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Gyrocopter Essex

Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Essex   

• Gyrocopter flights out of Damyns Hall Aerodrome
• Full range of flight durations available
• Cruise at 800ft above the Essex countryside
• Take off in a tandem, open cockpit gyroplane

What's Included

• An Open Cockpit Gyrocopter Experience
• Choose from a 15, 30 or 60 minute flight
• Pre-Flight briefing and explanation of the controls
• Personalised flight Certificate
• Flying suit and helmet are provided

What Can I Expect

Autogyro, gyroplane or gyrocopters in Essex - whatever you call these funky little aircraft, they are great fun to fly! These flight experiences take off from the delightful Damyns Hall Aerodrome and give you a bird's eye view of the London east area.

Just three miles north of the QE2 bridge across the Thames at Dartford, Damyns Hall is a great place to take a gyrocopter lesson. As you soar over the Essex countryside the London City skyline is never far away and it's totally amazing to be able to look down and see the traffic snaking along the M25 and the boats on the Thames.

But these gyrocopter flights out of this Essex base aren't just about sightseeing, they're about airmanship too! Chief instructor Owen Brooking will be getting you airborne in an open-cockpit gyro and making sure you have plenty of time to have a go at the controls too.

And in case you're wondering what it's like in a gyroplane, they are actually really stable, as there are no wings to cause that bumpy turbulence, as the rotor blades simply slice through the air. You can also hover over the Essex countryside in a gyrocopter, but you can't do vertical take offs and landings as you can't increase in height whilst hovering. Having said that, you only need a tiny airstrip to take off and land one of these things, making them super agile.

Once you're airborne out of Damyns Hall, your cruising altitude will be about 800ft, which is lower than helicopters and fixed wing planes. This means you can literally see everything that's going on below, will is utterly fascinating and mesmerising, as although the aerodrome is off a narrow country lane in Essex, there is so much going on around you with roads, train lines and the river too.

We could say flying in a gyrocopter at Essex's Damyns Hall is a hidden gem of an activity, but now we've told you all about it! There's plenty of opportunity to take a lesson though, as the school operates flights (subject to the weather) all through the year. It's also really easy to get to on the c2c train, underground and by car. Isn't it time you joined the gyrocopter revolution and booked a flight?


• Weekdays and weekends throughout the year
• Flights are subject to weather conditions and availability


• Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Essex

Suitable For

• Minimum age 14
• Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
• Weight restrictions: maximum 17 stone (108kg), minimum 6 stone (38kg)
• A good, general level of fitness is required
• Please seek medical advice if you have previously suffered a heart condition or other medical conditions such as back or neck
• This experience is not suitable during pregnancy


• Spectators are welcome

Anything Else

• Participants should wear comfortable outdoor clothing and closed-toe footwear
• Bring gloves to wear during the flight
Delivery TypeDelivery TimePrice
Standard DeliveryEstimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day*£1.95
Weekly Special DeliveryGuaranteed next working day£7.50
Saturday Special DeliverySaturdays Only£11.70
European Delivery3 - 5 working days£4.50
Rest of World Delivery5 - 7 working days£6.50

All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

* 93% delivered next working day

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Standard Gift Pack

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The Into the Blue E-Voucher is an instant email option,it consists of a personalised email and a pdf download of your personalised gift voucher.The Instant Choice


Vouchers are usually valid for 20 months from the date of purchase (unless otherwise stated) and shall become invalid on the expiry date. The expiry date is set out on the Voucher. Vouchers may be extended for a further 23 months on payment of an admin fee of £10 plus any increase that may have taken place for that activity since the original date of purchase. Please note that some Vouchers cannot be extended; this will be stated on the Voucher. PLEASE NOTE: You must book and take your experience before the before the expiry date of the voucher.
gold open cockpit gyrocopter
Gyrocopter Essex
15 Minute Flight
Total Price£75.00
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