Helicopter Flying Lesson at Silverstone
A brilliant Driving Experiences Experience located in Silverstone, Northamptonshire.
Flying fanatics are sure to love this helicopter flying experience at Silverstone, home of the British Grand Prix. Enjoy two exciting passenger flights, plus a around seven minutes of hands-on flying time, all in a purpose-built training chopper. Kick off with a safety briefing and introduction to the controls, before hopping into the helicopter to get ready for lift-off. Take turns being passenger and pilot to experience the best of both worlds – sit back and soak in the view as the helicopter soars over Silverstone’s iconic race track and personally take the reins for seven whole minutes, with the instructor on-hand to offer tips and tuition throughout. The ultimate introduction to the wonderful world of helicopter aviation!
Around two – three weekend dates per month throughout the year, excluding the Christmas and New Year period. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Lasts around an hour including a briefing and three six – seven minute flights (two as a passenger and one as honorary pilot).
Share the flight with up to two others, plus a fully-qualified instructor.
Spectators are welcome to watch the take-off and landing. A pair of binoculars or a camera comes in handy.
Please bear in mind that inside the helicopter can get quite warm. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.
Min age is 12. Max weight is 15 stone, max height is 6’5”. For security reasons, photographic ID (ideally a passport) MUST be produced on the day to be permitted to fly. Wheelchair users are welcome.