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Flying Lessons over Blackpool Tower

Blackpool Airport, Lancashire
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Rated Based On 81 Reviews
    • See Blackpool Tower & Pleasure Beach
    • Flight academy of excellence
    • Warm & friendly welcome at the club
    • Fab spectator views from 'Airside' cafe
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    Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
    Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
    Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
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Delivery Type Delivery Time Price
Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
Evoucher Instantaneous Free

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

* 93% delivered next working day

What can I expect on the day

Be part of this busy flight academy at Blackpool airport and get a taste of being a pilot at the great British seaside! This centre, just a five minute walk from the main airport terminal at Blackpool, prides itself on excellent standards of flying lessons from fully qualified instructors. with a range of flying lessons durations available.

With a full range of lesson durations available, you can choose 30 or 60 minutes of flying in a two seater Cessna 150, or you can opt for a 60 minute flight in a Piper PA28 with four seats, which means that within the weight limits, one or two spectators can join you in the air over Blackpool as rear seat passengers for the duration of your lesson.

On all of these flights you will get to see a slice of the classic Blackpool coastline from the sky, including the famous Golden Mile, the Pleasure Beach, the Pier jutting out into the sea and Blackpool Tower.  On the 60 minute flights you will then head further afield to perhaps Lancaster or the southern Lakes. At this flight academy it's not just about spotting the sights on the seafront, you will actually learn what it's like to fly a plane and, being a modern dual-controlled light aircraft, you'll find the challenge of having a go at flying fun and informative under the guidance of your fully-qualified instructor pilot.

Don't just take our word for it, one recently qualified pilot who was a student of the academy said: "After an hour's 'joyride' around Blackpool and beyond, I enjoyed my flight so much I decided to study for my private pilot's licence at the academy." and other club members firmly believe the immaculately maintained and presented fleet of aircraft here in Blackpool really makes this school stand out.

And it's no surprise this centre has such a good reputation, as it is Blackpool's original flight training academy. Opened in 1947, for flying lessons and charter work, the most popular aerial excursions were flights over Blackpool and even today the approach coming in to land at the airport will take your breath away, as you soar in over the water, the beach and the cliffs to come in for your landing on the tarmac runway.

Facilities at this flight academy in Blackpool airport are excellent and friends and family are invited to watch your airborne adventures from the warmth and comfort of the 'Airside' cafe and bar, affording good views of the apron and taxiways at the airport. Don't forget, on all flying lessons you will be able to take control at various points, including taxiing and mid-air over Blackpool to practice gentle ascents, descents and even turning. Another amazing flying lessons experience from IntotheBlue. 

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Flying Lessons over Blackpool Tower
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Review posted 3 hours ago
Staff very helpful; I had to change my date due to ill health, that was no problem. Strong winds and storms led us to rearrange date again but clearly not their fault.
The location is very good, with a great view; if that is you can look around, personally I was concentrating very hard as I was actually flying the plane, never having done this before. Once at cruising height, The views over towards the lakes are wonderful. You can get a drink in the small bar at the school or a meal in a pub (chain ) right by the airport. Finding the airport is easy, signed from off the end of the M55.
If you are in anyway interested in flying then go!
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying Lessons over Blackpool Tower
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Review posted 4 days ago
Great experience. The instructor Thomas was friendly but professional. He let me take control right away and recognised quickly my level of competence which meant I was flying the plane for good amount of time. Definitely no 1 on my gift list for the future....
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying Lessons over Blackpool Tower
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Review posted 2 weeks ago
A terrific and well planned event,from stepping foot inside the building to getting out of the cockpit after landing.The staff were helpful and friendly and Russell the instructor was superb.A splenid experience and if anyone is thinking of trying give it a go you will love it.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying Lessons over Blackpool Tower
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Review posted 2 months ago
So much fun from start to finish.
My instructor was fantastic.
Will definitely be doing it again.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying Lessons over Blackpool Tower
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Review posted 2 months ago
Brilliance lets you take control from the very start taxiing take off down to landing
Route was to fleetwood couple circles back down to Blackpool
Yes, I recommend this product.

What's included in this experience?

• A welcome and lesson briefing
• The chance to take the controls yourself
• Usually flying the aircraft for the majority of the flight
• On four seater flights the pilot will usually allow you to take an interested friend or relative to observe the lesson from the rear seats
• A personalised certificate on completion of the flight

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When is it available?

• Flights from Blackpool lift off on most weekdays and weekend, weather permitting

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Where can I do this experience?

• Blackpool Airport is ideal for anyone looking for flights from in the North East of England
• Within easy reach of Preston and Blackburn via the M6 and M55, Manchester and Liverpool are just over an hour away by car

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Who is it suitable for?

• Minimum age is 16 years
• Maximum weight for 2 seater flights is 14 stone
• Maximum weight for 4 seater flights is 18 stone
• There is a maximum height of 6'6''
• 4 seater passengers are allowed at the pilots discretion

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Can anyone come along to watch?

• Friends and family are welcome to come and watch the flights
• There is an excellent lounge and bar on-site, open between 9.00am and 10.30pm, 7 days a week
• Hot and cold food is available to order through the day

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