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Helicopter Lessons Sussex

Your helicopter Sussex experience is set to be a glamorous affair at Shoreham airfield in Sussex (otherwise known as Brighton City Airport) as the setting is superb. As soon as you take off you’ll be treated to spectacular views of the Brighton and Hove coastline and the impressive Lancing College building. Indeed the airport is buzzing all the time with many glam types landing and taking off in their private planes and helicopters so on your 20 30 or 60 minute helicopter lesson you can feel like part of the Sussex jet-set too! ¬†Your pilot instructor will show you round the Robinson R22 helicopter that’ll be used for your lesson and once you’ve radioed for clearance from air traffic control you’ll soon be airborne. The Robinson R22 is renowned for it’s reliability speed and low running costs. It has a single piston engine and the rotor blades span nearly eight metres. The helicopter has a range of 300 nautical miles and a cruising speed of 80 knots. All these stats apart we know you won’t fail to be amazed by the sensation of rotary flight and the views of the sea from your helicopter over Sussex.

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