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30 Minute Flight Open Cockpit

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Get groovy with a gyrocopter as you experience the unique sensation of flying in an open cockpit. Although it will take a little while to get used to the fresh breeze on your face, many passengers often say they love being up close and personal with nature and the weightlessness that comes with these types of aircraft. These unusual looking planes tend to sneak under the radar as flying experiences go, but once you try it you’ll never go back. Granted, they look a bit funky looking and are often described as the ‘motorbike of the skies’ but they actually possess a canny skill that very few aircrafts have. Fitted with an unpowered rotor that’s in free rotation, this allows the vehicle to develop lift as it uses a rotor disc with the air flowing forward to make it rotate. After spending a few minutes in the gyro, you’re bound to fall in love with these planes that give the unique feeling of fresh air on your face whilst flying. Without the restrictions of a cockpit, the views surrounding you will feel like they’re within touching distance as you graze over Hampshire. You’ll be glad to know that all the equipment and flying suits are provided, alongside an experienced instructor who will be offering you the chance to take the controls should you be feeling adventurous. If you’re keen to try something new and hop on board a flying experience like no other, this is the perfect package for you.

  • Fly an autogyro at Popham nr Basingstoke, Hants
  • Flights are with a certified training school
  • 30, 60 and 90 minute flights are available

  • Open cockpit flight in a Magni M16
  • A pre flight briefing and explanation of the controls
  • An opportunity to take the controls
  • A flying suit, helmet and radio comms are provided
  • Lesson time includes approximately 5 minutes for taxiing

  • Popham Airfield, near Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • You need to be agile enough to get in and out of the gyrocopter
  • No previous flying experience is required
  • Front seat experience is at the instructors discretion
  • Please seek medical advice if you have previously suffered a heart condition or other medical complaint such as back or neck problems
  • This experience is not suitable for pregnant mothers
  • All participants must complete an information sheet and waiver prior to flying

Minimum Age: 14 years

Minimum Height: 137.00 cm

Maximum Height: 193.00 cm

Maximum Weight: 101.00 kg

  • Please wear warm comfortable outdoor clothing and closed toe footwear, you should also bring gloves to wear on the flight

  • Weekdays and Saturdays throughout the year
  • All flights are subject to weather conditions

  • Spectators are welcome to watch your gyrocopter flight
  • There is a clubhouse which is usually open to visitors, along with a cafe at weekends

Our ethos is that your 'experience' should begin from the moment you first browse the site and we can deliver this because of:
  • - once you buy a voucher you are not then left to book the experience yourself. We handle your booking from A-Z, not only providing online dates but also dealing with the supplier to secure your date. Even after you have had your experience, we will ask you for a review of the event to ensure everything went ok.
  • - Our core staff have been working in the industry since 2004 and have all the experience necessary to deliver the experience that is perfect for you.
  • - Each venue and provider has been vetted by us and reviewed by our customers meaning we can give you honest, unbiased advice about what you are ordering.
  • - We have 3 lines of communication; phone, chat and email and our customer service centre is open 6 days a week. The average answer time for our call centre to answer is 20 seconds and we have a vast help section where you should be able to find any answer online.
  • - Once you have chosen a date, we will help to ensure that you get the confirmation in time for your event and if need be we will liaise with the supplier on your behalf if there is a problem.
  • - After each event we invite our customers to review the venue and the provider. This valuable feedback is then used to improve our service and also made public to other customers considering the same event. As a returning customer you will be eligible for a discount code to use on your next purchase.

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