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Light Aircraft Flying Lesson Melbourne 30 Minutes

Light Aircraft Flying Lesson Melbourne 30 Minutes

The Pilot Experience is the perfect opportunity for someone contemplating getting their pilots licence to experience first-hand what it’s like to be a pilot.

Moorabbin (Melbourne)
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Item: LI14047GH
Our Price: $195
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  • Description

    This learn-to-fly experience is the perfect opportunity for someone contemplating getting their pilots licence to experience first hand what it’s like to pilot a light aircraft around the skies of Melbourne. 

    Your experience begins with a 20 minute pre-flight briefing where all of the flight instruments and controls of the aircraft will be explained to you, so that once you get into the cockpit you will have a basic understanding of what is happening around you. During this time you will also have the opportunity to ask any questions about the flight or the aircraft.

    With the ground formalities out of the way it’s on to the pre-flight inspection of your aircraft. The pilot will spend around 5 to 10 minutes with you checking over all the basics such as fuel, oil, control surfaces, tyres, propeller, etc. Now it’s time to strap yourself in, start up and taxi down to the runway. Depending on the conditions on the day your instructor may actually let you take off, if not he/she will hand over the controls to you and let you fly once the aircraft is airborne and underway. Your instructor will take over at various times to demonstrate different things to you but for the most part you will be flying the aircraft. 

    Remember to glance at the scenery occasionally and take in the spectacular views of Melbourne's beautiful city skyline. The total aircraft time is 30 minutes. The total adventure is approximately one and a half hours.

    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
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  • Reviews
    83 Reviews
    4.7 out of 5

    Thank you to Hugh Jones - excellent, friendly staff member you have there!

    Brett J   5 out of 5

    Great experience. Professionally organised and run.

    Terry   5 out of 5

    My piloting instructor huw was excellent.

    Ash   5 out of 5

    Greatest 30 minutes of my life, can't wait to do it all again!

    Joseph   5 out of 5

    the girl that helped me out on the australia day holiday was great....i think her name was Holly

    annie   4 out of 5

    Charles the flight instructor was fantastic.

    Cley A   5 out of 5

    Will highly recommend

    Rebecca M   5 out of 5

    Bought as an birthday gift for my boyfriend. It was fantastic! We had to reschedule our first booking and it was done so with Tristar with no fuss. On the day, the instructor was very energetic and accommodating. Highly recommended!

    Steffi   5 out of 5

    Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Staff at Tristar aviation were professional and friendly which made the experience very enjoyable.

    Angelo R   5 out of 5

    Great experience Charles the instructor was both plesent and knowledgable. Had a great time and would love to to it again

    Greg   5 out of 5
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  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • No experience necessary
    • We advise that pregnant women, people who suffer from motion sickness, high blood pressure, heart disease or anxiety disorders make contact with us first to assess the suitability of the participant on an individual basis
    • The participant must be able to sit in the seat and reach all the controls
    • A $40 surcharge (payable on the day) is applicable to those weighing over 100kg up to a maximum weight 150kg

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Comfortable clothing suitable to the weather on the day
    • Sturdy enclosed footwear
    • Wearing a peaked cap, sunscreen and sunglasses can help keep the sun off
    • Camera, if you wish to take ground shots

    What is Supplied

    • Training by a professional, qualified instructor
    • Detailed pre-flight and safety briefing
    • 30-minute training flight

    More Information

    AVAILABILITY This experience operates 7 days per week (excluding Christmas day) generally between the hours of 8.30am and 5.30pm. You will need to allow 1.5 hours for the entire adventure. Weekends are generally booked months in advance, so please be flexible if you can only fly at weekends.

    TRANSPORT Transport is not provided. If you are traveling via Public transport, there is a train service to Cheltenham then bus services along Centre Dandenong Road to the Airport entrance or by taxi. 

    Please contact us if you do not understand spoken English and we will attempt to find an instructor that speaks your mother tongue.

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