See Blackpool Tower & Pleasure Beach Flight academy of excellence Warm & friendly welcome at the club Fab spectator views from 'Airside' cafe
A welcome and lesson briefing The chance to take the controls yourself Usually flying the aircraft for the majority of the flight A personalised certificate on completion of the flight
What can I expect?
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. 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. 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. 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.
When is it available?
Flights from Blackpool lift off on most weekdays and weekend, weather permitting
Blackpool Airport is ideal for anyone looking for flights from in the North East of England Spectator Facilities
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 dayMore Info
Minimum age is 16 years Maximum weight for is 14 stone There is a maximum height of 6'6''