All our introduction flights are flown by an experienced Pilot who will guide you through a safety brief and review the aircraft safety features. This type of flight is conducted in accordance with the CAA as an organisation involved in promoting aerial sport and leisure aviation. You will receive an email from the Aero Club within 7 days from purchase to discuss a suitable time and day. Our main flying season commences on the 1st March until the 31st Oct.
These are not flying lessons and you cannot take control of the aeroplane nor will the time count towards obtaining a licence.
2 seat aircraft - Maximum weight is 16.0 stone (101 kg) and maximum height is 6' 2" (1.88 m). Minimum age is 14 years (adult supervision required on airfield premises for under 16's). 2 seat Cessna 152 and Citabria aircraft are currently used for this experience. Pitts Special flights can be extreme aerobatics and you must be of a good health and fitness to fly this type of experience.
4 seat aircraft - Maximum weight is 17.0 stone (108 kg) and maximum height is 6' 6" (1.98 m). Minimum age is 14 years (adult supervision required on airfield premises for under 16's). 4 seat Piper Arrow aircraft are currently used for this experience.
Once you have purchased your experience a member of the team will contact you direct within 7 days, to arrange a suitable time to conduct the flight. Small aircraft are restricted with the weather and wind, and Rochester is a grass runway operation. This will cause disruption particularly during the winter months with our flying program. Our main Flying season commences from the 1st March to 31st October.
The flights are non refundable. The voucher is valid for a period of six months from purchase or 1st March whichever is later. An extension fee of 10% applies to re validate the flight after this period and subject to price changes. All aircraft are subject to maintenance and replacement and your flight voucher maybe subject to change.