Is it physically hard?
No, the flying is very gentle, a good comparison would be driving a car. The only tiring bit is walking back up the hill during your early flights.
Is it expensive?
Once qualified you can buy second hand equipment for as little as £500, or new at around £2,000
Is it dangerous?
All air sports are potentially dangerous, but providing you are sensible and listen to instructions you should never have an accident.
What effect does the weather have?
Quite a bit - we need the winds to be fairly light and for it to be dry to fly safely.
Is there an age limit?
Not for tandem flights, but 14 to start flying in the school and 16 to become qualified. There is no upper age limit.
Do I need to book?
It is good if you can let us know when you wish to fly, but because of the weather situation, people phone us the evening before to confirm everything. If there is a good forecast then they come along the following day.
Is there a deposit?
No, our payment system is that you pay when you fly (no advance payment), and if you do not get a full day in you are charged accordingly. In periods of bad weather, courses may be charged on a daily rate.
What do I need to bring?
A good pair of walking boots, sensible outdoor clothing and a packed lunch.
See you soon!