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Sleap a former RAF training Airfield

2 passengers max. • 2h flight time Piper PA28-181 Archer II

Excursion flight

You will fly from Blackpool to Shrewsbury to enjoy your time there, then you will fly back.

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Private pilot

A private individual flying in their own free time who contributes to the total price through cost sharing.

5.0 • 14 reviews
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Description

Sleap a former RAF training Airfield Sleap (pronounced "Slape") is an ex-Royal Air Force airfield, which was opened in April 1943, and used by RAF advanced flying training units. Based in Shropshire this historic airfield is full of Charm with the original building and tower intact. It is situated just inside a military zone called a Matz which belongs to RAF Shawbury. RAF Shawbury is the combined helicopter training base for all of the armed forces and is where Prince Harry and Prince Willi...

Flight plan

Sightseeing points
Liverpool, UK
Wrexham, UK

Meet your pilot Gareth

Registered since 2018

Verified by Wingly

Our team has thoroughly checked the pilots license and medical certificate.

Private pilot

A private individual flying in their own free time who contributes to the total price through cost sharing.

Flight Log

400 total flying hours • 60 flight hours in the last 12 months

Thank you for looking at my profile. I believe flying is a privilege which should be shared and accessible by all. I am an experienced and commercially type rated pilot who enjoys meeting people and sharing my passion for aviation. I hope you will find an interesting flight to enjoy with me. If you have different flight idea I would be more than happy to discuss it. So look up at the sky that is where you could be very soon!! Who knows maybe you will get the bug for flying and want to bec...

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Pilot reviews

5.0 • 14 reviews
  • dylan

    5 out of 5 stars

    Quick trip around blackpool

    great guy and very laid back

  • John

    5 out of 5 stars

    Dambuster Run plus Chatsworth House

    Excellent day out Gareth sent me details the day before and answered all my questions, very helpful and knowledgeable thank you so much foe a enjoyable day.

  • Chris

    5 out of 5 stars

    Snowdon, Caernarfon and Puffin Island for up to three!

    We had a fantastic flight down to Caernarfon from Blackpool with Gareth. From start to finish he communicated well, and the flight itself was just incredible. His instrument rating and night rating gave us great confidence in his abilities as a pilot and also meant we had a truly unique experience flying above the clouds in search of Snowdon and landing at night back in Blackpool after a quick trip up the Promenade. I'd gladly recommend Gareth to any potential Wingly passengers and look forwar...

  • John

    5 out of 5 stars

    Snowden, Caernarfon, Menai Strait and Puffin Island feast

    We had a fantastic flight with Gareth. He was very knowledgeable about where we were going and the surrounding area. Gareth was friendly and easy to chat to. Thoroughly enjoyed a chance to fly the plane. Would highly recommend this experience with Gareth to friends.

  • BRENT

    5 out of 5 stars

    2 passengers Imperial War Museum Duxford for a day trip

    What an amazing day, and all thanks to Gareth. From the moment we arrived at the airfield to the reluctant end to the day, simply epic.

Things to know

Total experience time

The total experience time is 2h as it includes briefings and 2h for flying.

Weather

Good weather conditions are required for this flight to take place. The pilot may need to postpone or cancel your booking.

Cancellation policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours before the flight date.

What to bring

Feel free to bring your camera and sunglasses onboard.

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