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A Typical 'Taster Day'

Parents are most welcome to remain throughout the morning or afternoon sessions to follow what goes on and take an interest in their youngsters involvement.

  Time   Activity
09:30 Morning youngsters arrive - four per booked glider
09:35 Welcome and introduction to staff followed by a 10 minute airfield safety briefing and discussion on the mornings programme.
09:55 Each instructors takes two youngsters out to fly. Remaining youngsters have talk on gliding and introduction to flight simulators
11:00 Youngsters who have flown return to briefing room and swap activities with the remainder of the group who now go out onto the airfield to fly
12:00 Once all youngsters have flown, all return to the briefing room for a wash-up discussion and the presentation of First Flight Certificates. Explanation of follow up residential courses available and how to go about booking up to attend one.
12:30 Meet up with afternoon attendees in restaurant for lunch
13:55 Morning youngsters depart - afternoon attendees (four per booked glider) go to briefing room.
14:00 Welcome and introduction to staff followed by a 10 minute airfield safety briefing and discussion on the afternoon programme.
14:15 Each instructor takes two youngsters out to fly. Remaining youngsters have talk on gliding and introduction to flight simulators
15:15 Youngsters who have flown return to briefing room and swap activities with the remainder of the group who now go out onto the airfield to fly
16:30 Once all youngsters have flown all return to the briefing room for a wash-up discussion and the presentation of First Flight Certificates. Explanation of follow up residential courses available and how to go about booking up to attend one.
17:00 Youngsters depart for home
SPECIAL OFFER
Residential courses booked within 10 days of the 'Taster Day' flight enjoy a discount equivalent to the cost of the 'Taster Day'