Hertfordshire 30 Minute Helicopter Lesson in a R44

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Discover the fundamentals of flight in a Robinson R44 helicopter during this thirty-minute flying lesson in Hertfordshire.


  • Borehamwood (Hertfordshire)
  • Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
  • VOUCHERS VALID FOR 12 MONTHS
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£ 329
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Hertfordshire 30 Minute Helicopter Lesson in a R44

Discover the fundamentals of flight in a Robinson R44 helicopter during this thirty-minute flying lesson in Hertfordshire.

Have you always dreamt of flying a helicopter? Well, now’s your chance! During this introductory lesson, you’ll be tutored by an experienced pilot, before taking a thirty-minute flight at the controls of a Robinson R44 four-seater.

Training is provided by Hertfordshire’s top flying school. They’ve over twenty years’ experience – so rest assured you’ll be in safe hands! On arrival, you’ll head to the classroom for a thirty-minute briefing that will cover basic safety checks, procedures, and emergency drills. Protocol for the helicopter’s dual controls will also be explained, as will Visual Flight Rules. Next, a member of the ground handling team will escort you to the aircraft. After a quick photo opportunity, you’ll take your seat alongside the instructor who’ll take charge during take-off – leaving you free to enjoy the euphoric sensation! Once at altitude, your instructor will choose an appropriate moment to hand over the controls – to you! Here, you’ll practice maintaining the Robinson R44 in a well-controlled hover, before finally returning to solid ground, where you’ll have a chance to purchase photos/DVD footage of the flight. What a rush!

The Robinson R44 30-Minute Flying Lesson, in Hertfordshire, is the perfect package for aspiring pilots. Surprise them with an Experience Days gift voucher, today!

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Availability

Flights take place throughout the year Monday to Saturday (excluding Bank Holidays). Please note that flights can get booked up as far as three weeks in advance. Bookings can be made up to three months in advance, subject to availability.


Requirements

Maximum Weight: 20st per person.

Maximum Pilot Height: 7'.

Minimum Pilot Height: 4'6"

Minimum Pilot Age: 10 (adult supervision is required for anyone under 16 on the airfield premises)

Accurate height and weight for each passenger is required upon making a booking.

Due to health and safety reasons you are required to be able to get in and out of the helicopter unaided.

Two forms of I.D must be brought on the day. One will need to be a photographic I.D and the other a proof of address. You will not be able to fly without these on the day.

Duration

Experience Duration: 01:00

Time Spent at Venue: 01:15

Check in is 15 minutes before your experience start time.

This is a 60 minute experience. You will start off with a 30 minute briefing before heading out into the helicopter for a 30 minute flight (rotors running).

Please expect to be at the venue for around 1hr and 15 minutes in total.

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Hertfordshire 30 Minute Helicopter Lesson in a R44 is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: Private

Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes

This is a private experience, however you can take up to two passengers on board the R44 Robinson four seater helicopter.

Spectators are very welcome to come to the Hertfordshire flying school and watch while you take your experience.

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What to wear

You can wear anything you like, we suggest casual and comfortable, and warm enough for the weather on the day.

Suitable footwear is recommended. No flip flops or high heals.

Weather

Bad weather may affect your helicopter flying lesson. In adverse conditions, you may need to cancel and reschedule your helicopter flying lesson to a suitable date.

£ 329