Monday 24 July 2017


Rise Helicopters Open Day

Event ended

Editor's Choice

Take a flight in a helicopter at Gloucestershire Airport for just £20, during Rise Helicopters’ special Open Day in Staverton this November.

If you’ve ever looked up into Gloucestershire’s skies and seen a helicopter soaring through the air, now’s your chance to be the one with the bird’s eye view over the county – when Rise Helicopters at Gloucestershire Airport hold another popular Open Day on Saturday 14 November 2009.

Just in time for an early Christmas present for yourself, or the aviation enthusiast in your life perhaps, visitors from across Gloucestershire will be given the chance to get a behind-the-scenes insight into the world of flying, with Rise Helicopters’ experienced pilots on-hand to share their experience and answer questions from budding pilots young and old.

The highlight of the day, however, will be the chance to take a five-minute flight around the local area – at a bargain £20 per person – in a magnificent Bell 206 Jet Ranger chopper. High flyers can expect the experience of a lifetime, from hearing the chatter of air traffic control and floating into the skies above Gloucestershire Airport, to peering out across nearby villages and towns with only the calming whirl of the rotablades – and plenty of ‘ohhs’ and ‘ahhhs’, no doubt, to keep you company.

Back on terra firma and visitors will be able to enjoy the views from Rise Helicopters’ fabulous balcony, looking out over the busy airfield, with plenty of refreshments available.

Don’t miss SoGlos.com’s Rise Helicopters trial lesson review, and the Rise Helicopters photo gallery, but more importantly don’t forget your own camera for what is set to be a fabulous day out.

Event:
Rise Helicopters Open Day
Venue
Rise Helicopters
Dates:
Saturday 14 November 2009
Times:
From 10am
Admission:
An five-minute helicopter flight around the local area costs £20 per person.
Telephone:
(01452) 857083

© SoGlos
Monday 09 November 2009

Your comments...

More events you might like...

Cheltenham Activity Camps

Monday 24 July to Friday 25 August 2017

Children can look forward to five weeks of fun during the school summer holidays at Cheltenham Activity Camps.

Little ones can enjoy five weeks of summer activities with the Cheltenham Trust’s play scheme.

Summer holiday play scheme in Cheltenham

Monday 24 July to Friday 1 September 2017

Gloucestershire parents can make sure their little ones are thoroughly entertained this summer, when The Cheltenham Trust...

Royal Three Counties Old Spots Trail

Monday 24 July to Thursday 31 August 2017

Spot the little piggy who went to Gloucestershire during a journey along The Old Spot Trail this summer, featuring 20 sculptures...

Dusty’s Wildlife Rangers promises plenty of school holiday fun in the sun!

Dusty's Wildlife Rangers at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Wednesday 26 July to Sunday 3 September 2017

Slimbridge Wetland Centre is gearing up for a summer of family fun and adventures, with its Dusty’s Wildlife Rangers...

Have heaps of fun in the great Gloucestershire outdoors this summer.

Wild Summer School Days at Robinswood Hill Country Park

Friday 28 July to Wednesday 16 August 2017

County children can go wild in the great outdoors thanks to Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust, set to host a series of Wild...

Unmissable highlights