30 Minute Helicopter Flight in West Sussex
Flying in a helicopter is an exhilarating experience, giving an amazing view of the surrounding landscape as well as being an extremely glamorous way to travel! Upon arrival at the site in West Sussex, receive a pre-flight briefing, running through how the helicopter flies and how the controls affect flight. Then, board the helicopter for the vertical take-off. Fly over the West Sussex scenery for a 30 minute flight, during which there is a chance to take control of the helicopter for a truly hands-on experience.
- Have a thrilling flight in a helicopter
- See the beautiful sights of the West Sussex landscape
- 30 minutes in the air with an experienced pilot
- Take control of the helicopter if you dare!
- Availability Description
Flights operate seven days a week throughout the year, excluding Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 16. Under 18's must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will be required to sign a consent form. Minimum height is 5' and maximum height is 6'4''. Maximum weight is 14 stone.
Helicopter flying is weather dependent, mainly due to wind speeds and cloud cover. It is CRUCIAL to call for a weather check. For morning bookings, call the venue the day before. For afternoon/evening bookings call on the day before setting out.
Please allow up to one hour at the venue. Time in the helicopter is around 30 minutes from engines-on to engines-off. This includes warm-up, take-off and landing.
- Numbers on the Day
The briefing might be shared but the flight is held one a one-to-one basis with the instructor.
- Dress Code
Please bear in mind that the cockpit can get quite warm, so dress accordingly. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.
- Other Info
Flying time can count towards a Private Pilot's Licence. To qualify for a PPL you need a minimum of 45 hours dual-control flying, of which at least 10 hours must be solo flying.