Buy Flying Gift Vouchers as Presents

One of our flying experiences, taster days or full courses will make an original and unusual present. Buy someone special a voucher for Hang Gliding, Paragliding and Microlight flights and give them an experience they will never forget.

A gift of a flight is ideal for birthdays, an anniversary, congratulations on passing exams...........whatever the reason," leaving the planet" will make the occasion special.

PLEASE NOTE: All our activities are weather dependent so you may have to book more than once, and sometimes it takes several attempts before you get the right weather. We have a phone in number to check if the weather is suitable.

AGE RESTRICTION: all our activities have a lower age limit of 14 years old. There is no upper age limit on anything we do!

All vouchers are valid for 9 months from the date of purchase.

How to Buy a Gift Voucher

• Online via PayPal
• Over the phone with a credit or debit card.


• Tandem Hang gliding - £ 199.00

Reach for the sky with this exhilarating flight up to 3,000 feet with an experienced instructor. More info


• Microlight Experience Flight  

- Flex Wing

Take to the skies with the wind in your face, and an unobstructed view of the world. A thrilling introduction to open air microlight flying. More info 



• Sports Light Aircraft 

Enjoy the thrill of microlighting with our dual control Ikarus C42. Have a go at flying, or just sit back and enjoy the fabulous views of Derbyshire. More info



• Paragliding Taster Day - £ 155.00


Try out the exciting sport of paragliding for yourself. You will be flying on your own by the end of the day. More info


• Paramotor Day Taster - £ 155.00

Learn the basics of paramotoring - an adrenaline-filled day learning to fly a paraglider, with an introduction to the paramotor.

NOTE: Your flying on day 1 will NOT be with a paramotor on your back. You will be flying a paraglider, which is the first stage of learning paramotoring. More info




  • Tandem Paraglider Flight - £55

Take to the skies in a tandem paraglider with an experienced instructor to show you what a thrilling sport paragliding can be.  You will be winched up to several hundred feet, then you will glide down to land back on the airfield.

This flight usually lasts just a few minutes and is designed to give a taste of the exhillaration of learning to paraglide. [Please note that the max weight for a Tandem Paraglider Flight is 14.5 Stone/92KG]

Tandem paraglide


  • Sports Light Aircraft Flight Experience For One - £129

Experience the thrill of flight in the state-of-the-art Sports Light Aircraft. After a preflight breifing, you will take to the air over beautiful Derbyshire countryside. You can have a go at flying the dual-control aircraft, or simply sit back and admire the view. Once you are back on the ground, you'll be greeted with a glass of bubbly to enjoy on the airfield viewing area. A great way to see if the latest way of flying is the way you want to travel.

Included in the flight experience:

  • The opportunity to take the controls and see how your flying skills could develop
  • 20 minute local area flight in Sports Light Aircraft, followed by a glass of bubbly, soft drink or coffee/tea by the airpark viewing area
  • Certificate of flight
  • Souvenir framed photo
  • Upgrade available to fly past Chatsworth house or longer area flight
  • 1 Years initial membership of Darley Moor Airsports Club (worth £65)

  • Ultimate Flying Masterclass - £395

Fly with Dr Chris Dawes, adventurer and TV veteran.

Chris flies everything! Paramotors, paragliders, microlights, hang gliders, tiger moths, sailplanes and twin engine aircraft. As well as teaching at Airways Airsports, he also runs an air taxi company, doing things like picking up donor organs for transplant.

Among his many achievements are:

  • British Paragliding Cross Country Champion
  • World Record Holder – tandem paraglider
  • British Paragliding Team member for many years
  • Display pilot, paramotors and microlights

 TV apperances:

Blue Peter (5 times - taught presenter, Matt Baker, to hang glide) Don’t Try This at Home (3 times) 24 Hour Party People BBC 1 – Natural World – “Flying with Condors”,

BBC 1 - The Weather Programme BBC 2 – Great journeys, Top Wild Dives with Tanya Streeter

2010 - Blue Peter (3 programmes) with Joel Delfries 2011 - The Gadget Show 2012 - The Great British Summer BBC 1 - The Weather Show 2012 - BBC; How The Earth Made Us.

Your Masterclass will begin with a briefing where you will decide together on the flightplan for your lesson. You can choose, within the limitations of the aircraft and the weather, what type of flying you want to explore and where you want to go. You can choose to route via the Derwent Dam, where the Dambuster Squadron honed their skills, or take a tour to Chatsworth House. En route, you can take the controls under Chris’s instruction and he will show you what a Light Sports Aircraft is capable of. You will land away – it might be a small aerodrome, or a farmer’s field, or a Peak District hill landing strip, depending on what you want to experience and how adventurous you feel!

This is a unique opportunity to spend half a day with one of the most experienced and dynamic pilots around. Whilst airborne, ask him about finding whale sharks in the Maldives for the BBC, setting World Records and paragliding tandem with the Crown Prince of Jordan.

What's Included?

  • Safety and technical briefing
  • Two flying sectors
  • Minimum flight time 1.5
  • Take on the role of pilot (the time in the air counts towards your pilot’s licence)
  • Land at one alternative location during your flight
  • Certificate
  • Framed photograph of your aircraft
  • 12 months membership of Darley Moor Airsports Club



  •  Flexwing Microlight Flight – Gateway to the Peaks  £ 249.00

The ultimate thrill seeking adventure. A guided tour of the Peaks and surrounding area from the best viewpoint – an open air flexwing microlight, with a flight time of 20 minutes.  

Fly over the natural beauty of Dove Dale Valley, take in the magical wonders of Druid sites and mythical legends, or visit the peaceful tranquility of Carsinton Water plus much, much more on this breathtaking experience. Passengers could also have the opportunity to take control of the aircraft, flying a state of the art flying machine, or just sit back and enjoy. Afterwards, relax and relive your new lifetime memories with your family and friends from our airfield viewing area


  • Thrilling 20/30 minute flight over Derbyshire in a flexwing Microlight.
  • Souvenir framed Photograph 
  • 15 minute briefing on aircraft controls
  • Complementary glass of bubbly/tea/coffee/soft drink
  • Certificate of flight
  • One year membership of Darley Moor Airsports Club

Possible upgrade to 60min flight time
Minimum age 14yrs
Max weight 100kg


Gateway to the Peaks


Third party insurance is included in all experience flight options & taster days. Personal accident insurance is NOT included and if required, should be bought in advance from a suitable supplier that covers adventure sports.

Please read our terms and conditions carefully before booking


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