Ultimate Yorkshire Flight Experience – Combined Flying Lesson & Personalised Scenic Tour

An incredible once in a lifetime flying experience

£430.00

Multiple routes available
Suitable for 1 person
2 hours (90 minutes flying time)

This is an incredible, once in a lifetime, flight experience which combines a trial flying lesson with a personalised scenic flight around Yorkshire. Plan your bespoke route with your flight instructor and choose which of Yorkshire’s many beautiful destinations and landmarks you’d like to see from the air (subject to airspace restrictions and air traffic control). Fly past your home, school or place of work to capture stunning aerial photographs to treasure forever.

What to expect:

  • Before take-off, you’ll receive a comprehensive pre-flight briefing, covering the mechanics of flight and the operation of the aircraft’s controls.
  • Decide your flight path for the experience, choose from a number of scenic routes or plan a flyover of a location close to your heart
  • Head out to the aircraft and take to the skies where you’ll have a full demonstration of the planes controls
  • Now it’s over to you! Under your instructors’ careful guidance you’ll take command of the aircraft and be gripped by the excitement of flying.
  • After a thrilling 90 minute flying adventure you’ll return to Sherburn where your pilot will skilfully land the aircraft before a debriefing session

Some example routes that could be covered in the 90 minute flight:

  • York Minster: The historic York Minster is an iconic cathedral with stunning architecture and can be seen from the air as it stands out in the cityscape.
  • York City: Fly over the city of York to get a bird’s-eye view of its historic streets, the city walls, and the beautiful River Ouse.
  • Harewood House: This grand country house and estate, just north of Leeds, is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland. A flyover provides a unique perspective of this stately home.
  • Leeds City: Overfly the city of Leeds and take in the modern skyscrapers, historic architecture, and the scenic River Aire.
  • Castle Howard: Located to the north of York, Castle Howard is a magnificent stately home and estate with beautiful gardens. A flight over this area offers a stunning view.
  • Yorkshire Dales: Head west to the Yorkshire Dales National Park and enjoy the breathtaking scenery, rolling hills, and picturesque villages from above.
  • Wharfedale: Fly over Wharfedale to see the stunning landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales, including the River Wharfe and charming villages.
  • Harrogate: Take a flight over the spa town of Harrogate to see its lush parks, elegant architecture, and the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms.
  • The Humber Bridge: To the east, you can overfly the Humber Bridge, a massive suspension bridge that spans the Humber estuary.
  • Selby Abbey: Located in the town of Selby, this historic abbey boasts impressive medieval architecture and is worth a flyover.

Share your experience with one additional adult or two small children who can travel in the aircraft with you and take any photos for you to remember your special day.

An amazing gift for a special birthday or retirement. Your experience flight will include a day membership to the club and a personalised certificate on completion of your flight. Should you wish to take your flying career further and work towards your Pilot’s Licence your flight experience will count towards your flying hours.

Add to the experience with a hearty pilot’s breakfast before the flight or a delicious homemade afternoon tea in the restaurant when you return.

Ultimate Yorkshire Flight Experience – Combined Flying Lesson & Personalised Scenic Tour

The Ultimate Yorkshire Flight Experience – Combined Flying Lesson & Personalised Scenic Tour takes off from Sherburn Aero Club. You’ll find the flying club just half an hour from York and Leeds and easily accessible from locations across Yorkshire.

The club has been running since 1964 and is one of the largest flying clubs in the north of England.

Sherburn Aero Club offer a range of experience flights with multiple routes available. The flight training school can take pilots from their first flight to full qualification. The facilities at the club are first class; with a bar and restaurant serving delicious home cooked food. There is an extensive outside seating area and playground. The perfect viewpoint from which to watch the busy airfield on a sunny day.

On this unforgettable flight experience you can choose from a range of destinations and landmarks with your pilot to personalise your flight with the instructor. Subject to airspace restrictions and air traffic control you may be able to fly over your home and get some memorable photographs from above. The airfield is located at New Lennerton Lane, Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds LS25 6JE.

The whole experience will take around two hours which includes 90 minutes of actual flying time.

All of our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against any of our listed experiences. The recipient may exchange their voucher if they don't like the experience they have been bought. Just see our FAQs for details.

Flights are weather dependent and as such may need to be cancelled at short notice.
All flying participants must be a minimum age of 12 years old. Passenger participants under 12 years old must be supervised by a parent or guardian. Adult supervision on airfield premises is required for those under 16 years.
Participants of Flight Experiences must check Weight and Height restrictions before booking.
All passengers should ensure that they are in good health and if in doubt should seek the medical advice of their GP before flying.
All routes are subject to airspace restrictions and air traffic control.

Ultimate Yorkshire Flight Experience - Combined Flying Lesson & Personalised Scenic Tour costs £430.

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Vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase.

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