Have you ever wanted to take the controls of a Piper Warrior in a light aircraft training flight? Well this will be your lucky day. Enjoy the most beautiful harbour in the world from a great vantage point a Sydney Scenic Hands-on Training Flight for one. To add to the excitement, you, with the guidance of your professional flight instructor, will fly the aeroplane!
This light aircraft training flight will allow you to see how it feels to be a pilot and be in control of the aircraft under the supervision of one of our instructors. The flight takes the form of a sixty minute introductory flying lesson and you'll fly with a professional flying instructor in a fully certified training aircraft.
Your instructor will meet you for a pre-flight briefing. We will explain the pre-flight inspection, get you to help the instructor check the aircraft, and then run through the checklists before you start the engine.
Then you will proceed to the flight line, headset in hand, where you will help your instructor prepare your Piper Warrior for flight. When the aeroplane is check out you will start up and be on your way. If you feel comfortable, you will actually do most of the flying during the flight as well.
You will head north to the suburb of Hornsby then east to the coast. You will approach the harbour from the north flying via the popular Narrabeen, Long Reef and Manly Beaches from where you will follow the harbour to the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Here your instructor will take the controls and circle in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House to allow you to take some photos. Enjoy stunning views of the Bridge, Opera House, North and South Head and of course the harbour and its foreshores!
All up you will be in the pilot's seat for about an hour. From your aircraft you will be able to view Sydney's famous skyline before we return back to Bankstown.
Professional training in modern facilities with highly qualified instructors
Course delivered at Bankstown Airport
Aerodrome and landing fees
(This course is non-accredited training).
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