Customer Reviews

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Our 10 most recent TripAdvisor reviews are listed below and our full list of reviews can be found by clicking on this TripAdvisor website link.

star rating  All of the experience was awesome, recommended to everyone , the staff, the location , the friendliness, overall amazing can’t thank them enough

11th August 2022

star rating  Had a trial flight booked for a birthday, the directions and instructions were excellent, the flight itself was thrilling and expertly instructed by Brad who's a really nice and informative... read more

11th August 2022

star rating  The whole experience was amazing. Brad couldn't be more friendly and welcoming. After a smooth take off we flew around for 30 minutes, the scenery was incredible and it was... read more

11th August 2022

star rating  My wife booked me a micro lite flight for my birthday and I selected Great Western Airsports on the basis of their reviews and online information. The flight was... read more

Liz J
10th August 2022

star rating  Fantastic experience from start to finish! Brad was excellent in terms of organization and communication throughout the process, including making provision for family viewing and comfort at the lovely airfield... read more

25th July 2022

star rating  I organised flights for about 20 older people. Although some flights were delayed by the weather Brat was determined that we did miss out and was extremely proactive in helping... read more

25th July 2022

star rating  This flight was a retirement gift to me from my children, Brad is an excellent pilot and his friendly personality put me at ease immediately as I was slightly apprehensive.... read more

20th July 2022

star rating  If you do nothing else from your bucket list a flight here with Brad must go to the top of any wish list. It was a never to be forgotten... read more

18th July 2022

star rating  What an incredible experience! I was very lucky with the weather and the views were fabulous. Brad was an amazing pilot and made me feel very safe. He was extremely... read more

Helen P
17th July 2022

star rating  Very enjoyable short flight over the Somerset countryside. Brad was an excellent guide. Recommended.

14th July 2022

star rating  Fixed Wing Microlight - A wonderful hour spent flying over Bath, the Mendip Hills, Cheddar Gorge and then back over Wookey Hole and Wells. A fantastic experience piloted by Brad... read more

11th July 2022

star rating  A fantastic experience flying over the mendip hills & cheddar gorge,Brad was a great instructor & tour guide

10th July 2022

star rating  I flew with Into the Blue , amazing experience to see the whole of Bristol , the welsh coast, and fly over Bath and see the Royal; Crescent in Bath,... read more

9th July 2022

star rating  Great communications and instructions for joining, followed by a very good safety brief and information on what to expect from the flight.
Brad explained everything that was going on from... read more

28th June 2022

star rating  A must do experience. Tick it off the bucket list and you may catch the flying bug. Brad was great at talking you through all the sites and choices while... read more

22nd June 2022

star rating  It was amazing trip I enjoyed all off it from start to the end
Lovely views
And Brad was extremely help full talk to you and making you... read more

11th June 2022

star rating  I had an hour long flight (although it was a bit longer than that) over the White Horse, Longleat, Frome, Glastonbury festival site and the Tor
Brad is a superb... read more

8th June 2022

star rating  It was a wonderful experience.
Very personal and not just to plough through as many people as possible.

6th June 2022

star rating  Fabulous experience ! Loved every minute. Brad is a fantastic pilot. Very safety conscious but still a very thrilling time. Would defo do it again. Thank you Brad. Over and... read more

4th June 2022

star rating  It was quite exhilarating and a really good experience. Brad was informative, funny and put me at ease. I'd definitely fly with Brad again because he is a good instructor... read more

3rd June 2022

star rating  I was given this as an 18th birthday present- it was amazing. I can’t recommend Brad highly enough - it was a memorable experience and one I would definitely recommend!... read more

3rd June 2022

star rating  A great experience from a skilled and knowledgeable pilot who made the experience both safe and enjoyable.

The surrounding countryside is stunning and the view from the Microlight... read more

3rd June 2022

star rating  What a great experience, yesterday was my second flight. Bath opened up below us, the countryside stretched off for ever. I felt completely safe and thoroughly enjoyed my little adventure

3rd June 2022

star rating  I booked a half hour trial flight & actually had more like 50 mins on a lovely clear sunny day. Brad flew me over Bath then on to my... read more

3rd June 2022

star rating  Excellent from start to finish. South African Brad is a wealth of knowledge and will keep you safe and entertained. I was lucky to have a glorious flying... read more

Steve W
1st June 2022

star rating  Brad was a fantastic host for us. Very knowledgeable and accommodating before, during, and after the flight and clear on instructions and what was needed of us. Thanks from Martin... read more

Diego S
29th May 2022

star rating  My son has just returned from having an awesome experience Great Western Airsports. When we arrived Brad made us all feel very comfortable and fully explained how everything worked and... read more

22nd April 2022

star rating  Really great experience with a very knowledgable, friendly and personable instructor. Felt very safe and in good hands. Would highly recommend!

