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Training at the Flight Park, UK

the flight park

Located near Keswick in UK, the Flight Park provides tandem flights, ab initio training, outdoor adventures and has a lovely cafe bistro. Magical, sophisticated and most of all, fun !



The Flight Park is located on the flat pastures between Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwent Water, on the outskirts of Keswick town and on the edge of Braithwaite village, which is perfectly placed in the sea breeze convergence alley for pilots travelling south from Skiddaw to Catbells and back.

From our large window we can see 10 flying sites (Skiddaw, Jenkin, Blease, Latrigg, Clough Head) all of which are within a 20 minute drive.



Microlights, helicopters and sail planes have all landed in our large flat grass field. Our longest runway is 400m and takes a Northwest / Southeast wind direction.

Our Southwest / Northeast runway is 300m long. We have a permit to tow upto 200ft AGL (Mon-Fri) and 2000ft (Sat-Sun and bank holidays). For visiting pilots, we provide a taxi and retrieve service.



We provide Tandem Air Experience flights, together with Beginner (EP) and Intermediate (CP) courses.

You can also have BHPA tow conversions for qualified pilots and 1:1 guiding with Jocky Sanderson who will provide briefings, air-to-air instruction, retrieves and personal debriefs.


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The world renowned pilot, Jocky Sanderson, leads a squadron of experienced instructors and guides who provide coaching on courses all over the world.

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Check out the classic routes regularly flown by our team during various XC courses, from superb flying sites in France, India, Colombia, Australia & UK

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If you want to go on a guided flying trip, in any part of the world, write to us. Based on your group size and duration, we will provide a completely tailor-made solution, with a world-class guide and retrieves.

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As a way of saying thank you to our clients, we are offering a loyalty discount for all pilots who have flown with us in the past. Use the coupon 'escapecourse' during checkout.

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