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One-Hour Tactical Helicopter Lesson with 30-Minute Flight at Flight Academy

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Learn to fly a Robinson R44 helicopter with a licensed pilot; includes ground briefing and in-air experience of operating the helicopter

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About This Deal

  • What’s included:
    • Pre-flight briefing
    • Explanation and operation of the controls
    • Control handover and takeover briefing
    • Flight instrument appreciation
    • 30 minutes in the air as pilot and passenger
  • Helicopter type: Robinson R44
  • This lesson counts towards your pilots licence
  • Restrictions:
    • Must be 12 or older; under 18s must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian
    • Maximum height: 6 feet 9 inches (2.1 metres)
    • Maximum weight: 20 stones (130 kilograms)

Need To Know

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Booking required in advance, please call 0161 788 84 89; provide Groupon code. Present Groupon on arrival. 7-day cancellation policy. Must be 12 or older, under 18s must be accompanied by a paying parent or guardian. All customers will be required to sign an insurance waiver. All flights weather dependent. Max. height 6' 9" (2.1m). Max. weight per seat 20st (130kgs) with a max. combined weight of 47 stone (300kgs) for all 3 passengers. Customers will be asked for weight of those flying when booking. This will be verified on-site before experience. If weight of those flying is heavier than given when booking they will not be allowed to fly for flight safety reasons and Groupon will become void. Discretion of 0.5st (3.2kg) dependent on weight of others flying. Must wear weather suitable clothing. Please allow up to 2 hours from start to finish. Valid Thu-Sun 11am-3pm.

About Flight Academy

Flight Academy is the place to go for those who want to learn how to pilot a helicopter or gyrocopter. As well as training new pilots, Flight Academy offers private and charter hire of their helicopters, which include a fleet of Robinson R22s and R44s. They also sell a range of pilot's accessories.