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Microlights West Midlands

Halfpenny Green Airport, Stourbridge

• Microlight flights from Halfpenny Green Airport
• Choose between flex & fixed wing microlights
• Long-established school with a great reputation
• Chance to fly the microlight yourself

What's Included

  • Take a lesson in a fixed wing or flex wing microlight
  • Ground briefing and explanation of the aircraft
  • Learn how the controls influence the flight of the aircraft
  • Opportunity to take the controls and fly the microlight for part of the flight
  • Choose from a 30, 40 or 60 minute lessons

What Can I Expect

Browse the online reviews for this microlight school based at Wolverhampton Airfield and you'll read comments like 'proper airmen', 'a friendly bunch' and 'experienced and capable', all of which bodes very well if you're going on your very first microlight flight out of Halfpenny Green.

And indeed, microlights have been flying at this Wolverhampton airfield with its trio of runways for a great many years. Chief Flying Instructor Steve Wilkes is passionate about his microlighting and has flown more hours in them than he'd care to admit, so you're in safe hands with Steve and his team.

If you're feeling a little bit nervous before going up (and that's completely normal), all the encouragement you need with the patient and kind words will be there too. The emphasis at Wolverhampton's Halfpenny Green Airport is most definitely on fun, with safety paramount at all times.

We are offering 30, 40 and 60 minute flights in your choice of microlight; that's to say a fixed-wing or a flex-wing. Both will take you on a brilliant aerial adventure and with each having its own character, every flight is different, with lots to see too.

Halfpenny Green is a fabulous place to explore the West Midlands from the air in a microlight. Get a bird's eye view of the golf clubs and parks, swoop along the wonderful Severn Valley or soar over the neighbouring Shropshire Hills. But it's not all about the view, you'll have the chance to have a go at this microlight flying lark too, when you're invited to take the controls during your flight if you fancy it.

So whether you're chasing sunsets over the Severn Valley in a fixed wing, or climbing into the big blue of a midday sky over Halfpenny Green in a flexi, you'll love your chance to be at the controls of a microlight out of Wolverhampton Airport. 


  • Weekdays and weekend dates throughout the year
  • Dates and session times are subject to availability and weather conditions
  • Due to popularity it is recommended you book well in advance to avoid disappointment


  • Halfpenny Green Airport, Stourbridge

Suitable For

  • Minimum age 14
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • Maximum weight 14.5 stone for flexwing and 15.5 stone for fixed wing


  • Spectators are welcome to come along and watch from the viewing area

Anything Else

  • Refreshments can be purchased from the onsite cafe
  • Suitable outdoor clothing and sensible footwear should be worn
  • Participants must call on the day of their flight for an assessment of weather conditions


5 out of 5 stars

Average Rating: 5
Total Reviews: 30
Recommend to Friend: 0

Find out what other customers think of the experience


  based on 29 reviews

Rating: 5 stars
Adam O'Connor
1 Months ago
Fantastic experience with Steve, who is very knowledgeable and has lovely modern aircraft. We had...
Rating: 5 stars
Ruth Chase
2 Months ago
Steve was absolutely brilliant! Everything was explained to me at every step. He showed me all the ...
Rating: 5 stars
Paul Hunt
2 Months ago

Excellent from start of booking process to end of flight.

Rating: 5 stars
C Crawley
4 Months ago
I had the best time. I couldn’t recommend highly enough. Stephen gave me different options and a ch...
Rating: 5 stars
Mark Purnell
A fantastic trip that will hopefully be repeated again soon. The team are great and looked after my...
Rating: 5 stars
Geoff Germaney
Great communication from Steve for booking and before the day, making sure I didn't make an unneces...
Rating: 5 stars
Mark Cerrone
Fantastic experience from start to finish, I can only echo the comments of previous reviewers. Stev...
Rating: 5 stars
Wow excellent experience. Steve was amazing, good communication, very knowledgeable and felt totall...
Rating: 5 stars
Neil Johnson
The most amazing experience. Steve is the most chilled flying instructor. I got a bit of hands on t...
Rating: 5 stars
Steve Bradley
Steve Wilkes was absolutely superb. Very professional, customer focused, an excellent host and pilo...
Rating: 5 stars
Jane Barker
Really good experience. Communication was really good and the whole experience on the day was exce...
Rating: 5 stars
Laura Jones
Amazing experience! Would definitely do it again!
Rating: 5 stars
From start to finish I absolutely loved it and can't wait to do it again!! Had an amazing time. Tha...
Rating: 5 stars
Steve Worrall
Very exhilarating experience with truly amazing views from the sky. Steve was exceptional. His p...
Rating: 5 stars
Superb experience -thanks so much Steve
Rating: 5 stars
Amanda Parnham
Brilliant experience
Rating: 5 stars
Deirdre Hickin
Thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Rating: 5 stars
Dave Slack
What an amazing experience. Steve and Sam were great tutors. We had a lovely clear day, so the vie...
Rating: 5 stars
Paul Page
Fantastic experience Steve (pilot) was amazing would definitely recommend.
Rating: 5 stars
Absolutely amazing experience, me and my boyfriend got to fly next to each other once up in the air...
Rating: 5 stars
Brilliant experience and Steve and co. were fabulous hosts on the afternoon. Thoroughly recommend ...
Rating: 5 stars
Brilliant experience. Two really experienced and nice blokes. Put us and families at ease. Would de...
Rating: 5 stars
Matt wood
Best experience ever, most amazing thing I have ever done and will be doing it again for sure
Rating: 5 stars
Martin Hargreaves
This was a 30 minute micro light flight which I extended to one hour. It was a brilliant experience...
Rating: 5 stars
Melanie Calcutt
Instructor was fantastic, my son enjoyed the experience immensely, couldn’t have been better , bril...
Rating: 5 stars
Mrs Barbara Herring
Welcoming, friendly, informative, the whole time was a fantastic experience.
Rating: 5 stars
Catherine Lander
Friendly experienced and knowledgeable team. I thoroughly enjoyed the micro-lite ride. Fantastic ex...
Rating: 5 stars
Amanda Richardson
Was an absolutely brilliant amazing awesome flight... Steve and Sam were amazing too. Nothing was ...
Rating: 5 stars
Andrew Morgan
A fantastic experience, with an excellent company, who made you feel very welcome. Very professiona...