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London Pleasure Flight from Essex

All aboard the executive chopper for thrilling London pleasure flights! Taking off from Stapleford Aerodrome you will enjoy a full half hour of flying time over the Thames where you’ll be able to look down on all the capital’s classic tourist attractions and gaze across the rooftops of the London skyline.You’ll take to the skies in an AS355 twin-engine Squirrel helicopter. This Essex airbase is within the M25 so your flight path will usually take you alongside the M11. Passing the likes of the Bank of England print works (where they really do have a licence to print money!) and soaring over the Lea Valley you’ll reach east London within just five minutes. Now that’s what we call a commute!You’ll then fly right over vibrant London in your heli starting with the likes of the Olympic Park the O2 Arena and the Isle of Dogs. As you pass round the towers of Canary Wharf see if you can spot Greenwich and the Cutty Sark on the other bank of the river.Now you’re above the tourist heart of the capital. The landmarks come thick and fast with the likes of the Tower of London Tower Bridge and HMS Belfast then the Gherkin St Paul’s Cathedral and the Shard as you continue to follow the Thames.Glance over to the South Bank and see if you can spot the Globe Theatre the Tate Modern and the OXO Tower. As you close in on the famous London Eye and the imposing Houses of Parliament at Westminster it’s time to make a left turn and head back to base getting a great view of the Mall leading to Buckingham Palace as you go.What’s really good about these London pleasure flights is the fact that you’ll be flying at just 1000ft which is way lower than your typical commercial airline flight. That means you can see everything below in detail. Right down to the red London double decker buses crossing Westminster Bridge and people walking along the South Bank promenade.We reckon you should have the pleasure of seeing the capital from the air at least once in your life so go for it! Book your seat in the helicopter or upgrade to an exclusive London pleasure flight charter where your group of five gets the helicopter all to yourselves!

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