18th April 2022

star rating  Fun and safety paramount, brilliant experience at Brown Shutters Farm Airfield. Brad was so good at making sure your flight was as much fun as it should be. Cannot say... read more

17th April 2022

star rating  Brad is great, you get taught by somebody who treats you as very important and at a speed that suits you. You get a good grounding before flying and feel... read more

15th April 2022

star rating  Booked this experience for my wife’s 66th birthday. Brad was the ultimate host going through every detail to make her flight an amazing experience and I must say took excellent... read more

10th April 2022

star rating  My first time in a Microlite was amazing, and far more immersive than travelling on a commercial airliner! Brad was really friendly and clear with his instructions. I was even... read more

5th April 2022

star rating  Free as a bird flapping my arms along .Life is too short and should be lived, SUPER FUN day with Brad. I had a really enjoyable morning. It was... read more

Maria H
25th March 2022

star rating  Amazing, like being a bird of prey.
Floating @ 1mile high, weaving around the clouds
Super fun, Brad was excellent, both safe and even let me steer.

Jon T
20th March 2022

star rating  Wow, what an amazing experience for my 18th year old son on his birthday.
Brad went out of his way for us; nothing was too much trouble.
Booking was... read more

23rd February 2022

star rating  Great day on the microlite with Brad, he was very knowledgeable on the aircraft and gave a great tour of the bath area

Ali S
18th January 2022

star rating  I bought my Grandson a Microlite experience as a present and treated myself to one as well. Our first visit was rained out of the skies by heavy showers half... read more

Ronald B
15th November 2021

star rating  I was given a flight voucher for my 12th birthday and it was the best experience EVER. I chose to go on the flexi-wing which Brad said was most like... read more

13th November 2021

star rating  I booked onto a microlight flight with Brad and it was absolutely amazing. Not only due to the experience itself but also due to the instructor Brad. He was very... read more

12th November 2021

star rating  This was an absolutely amazing experience that I would throroughly recommend to anyone tempted to see what flying one of these aircraft is like. Brad was an excellent instructor and... read more

Vaughan S
7th November 2021

star rating  A fantastic experience with Brad. After many rescheduled flights due to covid we finally went up in a microlight and what an adventure. Brad was an excellent tutor and let... read more

22nd October 2021

star rating  Experience was totally amazing from the initial booking with Brad who couldn't have been more thorough. When we arrived he showed us to the parking area and then explained... read more

18th October 2021

star rating  Fantastic Experience. My husband had a 60min flight & thoroughly enjoyed it - even took the controls for half of the time. Brad was really, really nice - genuine and... read more

10th October 2021

star rating  What an amazing experience! From the time that I arrived to the time that I left Brad supplied a fantastic flight. Brad quickly made me feel welcome with his sense... read more

4th October 2021

star rating  My son treated me to an hour's microlight flight and Brad gave me an experience of a lifetime. It was a beautifully clear day and Brad was keen to let... read more

28th September 2021

star rating  Brad couldn't have been nicer or more professional - what a great experience.

I didn't have much luck with the bookings as it was postponed a several times but... read more

Ian M
23rd September 2021

star rating  Brad is a friendly and personable guy who instantly establishes a relaxed atmosphere, yet also maintains an air of total professionalism with a high regard to safety. The Covid secure... read more

Matt H
23rd September 2021

star rating  Firstly, I would like to say what a pleasure it was to spend time with Brad. A most friendly, likeable chap if ever there was one. With his relaxed style,... read more

14th September 2021

star rating  Fantastic experience Brad top man such a great pilot from the minute we arrived made to feel so welcome even flew my partner over our house great day out try... read more

8th September 2021

star rating  The friendliest South African you will ever meet and an amazing view of bath too, couldn’t of asked for a better day out

