Start your flying journey from Goodwood aerodrome with Sportair Microlights. Our aircraft and our instructors are available throughout the year and ready to take you from never having flown to qualifying for your NPPL(M) licence allowing you to fly microlights with a maximum takeoff weight of up to 600 kg. Whether you are located in West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey or Hampshire Goodwood is a great location with easy access, nestled in the heart of the South Downs.
Why get a trial flight from Sportair Microlights
Our current hourly rate is £152 per hour as of August 2023. We offer two types of trial flight:
All trial flight lessons can be counted towards your licence too.
Sportair Microlights are a completely separate flying school and club run by completely separate people. We are located at the north end of the airfield in the Sportair Cabin that overlooks the runways. You do not need to be a member of the Goodwood Aero Club to enjoy flying from Goodwood with Sportair Microlights. Because we operate different aircraft our costs are markedly lower too. We are a relaxed bunch interested in getting people their wings for fun!
Absolutely! They are welcome to take photos and enjoy the scenery and club facilities while you or your friend/family member enjoy their flight. Once you have made your booking we’ll provide you with all the details you’ll need for the day.
To book, call us on 07813 889 550 and we’ll arrange payment. If you are booking a voucher for a trial flight or flying experience we’ll also take your address and pop that in the post to you. When you are ready to book, give us a call and we’ll arrange that for you over the phone!
You can find out more about learning to fly microlights with Sportair here. Alternatively, feel free to join us at our ‘flying club cabin’ on the north side of Goodwood Aerodrome for a chat (please give us a call first to make sure someone is around to chat with you! 07813 889 550)
Please note there are several restrictions to flying microlights: