Safety Policy

To ensure your comfort and safety, please observe the following DOs and DON’Ts at the airfield.

What to DO at the airfield

  • Ask questions, your instructor will be happy to answer them
  • Wear sensible shoes and clothing
  • Switch off your mobile ‘phone
  • Remove and sharp or loose objects from your pockets
  • Wait to be escorted to the aircraft
  • Avoid the propellor at all times, even when stopped
  • Assist your instructor in the air by keeping a good lookout for other aircraft
  • Avoid embarrassment and say if you start to feel unwell

What NOT to do at the airfield

  • Smoke in or near the aircraft
  • Fly if you have a cold or are unwell
  • Fly if you have consumed alcohol
  • Distract your instructor if he/she is obviously busy
  • Interfere with the controls without the explicit permission of your instructor

What else do I need to know?

  • A camera may be carried provided that a wrist-strap secures it
  • Any bags should be left with your companions or at reception
  • Your instructor will explain the operation of seats, harnesses and doors
  • In the event of an emergency please vacate the aircraft to the rear and continue to a safe distance
  • Should you have any queries regarding these briefing notes, our reception staff and your instructor will be happy to clarify

Have a fantastic flight. It will be an unforgettable experience!

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