Trial Flying Lessons

Thinking of starting your journey to getting a pilot’s licence? Do you want to take to the air and find out about the National Private Pilot’s Licence (NPPL)?

Whatever reason you have for wanting a trial flying lesson, our flying school set in the stunning Hampshire countryside is where to start. Experience the freedom of flight, spend time talking to an instructor and get to know our friendly, grassroots flying school for your first flying lesson.

You will be able to soak up the atmosphere first hand, experience the aviation life at the wonderful Popham airfield and take to the skies for 1 or 2 hours with our friendly and passionate flight team.

Operation Eagle (1-hour trial flying lesson) – £143.00 

Take your first step into flying with a one-hour trial flight in Hampshire. Operation Eagle is the perfect option if you are looking for a taste of starting to fly. After a short safety briefing, you will climb into one of our C42 aircraft, taking off and completing the first few exercises of the pilot’s licence syllabus.

Maximum passenger weight must not exceed 90kg (14.5 stones) fully clothed.

Operation Falcon (2-hour trial flying lesson) – £299.00

Take longer in the air and experience a land-away. With the Operation Falcon package, you can experience a comprehensive flight including instruction on your first few official flying lessons, which go toward earning your NPPL (National Private Pilot’s Licence) in one of our comfortable, reliable and competent C42 aircraft, plus a landing on the Isle of Wight. Allowing you time to spend with an instructor to ask all the questions you want while you enjoy a coffee or tea and a bite to eat before returning to Popham airfield.

Maximum passenger weight must not exceed 90kg (14.5 stones) fully clothed.

Join the UK’s most popular flying school and begin your flight training the right way. Friendly atmosphere with our patient and experienced instructors at a flying school that can boast over 40 years of flight training excellence. Once you qualify as a pilot, our membership and hire fees offer fantastic value for money. Our excellent online booking system makes hiring aircraft easy and simple. In addition, we can provide all the equipment you need. We have classrooms for ground school, briefing rooms, and a one-of-a-kind C42 simulator for when the weather isn’t flyable.

Start your journey today with a 1 or 2-hour trial flying lesson in Hampshire and get started on your path to becoming a private pilot.