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£49 -- Glider Flying Lesson This Spring, Reg £99

Sold out - This deal was published 17 Apr, 2014 and sold out 08 May, 2014.
£49 -- Glider Flying Lesson This Spring, Reg £99
By Carol Linfield
Save over 50% on a "thrilling" (In Oxford online) flight above the scenic Oxfordshire countryside with this taster session at Bicester Gliding Centre.

Why we love it

  • You'll save 51% for 30 minutes in the air
  • A 30-minute gliding lesson, described as a "thrilling activity" by In Oxford online
  • When airborne, you can take control and fly the glider yourself
  • This offer is valid on the late May bank holiday
  • The dual-controlled, 2-seater gliders can reach heights of up to 1400 feet and hit speeds of 70mph in a matter of seconds

When

Mon-Fri until 26 Sep

Where

Bicester Gliding Centre
Windrushers Gliding Club, Bicester Airfield
Skimmingdish Lane
Bicester, OX26 5HA
(See Map)
Tel: 01869 252493

What's included

  • A safety briefing and presentation on what to expect
  • When in the air, the instructor will demonstrate the controls and principles of flying before offering you the chance to take over and fly the aircraft yourself
  • If your session consists of two consecutive lessons, you will land, the glider will be pushed back into position and then you will launch for the second time

The small print

Not available on 5-9 May; 11-15 August. Bookings must be made by 20 May. Must be used by one person in one visit. A 7-day cancellation policy applies. If cancellation falls within this time period, no refund will be given. Please contact Travelzoo not Bicester Gliding Centre if you wish to contest the loss of payment. A request to change the date or time of your session may incur a £15 administration fee, subject to the Bicester Gliding Centre's discretion. For safety reasons, customers must have a good understanding of English to fly. Offer open to persons aged 14 and over only. Under-18s must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight 16 stone (100kg); maximum height 6ft 2in (188cm). Customers must sign a health declaration prior to flying; not suitable for those with insulin dependent diabetes, serious heart conditions, dizziness, epilepsy or fainting, breathlessness at rest, nervous disorders or any other serious illness that could be hazardous when flying. No alcohol may be consumed before flying.

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£49   £99
51% off
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Bicester Gliding Centre
93% Enjoyed Bicester Gliding Centre
93% (28 ratings)
Sold out at
23:59 GMT on May 8
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Winch launching involves the glider being pulled into the air by 2000 feet of steel cable. Bicester Airfield was established in 1917 and retains authentic hangars and a pre-WWII bomb store -- all English Heritage-listed buildings
93% Enjoyed Bicester Gliding Centre
(28 ratings)
4.7
Quality of Service
4.6
Quality of Activity
4.8
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The people were very friendly and relaxed

02 October 2014 Doreen United Kingdom

Very professional and friendly service!

08 August 2014 chris United Kingdom

Bought this Experience for my Son for Christmas. He thoroughly enjoyed it, perfect morning for gliding and he said that it was well worth the money. Instructors were brilliant and would recommend it. Thank you.

17 June 2014 susan United Kingdom

Flying the glider myself

30 April 2014 Ronald United Kingdom

Friendly skillful staff plus an exciting activity

02 February 2014 andrew United Kingdom

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Windrushers Gliding Club, Bicester Airfield, Skimmingdish Lane
Bicester, OX26 5HA
Tel: 01869 252493

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