weather, you will be able to rebook.
Your flight will last between 20 and 30 minutes, but please allow an additional two hours for the whole experience.
Only you and the pilot will share the flying session. The briefing session may be shared.
Spectators are welcome at these centres. A pair of binoculars and a camera are suggested.
Dress comfortably and wear flat-soled shoes. Any special clothing will be provided. Sunglasses are recommended all year round and gloves are recommended when cold weather.
Most centres operate seven days a week, subject to weather conditions. Spring to Autumn are the most popular times of year. We recommend booking at least four weeks in advance, even earlier for summer weekend dates.
Devon, Gloucestershire, Lancashire, Sussex, Berkshire
We recommend that you only have a very light meal or don't eat before your flight. If you do eat a hearty meal, you may feel nauseous.