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Gamston Flying School

| Retford (Gamston) Airport, Retford DN22 0QL, England
+44 1777 838222
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Flying experience.

Had a flying lesson/experience today with Gamston flyng school. All the staff were very friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel H
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Retford, United Kingdom
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50th Birthday Treat - Flying Experience

My husband recently celebrated his 50th Birthday and received a trial lesson as a gift. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon D
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We're a friendly and professional flying school based just off the A1 near Retford, Nottinghamshire. We're less than an hour from Doncaster, Sheffield, Newark, Gainsborough, Mansfield, Nottingham and Lincoln. We offer trial flying lessons, alongside training towards licences or additional ratings.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Retford (Gamston) Airport, Retford DN22 0QL, England
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+44 1777 838222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a flying lesson/experience today with Gamston flyng school. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. The flight lasted an hour and was great. I had the controls for a long time even though it was my first ever time. Loved it. I would...More

Thank Rachel H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband recently celebrated his 50th Birthday and received a trial lesson as a gift. This morning we arrived at Gamston not really knowing what to expect! We were made to feel very welcome and everyone was so friendly. Nothing was too much trouble. The...More

Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very professional flights Thank you Callum for a very enjoyable day Great birthday gift for my husband and I

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience. Had a half hour "trial lesson" in a small plane. Recommended for anyone who's OK with heights/flying. We flew over my house etc, got some epic photos.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I passed my PPL(A) in Essex last year before moving to Worksop, and finding this flying school near home was a real bonus for me. The airfield itself is a first class operation and Gamston Flying School provides superb training, well maintained aircraft, and all...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A brilliant experience. All the staff at the airfield are friendly and there was the great addition of the cafe for family/friends to look on from. Martin, the instructor, was fun, friendly and very knowledgeable with a full run through of the functions of each...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Brilliant experience, really enjoyed it. Instructor was lovely and keeps you in the loop with everything that is going on. Surprised with how much you got to fly, definitely worth a try!

Thank Sian E
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I had this flying trial bought for me for my birthday - and it was a fantastic experience! I really enjoyed it! The family also came to watch and ate/drank in the very nice café, with excellent food and service. The whole experience was fantastic...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Brilliant day, had the morning driving McLaren 720s followed up with Trial flight at Gamston, the instructor was great, experience amazing and looking forward to picking this up again in the near future

Thank Matthew G
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I can certainly endorse all the positive comments on this site. Everyone at Gamston was so friendly and helpful from first booking until we left after the lesson. The flight was a birthday present from my family - my first time at the controls of...More

Thank Colin G
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I spent at least 30 minutes in the air.
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