Join an expert pilot for a unique flying experience like no other, a one-hour Gyrocopter flight from Silverstone!
- Brackley (Northamptonshire)
- Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
Famous for 'Little Nellie' in 1967's You Only Live Twice, the Gyrocopter is a unique, open top, two-seater plane and is as close as you can get to flying with nature. Take off over Silverstone and see the Formula 1 racing track, the Porsche Driving Centre, the Rockingham Oval, WW2 bomber sites, Cold War nuclear bases, Test Centres, and various Missile Bases, all from a totally unique aerial viewpoint that will take your breath away.
Your experience will start at the flying club where you'll meet and greet your instructor, and be shown across the airfield to where the Gyrocopter waits. After a safety briefing and demonstration of the controls, the instructor will help you devise a route plan based on the landmarks and/or areas you'd like to cover, making the trip more personal to you. Have a particular building or railroad you'd like to see from the air? You need only ask! Planning done, you'll get changed into your flying gear (which is provided) and put on your helmet ready for take-off. The pilot will show you the points-of-interest below as you cruise alongside the birds for a full sixty minutes, plenty of time to appreciate the fascinating contraption you're seated in and the incredible surroundings.
The 60 Minute Gyrocopter Experience makes the perfect gift for James Bond lovers, those who want to experience a unique flight experience, or simply for those who love new and exciting adventures. This could even be the start of a journey towards becoming a qualified pilot!
The experience runs throughout the year, 7 days a week, subject to availability.
Minimum Age: 14. Anyone under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult at the airfield.
Maximum Weight: 17st
Maximum Height: 6'5"
You will need to be agile enough to climb into and out of the Gyrocopter.
This is not suitable if you are pregnant. If you have any medical conditions affecting your heart, back or neck, you are advised to seek medical advice before booking.
All participants are required to complete the Gyrocopter Flying Club's forms and waiver prior to flying.
Experience Duration: 01:00
Time at Venue: 01:30
The flight will last for 1hr. Please allow up to 1.5hrs at the centre.
Participants: The 60 Minute Gyrocopter Experience - Silverstone is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: 1
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
Spectators are welcome to watch from the viewing area.
You should dress for the season in practical outdoor clothes. Please be sure to wear flat shoes or trainers and bring gloves for the flight.
Flying suit and helmet are provided.
The Gyrocopter can be affected by poor weather such as rain, fog and snow. Your flight would then be rescheduled for another day.