Microlight over The Garden of England and enjoy the spectacular visuals provided at 2,000ft by the Microlight aircraft that is capable of over 70mph - with a qualified instructor present throughout.
- Rochester (Kent)
- Price for 1 Participant
Microlighting is the most authentic way to get up and out enjoying the skies and the glorious views of below, as the age old sport pits you in the seat of an open cockpit and exposes you to a pure, unbridled sea of views - none more so than The Garden of England itself; Kent. Taking off from Stoke Airfield, your 20minute Microlight flight will have you soaring through the skies at 2,000ft at speeds of up to 70mph - with nothing but gloriously picturesque countryside below. An authentic and altogether magnificent way to get out appreciating the lushness of Kent, and the brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci's age old flying machine!Your Microlighting trial flight in Kent will start with a welcome to Stoke Airfield, where you'll meet the instructor ready for a flying experience to remember - piloting a lightweight aircraft over The Garden of England that is the south's most lusciously green county. Once briefed in the safety aspects and essential protocols of Microlighting, you and your instructor will be en route to a height circa 2,000ft - where you'll reach speeds of around 70mph! Soaring through the skies with the instructor at the helm; if all goes to plan and the weather permits - you may get chance to pilot the simple flying machine yourself! Once the flying has been grounded and you're back on terra firma - you'll conduct a quick post flight aircraft check before being presented with a commemorative certificate to remember your day with.
Microlighting over Kent is available on selected weekdays and weekends throughout the year.
Minimum age: 14
Maximum Weight: 16.5 stone
Experience Duration: 00:20
Time at Venue: 01:00
Microlighting Trial Flights from Kent's Stoke Airfield usually last for around an hour in total, with somewhere near 20 minutes in the air.
Participants: The Microlight Flight Kent is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: 1
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land on your
unforgettable Microlighting flight in Kent - and are encouraged to
There is a strict no pets rule in operation, and under 18s must be accompanied by a non-participating adult.
Microlighting may get your clothes a little dirty, so it is
advisable you wear clothes that you don't mind scruffing up
Whilst all safety equipment is provided at the centre, it is advisable that you wear layers suitable for the weather - such as warm jumpers and scarf in the winter, and sunglasses in the summer.
The weather conditions on the day play a big part in whether
your Microlighting experience will be running, so please ensure you
speak to the centre to ensure it is going ahead.
You can do this by calling the centre on the day (before 09.30) or on the evening before to ensure it is going ahead.
Fantastic flight, friendly staff, all good
Fantastic experience with great people - had a brilliant day and would definitely recommend it!
Due to the nature of this experience, participants need to be able to take audio instructions. The instructor will be sat behind the you, and both would be wearing a helmet, so lip-reading or signing would not be an option.
Yes, this experience runs on selected weekdays and weekends throughout the year.