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Flying in Staffordshire

Burton-upon-Trent
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Rated Based On 10 Reviews
    • Trial flights from Tatenhill Airfield near Burton
    • Base for maintenance, training & avionics companies
    • Highly experienced team of instructor pilots
    • Excellent flight line views for friends and family
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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
    European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
    Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
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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

These introductory flying packages all operate out of the busy little Tatenhill airfield in Staffordshire, close to Burton upon Trent and offering easy access from all over the Midlands. The centre at Tatenhill started out back in 1987 as a CAA approved light aircraft maintenance provider, before expanding to include a flying school, avionics design and installation.

Now with six fully qualified and highly experienced pilot instructors on board and a fleet of aircraft ready to be flown, these 30 and 60 minute flights can be taken in either a Cessna 152 with two seats, or a Piper Archer with four seats, meaning you may even be able to invite a couple of friends or loved ones to join you in your first flight as you head over the countryside of Stafford and Stoke.

All experiences flying out of Tatenhill include a pre-flight briefing, being shown around the plane and the controls and, once taken off and flying, you will get the opportunity to take the controls and fly the aircraft straight and level. This means you actually get to tackle one the essential elements of flying on these introductory lessons, so if you do decide to carry on, the time spent on this experience counts towards your Private Pilots Licence. More hands-on flying lessons are available at other airfields and aero clubs around the country.

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Flying in Staffordshire
5.0
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Review posted 2 months ago
Thoroughly enjoyed the experience from arrival at Tatenhill Airfield. The staff were so friendly and did everything in their capacity to put me at ease. My pilot for the day Dave was waiting for me in reception and was fantastic through out the take off prep and the actual flight He was keen to show me how well aircraft responded and how easy it was to fly. He also made sure that I had a good view of particular landmarks during the flight. After landing he provided me with further information on future flights but was not pushy at all. Will definitely be doing it again soon.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying in Staffordshire
5.0
By
Review posted 2 months ago
A superb experience that was more than I expected and made my year.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying in Staffordshire
4.0
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Review posted 9 months ago
Awesome, if only too short and over too quickly!
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying in Staffordshire
5.0
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Review posted about 1 year ago
Wonderful experience
Yes, I recommend this product.

Flying in Staffordshire
5.0
By
Review posted about 1 year ago
I had a brilliant time! John was a great instructor and I will be back sometime in the future for another lesson. Many thanks, Matt Savage
Yes, I recommend this product.

What's included in this experience?

• A pre-flight briefing and introduction to the aircraft
• The chance to take the controls
• Flight times are chock to chock including take off and landing time
• Experiences can count towards gaining a Pilots Licence
• Participants will be presented with a first flight certificate
• 4 seater flights usually allow 1 or 2 passengers to enjoy the lesson from the rear seats 

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When is it available?

• Experiences run on both weekdays and weekends throughout the year
• Lessons are weather permitting

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Where can I do this experience?

• This flying school is located at Tatenhill Airfield in Burton-upon-Trent
• The airfield is convenient for midland customers serving Burton, Derby, Lichfield, Stoke, Stafford and Birmingham

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Who is it suitable for?

• There is a minimum age of 8
• Minimum height is 4'6'', maximum is 6'6''
• There is a maximum weight limit of 14 stone for the 2 seater
• 4 seaters allow for 2 passengers at a maximum of 16 stone each

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Can anyone come along to watch?

• Spectators are very welcome to attend
• There is a clubhouse serving tea and coffee
• Cameras are welcome to capture the participants first aviation experience from the viewing areas overlooking the runway

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