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East of Scotland Microlights

18 Holding | East Fortune, North Berwick EH39 5LE, Scotland
+44 1620 880332
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Best ever 50th Birthday present

For my 50th Birthday my close family put together for me to go up to Edinburgh and specifically to... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Trevor A
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Excellent experience highly recommended

I've done a microlight flight some years ago and loved it. My kids had bought my wife a flight as a... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
CYBERJIMBO
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Irvine, United Kingdom
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18 Holding | East Fortune, North Berwick EH39 5LE, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

For my 50th Birthday my close family put together for me to go up to Edinburgh and specifically to go to Gordon and Jill to experience going up in a microlight. This was an amazing thing to do and from the moment we arrived until...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I've done a microlight flight some years ago and loved it. My kids had bought my wife a flight as a birthday present and I went along as photographer. Gordon and Jill who have the business were welcoming and friendly. Just watching my wife enjoying...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

The flight over East lothian was truely amazing. The pilot made the experience feel very safe and the views over the coast, bass rock and into the clouds were breathtaking. It was truely memorable. I can recommend it to anyone.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

A very thorough briefing preceded a model flight in a real microlight for my daughter's birthday. Conducted very calmly and with gentle authority, the day was a treat for all of us as we vicariously enjoyed the experience, watching takeoff and landing and sharing the...More

Thank Duncan W
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Flyingdouglas, General Manager at East of Scotland Microlights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you so much for your review, Duncan. It's always lovely to get good feedback, and we're very glad that your daughter enjoyed her flight with us. Wishing you all best wishes. Jill

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Although I had been in a microlight about 10 years ago this was a superb new experience- new microlight for me - same excellent pilot - Gordon and helpful staff (Gill) Comofortable, good communication at all times during the hours flight - we went to...More

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Flyingdouglas, Manager at East of Scotland Microlights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review, Pat - and for the gifts you brought for us. Totally above and beyond what we expect from our customers(!), but very welcome (we're enjoying Gordon's namesake already, and expect to enjoy the other item tonight with...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

As an "experience junky" my friends knew what to get me for a 60th birthday pressy. Having flown in a Cesna light aeroplane, a helicopter and a hot air balloon this had to be tried. It was absolutely fantastic. To fly over the city and...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Got this as a retirement gift from my old colleagues. Always wanted to try it but it exceeded my expectations! The staff were great, really friendly and explained everything thoroughly before we started. Flew over a lot of East Lothian in a lively clear morning....More

Thank Hannah B
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

Sometimes you have to try something new and way outside your comfort zone. The freedom of flight that you experience in these 2 seater flying machines is fabulous. and what glorious views -- a whole new perspective on the country side and the City of...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

This was a 60th birthday surprise from my amazing daughter. Though I didn't get much time to think about it she know I would love it. It was a beautiful sunny day and the whole experience was something I will never forget. Thank you Gordon...More

Thank Lesley C
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Terror and excitment hit me before we went up, but the views over east lothian and beyond were stunning. This is a must do for the bucket list

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