Robinson R22 30 Minute Trial Lesson(bespoke dates)


Get hands on controls of a Robinson R22 helicopter. Experience both the Cruise and the Hover phases of helicopter flight with an experienced EASA registered flying Instructor.The experience is usually an hour and a half, including instructional briefing, pilot information and the 30 minute flight time which can be used toward your future licence issue!

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Get the thrill of a lifetime when you take the controls of a Robinson R22 ultralight helicopter. After a 30 minute ground briefing you will be handed the controls approximately 2 minutes after take of and control all of the three primary controls in flight. Then once you have landed the aircraft back at the airfield you will experience how much control it takes to hover the helicopter!
Almat Flying Academy
Dakota House, Coventry Airport West
United Kingdom

From the A45 or A46 head to tollbar island, follow the signs for the Airport. Enter airport via the West Gate (via Baginton Village), through the automatic barrier, follow the signs for Heli Ride or L3 & arrive at the L3 Car park. - call 02477 220399 for us to let you in the gate. - Lost? use the link to video directions; SAT NAV : use Postcode CV83AZ What3words :into.park.eaten (entry gate)
Tel: 02477220399

Sun 9-5
Tue 9-5
Wed 9-5
Thu 9-5
Fri 9-5
Sat 9-5
Almat Flying Academy Helicopter flights Terms and Conditions

Booking your Flight

To book or re-book a time and date to fly, please call the office on

02477220399. The voucher has a 3 month booking window from the date specified on

the eVoucher, and this is to get the FLIGHT BOOKED. The flight window, ie the

window of time in which you have to get the voucher used is THREE MONTHS FROM

THE VOUCHER DATE. After this date any late bookings that are not due to weather

cancellations will attract a £50 extension fee or the voucher is forfeit with no

refund. All flights are conducted in conjunction with More-Heli Limited


No guarantees can be made with availability and we suggest you book early to

avoid disappointment.

On the day you’re booked to fly

You MUST call the flight line number on 02477220399 between 9.00 and 9.30 to

confirm your flight will go ahead (weather is a huge factor in your enjoyment of

the flight, and of course, flight safety). Please aim to arrive 30 minutes

before your slot time. Check our website for directions


Weather is huge factor in all types of aviation, and helicopters are no

exception. The weather minima’s in which we can fly are strictly defined by the

Civil Aviation Authority, and are in place for your safety. If weather does

cancel your flight we will extend your flight window without charge to you and

rearrange the experience at your convenience. Always call the flight line before

you leave the house.

What to Wear

Please wear comfortable clothes and sensible shoes.

Airfield Visitor and Spectators

There are refreshments, toilets and the Spectator viewing area located in front

of the office, and we will always recommend you bring as many family and friends

as you like to share in your experience(subject to COVID restrictions, please

check prior to setting out). Please ask about our photography and videography

packages of you flight.

Payments and eVoucher Validity

eVoucher are only available on payment of the full fee and are valid for 3

months from the date of issue. After 3 months vouchers maybe re validated for a

further 3 month on payment of an additional fee of £50. All flight payment must

be received within 14 days before the flight, if not the flight is cancelled and

any part payment already received will be forfeited by the customer, as these

are non refundable.

Cancellation policy

A refund of the Full amount less a £10.00 administration charge will be given on

all cancellation up to and including 30 days prior to the flight booking;

between 30 days and 48 hours a refund of 50% will be given. Less than 24 hours

no refund will be given. It is the students responsibility to attend all lesson

promptly. If a student arrives more than one hour late for the lesson, then the

instructor reserves the rights to cancel the lesson and charge the instructor

time for the lesson. If a student cancels within 24 hours prior to the lesson,

then the instructional fee shall still be charged. (N.B. This does not apply if

the lesson is cancelled by the instructor for weather or flight safety concerns)

Once airborne, if a request to cancel the flight is made, no refund or re-

scheduled flight will be permitted.


Almat Flying Academy has £3,000,000 legal liability insurance which any one

accident, including third party and passengers. No Insurance is provided on the

ground or in the Almat Flying academy building. You undertake flight training at

your own risk and in the knowledge that any accident in or around the airfield

whilst attending a flight is not the responsibility of Almat Flying Academy.


Safety is the Primary concern of everyone involved with Almat Flying Academy. We

reserve the right to terminate individual flight and training courses at any

time if in the opinion of the instructional staff safety is compromised. THE


Age Restriction.

The minimum trial lesson age is 14, the minimum solo flight is 16. All trial

lesson pilots must have signed the temporary membership form before flight, and

if under 16 then a guardian must also sign. The max Seat weight in the R22 is 16

stone and the R44 is 22 Stone.