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20 Minute Trial Helicopter Lesson in a R22 in Sussex

Take to the skies for a thrilling 20 Minute Trial Helicopter Lesson in a Robinson 22! Fly in a special area allocated for helicopter flying lessons and be taught by professional flight instructors!

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If you've ever dreamed of flying a helicopter, weaving gracefully through the sky and admiring wonderful views from this unique aerial vantage point, then look no further than the superb Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex. During this exhilarating activity, you will have the opportunity to board an awesome R22 chopper and sit alongside a professional flight instructor, before having a go at flying yourself! The centre is based at the historic Goodwood Aerodrome in West Sussex and has a special area allocated for helicopter flying lessons. You will be flying with genuine commercial pilots so can feel totally at ease.

With twenty minutes of one-to-one tuition, you’ll be surprised how much you can learn. Get some hands-on experience controlling the only flying vehicle that can go backwards and sideways as well as forwards - you will soon be totally hooked to this awesome mode of transport. Whether you want to begin to process of becoming a helicopter pilot, are looking for the perfect experience gift for a loved one, or just want to realise a personal dream, you can guarantee that you will learn all the essentials during this fantastic session, as well as enjoying an exhilarating experience that you will remember for the rest of your life!

Your Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex will begin on arrival at Chichester airfield near the Goodwood Estate. After being welcomed, you will receive a thorough safety pre-flight briefing from the pilot which will explain the basics of how the helicopter flies and what the controls do. You will then begin your adrenaline-pumping vertical ascent! The twenty minute lesson will incorporate elementary flying techniques and you will have a chance to take the controls yourself and put this versatile vehicle through its paces. After your lesson is up, you will settle gently back onto solid group, and then are free to explore the neighbouring Goodwood Estate ... so why not make a day of it?!

Maximum Weight: 14 stone
Your Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex will last for 20 minutes flying time, although you will may be at the centre for approximately an hour due to receiving safety briefings and a de-brief.
You are welcome bring family and friends along with you to watch your Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex; however, only those participating on the actual tour are permitted to go airside. There is a viewing lounge at the centre which looks out over the helicopter operating area, so this is ideal for spectators to view the flying activities.
Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lessons in Sussex are available 7 days a week, subject to demand and availability.
You should wear comfortable, casual clothes for your Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex. All safety equipment will be provided by the centre.
Robinson 22 Helicopter Lessons are weather dependent; please contact the centre on the day of your lesson if you are unsure about the weather conditions.
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This week we are going in a completely different direction by talking to Jonny from Drift Limits, boasting the UK’s fastest drifting experience. If you’re a fan of driving days, super cars  and all things speedy, then this is definitely an experience worth reading about. 


1) Hi Jonny, please explain your journey as 'Drift Limits' so far.


Since the early days of getting into motorsport I did a few driving experiences but really felt they lacked integrity for the keen petrol head, I found they were very restricted in terms of how hard you can push the cars.  I have been racing for 3 years and then moved onto become an ARDS instructor with the ambition of developing a driving experience where you can really lean about car control and follow our motto ‘ find your limit’ at the UK’s fastest drifting experience.


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The type of job it is means you’re constantly on your toes. It can be incredibly rewarding watching guests progress their skills in a short period of time. I guess I’m fortunate in being able to say I love what I do.


2) Yes that must be rewarding, what has been the biggest or most memorable event you have provided?


Ah, so many awesome days! Last week we had Harry Main and Buttsy Butler from Monster come up and play.  We also had a demo shoot for Jack Reaper stunts which was good fun despite all the screaming in my ear!


3) Sounds great! Is there any inside information you can give us?


Yes, definitely – come to one of our days and we will divulge! Ha, really just listen to the instructors to get the most out of the day. Be patient and you will progress quicker. Some people find the 3rd gear corner very daunting sideways at 60mph. You have to focus and forget about what you previously thought was possible.


After a session at Drift Limits you’ll come away a better driver and obtain new skills in the car control department. The track experiences allow guests to drive dream cars that are bonkers fast!


4) Do you have any exciting plans for the future that you'd like to tell us about?


Big plans – the track layout is currently being extended and resurfaced, and it is already the fastest drifting experience in the UK. We have a Ferrari 430 GT3 race car and Formula Renaults joining the fleet soon, so we’ll have quite a few more experiences to offer looking forward.


Thank you for talking to us, Jonny, definitely something I would love to try! Stay tuned for more information drifting experiences.

Price Price: £149.00


Who Group Size & Spectators:
You are welcome bring family and friends along with you to watch your Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex; however, only those participating on the actual tour are permitted to go airside. There is a viewing lounge at the centre which looks out over the helicopter operating area, so this is ideal for spectators to view the flying activities.


When Availability:
Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lessons in Sussex are available 7 days a week, subject to demand and availability.


duration Duration:
Your Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex will last for 20 minutes flying time, although you will may be at the centre for approximately an hour due to receiving safety briefings and a de-brief.


Weather Weather:
Robinson 22 Helicopter Lessons are weather dependent; please contact the centre on the day of your lesson if you are unsure about the weather conditions.


What to wear What to wear:
You should wear comfortable, casual clothes for your Robinson 22 Trial Helicopter Flying Lesson in Sussex. All safety equipment will be provided by the centre.


Requirements Requirements:
Maximum Weight: 14 stone


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