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Robinson R44 Trial Lesson

The Robinson R44 is an excellent helicopter to fly a trial lesson in. The modern roomy cockpit provides an ideal learning environment and the helicopter's ample power and predictable handling characteristics make it a pleasure to fly. Being a 4 seat helicopter it is also possible for 2 other interested individuals to accompany the student on the flight*.

A trial lesson will involve a ground briefing (often in the cockpit) followed by the flight itself. The primary topics covered within a trial lesson will include;

  • The fundamentals of how the helicopter works
  • The individual flight controls, their purpose and operation
  • A basic understanding of the flight instruments.

After take-off from Shoreham airport the student will have the opportunity to;

  • Manipulate each control in flight and
  • See how the helicopter responds visually or via the cockpit instruments
  • Follow the instructor through on some of more complex manoeuvres
  • Have a go at hovering (on flights of 30 minutes or more)
  • Experience radio communication with air traffic control.

Note: If the student, or those accompanying them, are above 20st (127kg) in weight then please contact us. *Mass and balance restrictions apply.

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£300 £300

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  • Contacted John at Helifly for a quote for a flight covering Shoreham Harbour, Brighton and Harbour, South Downs, Findon, Arundel, and Littlehampton and Harbour. Booked the flight with a few days notice and were reassured if the weather and visibility had been poor we could have postponed. We took off at 1400 and flew smoothly over our route landing 35min latter. Patricia my wife and friend Keith, we all apprehensive as none of us had flown in a helicopter. John is an excellent pilot and gave us a good running commentary. Did take a video camera but put it on automatic set up. on a cord around my neck. Wanted to concentrate on the flight not photos. On landing we went for a tea at the airport restaurant and had a look round. Could of easily stayed another hour.
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