4th September 2021

star rating  Brad couldn't have been nicer or more professional - what a great experience. I didn't have much luck with the bookings as it was postponed a several times but... read more

Ian M
1st September 2021

star rating  Brad is a friendly and personable guy who instantly establishes a relaxed atmosphere, yet also maintains an air of total professionalism with a high regard to safety. The Covid secure... read more

Matt H
1st September 2021

star rating  Firstly, I would like to say what a pleasure it was to spend time with Brad. A most friendly, likeable chap if ever there was one. With his relaxed style,... read more

1st September 2021

star rating  Fantastic experience Brad top man such a great pilot from the minute we arrived made to feel so welcome even flew my partner over our house great day out try... read more

Philip M
1st September 2021

star rating  The friendliest South African you will ever meet and an amazing view of bath too, couldn’t of asked for a bette

1st September 2021

star rating  This was an amazing experience. Brad is such a great pilot/host/tour guide and instructor. He makes the experience a joy. I've never been in a microlight before and would definitely... read more

31st August 2021

star rating  I had the great pleasure of going on my micro flight this week , it had to be delayed because of covid but it was well worth the wait. ... read more

26th August 2021

star rating  Had a 30 minute microlight flight booked for my birthday as a present.
Brad took me for a flight over Bath and even flew above the clouds. Also was shown... read more

14th August 2021

star rating  The microlight experience was purchased as a gift by my wife.

Brad followed al the required covid requirements and I felt safe and protected at all times.

The... read more

28th July 2021

star rating  Well I was convinced my surprise was going to be a skydive so when we arrived at the airstrip and I saw the size of the runway and then the... read more

27th July 2021

star rating  Bought a flight for my wife as birthday present. Couldn’t have been better - I hour flight and one hour of grinning afterwards. Thank you so much!1

22nd July 2021

star rating  This was a 60th birthday present - delayed by the Covid lockdowns but I'm SO glad I made it happen! Brad was so accommodating and super friendly as well as... read more

17th July 2021

star rating  Fantastic experience from the highly skilled, knowledgeable and friendly owner - Brad.
I will most definitely be returning for more flights and I would recommend Great Western Airsports to anyone.... read more

Chris H
7th July 2021

star rating  An amazing 50th birthday present that allowed me to fly directly over my house. Brad (Chief Instructor) is extremely professional with a very friendly approach. I would thoroughly recommend doing... read more

Rob D
29th June 2021

star rating  3 experience flight vouchers for the family. Brad was very accommodating, professional, friendly and informative. We would all recommend the experience and one of us is thinking about having more... read more

17th June 2021

star rating  My teenage daughter and I had half hour experience flights with Brad, who is a wonderful instructor. He explained everything very well and made us feel very safe and confident.... read more

10th June 2021

star rating  I’m still alive! In fact it was sensational - the ride of a lifetime! I had the choice of fixed wing or open cockpit microlight, so naturally chose... read more

10th June 2021

star rating  My husband and sons thoroughly enjoyed their flights, Brad is very easy to get on with and an excellent instructor. All very well organised and very Covid safe.

9th June 2021

star rating  I did a flexi-wing microlight flight and it was amazing! Brad was really friendly and made the whole experience more enjoyable-pointing out things to see. If you are thinking to... read more

6th June 2021

star rating  I bought a microlight experience for my teenage sons birthday, it was several times delayed due to Covid but Brad and GWA were super helpful and enabled changes until the... read more

6th June 2021

star rating  Brad is super friendly and great. Whole experience is brilliant, covid safe and highly recommend it. We did it for first time and went for the 30mins experience. Having experienced... read more

akshat g
2nd June 2021

star rating  I treated my nephew to this as he had just finished his A-levels, and it was the highlight of our trip to Bath! It was money well spent; my nephew... read more

1st June 2021

star rating  What a fantastic experience after an 18 month wait for my flight due to Covid and weather problems. Instructor Brad is extremely affable and his professionalism shone through. As well... read more

30th May 2021

star rating  A fantastic experience after an 18 month wait due to Covid and weather problems. Instructor Brad was extremely affable and his professionalism shone through. As well as talking me... read more

Andrew S
30th May 2021

star rating  Long time coming due to Covid-19 however we’ll worth the wait. I had been in touch with Brad a number of times both by phone and email. He has been... read more

29th May 2021

star rating  Wow! What a thrill! I had a long wait for my microlight experience thanks to Covid lockdowns and weather hiccups, but it was well worth that wait, and... read more

3rd May 2021

star rating  My 11 year old daughter loved the experience of flying with Brad over Bath. He took all the necessary COVID safety measures, explained the flight procedures and off they flew... read more

27th December 2020

star rating  Perfect socially distanced birthday party gift for my 11 year old daughter - a fly past her school , our house and the stunning countryside around Bath.

