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20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire

Climb aboard a microlight and take to the skies as you see if this incredible sport is for you! Receive expert tuition from trained instructors and have a go at flying this nippy aircraft yourself!

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Experience the thrill of flying in a microlight with this superb 20 minute trial microlight flight near Sheffield, South Yorkshire. If you have ever dreamed of taking to the skies in a microlight and gliding through the clouds in this lightweight, speedy aircraft, then this superb experience is for you. Under expert tuition and with an instructor sitting beside you, you will climb aboard the microlight and enjoy a thrilling taster to this adrenaline-pumping aerial sport.

Perfect if you want to see if microlighting is for you before beginning a piloting course, you will be able to familiarise yourself with the controls and flying methods, and once you are safely airborne, you can even take over the controls and have a go at flying yourself! You will be able to enjoy stunning views of the South Yorkshire countryside as you fly... this is fantastic fun and you will leave with a high that will last all day!

Your 20 minute microlighting experience near Sheffield will begin with a detailed health and safety briefing from your instructors, before you get kitted up in the microlight flying gear. You'll then climb aboard your microlight aircraft with a pilot sitting beside you, who will soon have you soaring through the sky while you sit back and enjoy the spectacular views. When you are at a safe height you can take over the controls so you can have a go at doing some piloting yourself and really get a feel for controlling the aircraft. If you wish to pursue your pilot's licence after your flight, the 20 minutes can count towards your flying time.

Minimum Age: 14
Maximum Age: 90
Minimum Height: 4'0"
Maximum Height: 6'6"
Maximum Weight:15 stone fully clothed
Your Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire will last for 20 minutes in the air, but you should allow two hours on site to take into account your pre- and post-flight briefings, instruction and safety regulations.
Family and friends are welcome to watch your Microlight flight in South Yorkshire; there is a special viewing area on site, as well as a café, toilet and a car park.20 Minute Microlight Experience in
20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire is available all year round (weather dependent):

Tuesday to Sunday: 09:00 - 16:30

Autumn, Winter & Spring:
Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 - 15:00
You should wear warm, comfortable clothing for your Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire, with gloves and flat shoes. The centre will provide you with a helmet and flying suit.
20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire is wind and weather dependent. You should check with the centre on the day of the flight if you are at all unsure.
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Question: Whats the difference between a fixed and flex wing Microlight?
Answer: The fixed wing generally have an enclosed cockpit, although some older models just have windscreen. The flex wing has an open cockpit and the wings are more like hang glider wings and are also referred to as the motorbikes of the air.

Question: Will I be able to purchase a video of my microlight flight experience?
Answer: Yes! There are 5 cameras on board to capture your microlight flight experience. A DVD copy of this is available to purchase for 15 on site, so you can keep a record of your flying experience forever.

20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire in Thorpe Salvin

A very enjoyable flight with a good instructor/ pilot who explained everything and answered all of my questions. I would do it again. The tea bar is good as well!

- Philip, 06/05/2015
    • 20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire
    • 20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire
    • 20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire
    • 20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire
    • 20 Minute Microlight Experience in South Yorkshire
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