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Amazing Experience

I have a ppl but have not tried aerobatics before. This was a voucher experience given to me by my... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Extremetolip
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Fantastic Experience

My wife brought me a half an hour flying experience voucher which I used yesterday morning. My... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Neal H
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

First visit, in the reception, I was confronted by two neurotic women, who chose to pre-empt my request and attempt to eject me from the Airfield! The staff were rude uncooperative and confrontational, making unnecessary remarks about my recently deceased mother, there comments were outrageous...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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OnAir665239, Owner at Tatenhill Aviation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

This review is highly inaccurate and malicious and is not in any way related to flying aeroplanes here, the author visited the premises for commercial purposes without prior arrangement to remove an aircraft part from an aircraft belonging to a customer which was located in...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I have a ppl but have not tried aerobatics before. This was a voucher experience given to me by my work colleagues. I enjoyed the whole experience from start to finish. The staff were all helpful and friendly and the faciliftires were very good. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

My wife brought me a half an hour flying experience voucher which I used yesterday morning. My instructor was Mike Sain. Mike came and found us in the café and invited my wife and our Two boys, William, 4 and Oliver, 3 to have photos...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

I bought this for myself via a voucher experience. First attempt in May was cancelled due to bad weather/low cloud. Then I rebooked for end of July, and boy did I get a good day. Blue skies with puffy white clouds, and a temperature of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

I have returned from flight experience at Tatenhill aviation , from the moment I booked in at reception to the end of my flight the staff were all very friendly and helpful, all the instructions were clear and simple and everything went like clockwork. I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I booked a flying lesson through virgin experiences as a present for my partner. He had his lesson at the airfield on 6th May in a four-seater light aircraft. On arrival I was given the option to go along as a spectator which a chose...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 650dawnn
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I'm a British qualified pilot living in Hong Kong who likes to do a bit of general aviation flying when visiting family in the UK. As Tatenhill is near to my wife's family home, I frequently visit to stay current and to get a bit...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I was out with Martin in a C152 to revalidate my NPPL(A) licence. He’s a very good and patient instructor, putting me through my landing paces which variously were flat, off centre, squint, bouncy and once a while moderately greasy. Some stalls and forced landing...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I was bought a 1 hour taster flight for my 30th birthday. Approx 2-3 mins after takeoff I had control of the airplane up until 2-3 mins before we landed. I was expecting 10mins max of actually controlling the plane so very pleased. We took...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We visited 9/9/17 we had a 4 seater plane me my other half and our 9 year old son..only 1 word AMAZING.. our pilot Dave way fantastic he even flew us home town of rugeley we seen our house and my mom's best 30 mins...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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