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Robinson R22 Trial Lesson

A trial lesson in a Robinson R22 helicopter is the way most private pilots started their flying careers. This small, lightweight helicopter is by far the most popular choice for those learning due to its simplicity and low running costs.

A trial lesson will involve a ground briefing (often in the cockpit) followed by the flight itself. The primary topics covered within a trial lesson will include;

  • The fundamentals of how the helicopter works
  • The individual flight controls, their purpose and operation
  • A basic understanding of the flight instruments.

After take-off from Shoreham airport the student will have the opportunity to;

  • Manipulate each control in flight and
  • See how the helicopter responds visually or via the cockpit instruments
  • Follow the instructor through on some of more complex manoeuvres
  • Have a go at hovering
  • Experience radio communication with air traffic control.

Note: If the student is above 17st (108kg) in weight or over 6ft 2” (1.88m) in height the R22 may not be suitable. Please see the Robinson R44.

 

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  • The trial lesson was a present for my son's girlfriend. She had the most wonderful time and loved the whole experience. Seven of us went along to watch including my 19 month old grandson, the staff were super and we were all able to see her in the helicopter and take lots of photos. There was an area for us all to sit and watch or we were able to go outside with a staff member and see her take off and land back. All the staff we so helpful and the pilot, James, chatted to us on their return explaining about the helicopter etc. We all commented on what a well run organisation with a lovely team of people.
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