It's... read more

17th December 2020

star rating  Fantastic birthday present for my wife - really friendly and worked hard to rearrange things to suit us when original date was cancelled due to poor weather.

30th October 2020

star rating  Brad ensured the experience was brilliant. Very friendly which put me at ease. Personalised experience by flying over my home. Brilliant tour guide, very knowledgable. Giving the current circumstance. PPE... read more

25th October 2020

star rating  I can't rate this experience highly enough. The microlight was in excellent condition, my instructor was so professional (and thoughtful about Covid hygiene), friendly and so completely knowledgeable and a... read more

23rd October 2020

star rating  Excellent day also did a glide , pilot was very good explained every thing and made you feel safe would do it again .

19th October 2020

star rating  Just spent a fantastic half an hour in a microlight flying over Bath and the surrounding countryside. This was a surprise birthday present from my lovely wife and worth every... read more

Kim F
19th October 2020

star rating  A delayed birthday treat thanks to CV-19(which Brad takes very seriously btw, PPE etc) but well worth the wait .
Brad is a great host and talks you thru everything... read more

Steven G
12th October 2020

star rating  My flight was given to me as a gift. I had no trouble redeeming the voucher and was able to pick a slot to suit me. I was the lucky... read more

1st October 2020

star rating  A really friendly SA! A great flight with lots of instruction and really fun. Highly recommend and will definitely will be back.

30th September 2020

star rating  I was given a gift voucher for a microlight flight in 2019. due to bad weather and Covid, unfortunately the flight needed to be rescheduled a number of times, so... read more

10th September 2020

star rating  I had a fabulous experience, it was truly a wonderfully memorable day. Brad is a very relaxed and experienced tutor. I expected a short sight seeing flight but had a... read more

9th September 2020

star rating  What an absolute treat this was from start to finish. The weather was stunning our instructor was very informative fun and friendly! We were told we could bring friends next... read more

2nd September 2020

star rating  Such an amazing experience! It was my daughter's birthday treat and she loved to try how to fly a small airplane! Brad was very nice and welcoming to us. He... read more

10th August 2020

star rating  Brad is a professional flying instructor, warm, welcoming, relaxed and put me at ease. He provided clear instructions and gave a great degree of confidence to allow me to enjoy... read more

22nd January 2020

star rating  Excellent tuition throughout my flying experience and seriously considering having further lessons at this venue. The instructor was very helpful from booking to gaining access to the airfield on the... read more

8th December 2019

star rating  Many thanks to Brad at Great Western for a fantastic introduction to flying. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to learn to fly. Many thanks again.

8th December 2019

star rating  What a wonderful experience. Brad the flying instructor made my first mircrolight experience magical. I felt safe and in sure hands with Brad explaining everything step by step. Once we... read more

21st November 2019

star rating  This was the best joy flight I have done, and will recommend it to every one i know.
Brad is one of the best pliots to fly with, and... read more

27th September 2019

star rating  Great flight with Brad and views of Bath. Even had a go at the controls (it's harder than it looks!)

25th September 2019

star rating  A 60th Birthday treat which could not have been more eagerly anticipated. Brad was the perfect pilot, providing lots of reassurance and excellent inflight information. I chose the Microlight with... read more

Mark F
21st September 2019

star rating  What can you say! Simply Superb. From the welcome to the whole experience Brad was brilliant. My 11 year old lad is now adamant he wants to learn to fly.... read more

16th September 2019

star rating  What a great day. An 80th birthday gift for our Mum. Brad the instructor put us all at ease with his welcome and instructions for my mum. Easy going but... read more

15th September 2019

star rating  Never once did I feel unsettled during my flying experience. The safety brief was thorough and I even took control of the plane! Amazing views of Bath from the air.... read more

15th September 2019

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