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Flying Lessons Northamptonshire

Turweston Aerodrome, Brackley   

• Trial flights at Turweston Aerodrome nr Brackley
• Flight school manages and operates the airfield
• Minimum age for flying is 14 years old
• Bring a camera - capture aerial views of Northants

What's Included

• Includes a pre-flight and safety briefing
• Introduction to the aircraft before taking off for your selected flight duration
• You'll have the chance to take the controls and fly the aircraft yourself under the guidance of the instructor
• Flight durations include take off and landing time

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What Can I Expect

Try flying in Northamptonshire at this convivial and relaxed airfield for a fun day out in the air! These lessons take off from Turweston aerodrome, just north of Brackley. All flight operations and air traffic movements are managed by this flying school, so you know you're at the heart of this small and friendly airfield with these lessons.

You can choose a trial flight duration of 30, 40 or 60 minutes, all taken in a Piper Cherokee dual-controlled light aircraft. Mike Robinson leads the team at this flying school and Mike has been flying since he was 14 and has clocked up over 11,000 hours of air time teaching people to fly. His enthusiasm with new trainees is inimitable, so the flying bug is sure to rub off on you too.

As all flying in Northamptonshire experiences are tailor made to suit, it's your choice if you prefer to take the flight time to see and photograph sights such as Silverstone and Althorp from the air, or if you prefer to get down to the serious business of flying and maximise your time at the cockpit controls. If you live nearby Turweston Airfield, you may even be able to fly over your house!


• Most weekdays and weekends throughout the year, subject to suitable weather conditions


• This friendly and professional flying school is located at Turweston Aerodrome in Brackley, Northamptonshire

Suitable For

• The minimum age for a lesson is 14 years old
• Minimum height is 4'6", maximum 6'4"
• Maximum weight of 14 stone
• Customers may be asked to bring a photographic form of ID


• Spectators are welcome to view take off and landings from viewing area


Average Rating 5
Total Reviews 16
Recommend to Friend 16
4 months ago
Friendly and professional staff. Easy to drive there. Good cafe and viewpoint.
7 months ago
The flight instructor was awesome. He tailored the experience to my requirements and it was great fun. A very knowledgeable and decent guy!
7 months ago
It was a great experience.
about 5 years ago
Brilliant experience - felt totally safe with an experienced pilot, but with a high degree of freedom to fly myself and get a true feeling of what it's like to fly.
about 5 years ago
really great first time flying experience. Good instructor, explained controls well, made sure we were kept safe, and allowed plenty of freedom to fly where & how i wanted. Was everything I had hoped for
Andrew Waide
black Piper Cherokee
Flying Lessons Northamptonshire
30 Minute 2 Seater Flying Lesson
Total Price£109.00
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