This day introduction to piloting a helicopter is conducted in the Robinson R44 Helicopter and consists of 2 x 1 Hour Lessons with a break in-between to take refreshments in the Flight Academy or lunch at Runway 26 café. Each lesson divides into a 20 minute briefing which will explain all aspects of the flight including how a helicopter flies followed by a 40 minute flight conducted by an approved Helicopter Training Instructor.The training is conducted in a 4 seat helicopter (instructor + 1 Person + 1 Friend/Relative) at The Flight Academy City Airport Manchester. It allows you to experience the thrill of flying a helicopter and will even count as the first step towards your Private Pilot's Licence.
On Arrival at the Flight Academy your day will start by being introduced to your flying instructor who will explain all aspects of the helicopter flight, including the effects of controls and how a helicopter flies, you will then be in the air for 2 x 40 minute sessions and during the lessons you will be allowed to take the controls and actually fly the helicopter! This day of flying will give you an insight into the thrills of a helicopter and you will receive a certificate signed by our instructor and have the opportunity for photos and take refreshments in the Flight Academy after the session. This day introduction can be taken at any time that suits the recipient and the flying school, and is within weather operating limits. The voucher is valid for 12 months.
A truly fabulous gift for anyone of any age and also a perfect introduction to flying for those who have always wanted to try flying a helicopter.
R44 Helicopter Day Introduction
- Pre-Flight Briefings & 2 x 40 minute flights
- Public Liability Insurance
- Certificate to take home on completion
- Counts towards a Pilot's Licence
- Spectators are welcome and refreshments are available
- Photographs may be taken