Discover Gliding Flying Course for £95 at Bicester Gliding Centre (57% Off)
- British Gliding Association qualified instructors
- Fleet of gliders
- WWII airfield and hangars
- Gliding lessons with training
- 3 separate flights and up to an hour in the air
- 2000ft aerotow launch
- 2 winch launches
- Certificate and de-briefing
- 3 month’s membership to the Gliding Club included
- Refreshments and biscuits
- Great idea for Christmas gift
Limit 1 per person. May buy multiple as gifts. Booking required. Changes to bookings made with 48 hour notice incur £15 surcharge; changes made after that time not permitted. Bookings made after 31 March 2012 may not be accepted, and will incur a £15 surcharge. Valid for 9am or 1.30pm starts Mon-Fri only. Session lasts 4 hours with 1 hour max. flight time, depending on weather conditions. Booking may be cancelled due to unsuitable weather conditions, must rebook within 14 days. Late bookings incur £15 surcharge. changes to Bookings without 48 hours notice will not be permitted. Must be 14 or older. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Max. weight 16 stone, max. height 6'2". Must have good level of English for safety reasons. Must sign medical declaration form. Not suitable for those with epilepsy, history of black-outs, or any medical condition which prevents them from driving. Do not consume alcohol on day of flight.
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Although desired by aviation fanatics, a bird’s eye view can makes for a poor scene when they feathered friend in question doesn’t leave the confines of the duck pond. Don’t get in a flap with today’s Groupon: £95 for a discover gliding course from Bicester Gliding Centre.
Offering an aerial view of the stunning rural sights of Oxfordshire, Bicester Gliding Centre’s veteran instructors transport flight enthusiasts, hands-on ornithologists and sky-seekers on their modern fleet of wind-cutting soarers. As one of the largest remaining grass-surfaced airfields in Europe, Bicester Gliding Centre pays tribute to its historical origins as an RAF base by retaining authentic hangars, control tower and a pre-WWII bomb store. Its passion for the gliding is equally evident in the instruction and assurance provided during lessons.
Those wanting a taste of the clouds can tread the historic boards of the gliding centre, beginning with an extensive briefing on airfield safety and the logistics behind a successful soaring. Once in the know, visitors will set off with a British Gliding Association qualified instructor, getting the chance to take controls and fly the glider, spending up to an hour in the air at 2,000ft. As well as being granted 3 months’ membership to the Gliding Club, visitors will receive a certificate and thorough de-brief, taking note of the skills needed to make long-term friends with the birds.