Microlight flying Bangalore

Did you know that you can fly a plane in Bangalore? Yes, the city has Microlight flying Bangalore where you can co-pilot a small plane and fly it over the Bangalore city. The views from the plane are spectacular and it is one of the thrilling experiences that you can get in the city.

I was visiting Bangalore after a very long time, and my friend and I wanted to do something special in the city itself. After researching, we decided to try out the microlight flying Bangalore experience that is located in Jakkur area.

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About Microlight flying Bangalore

Located in Jakkur aerodrome, the Microlight flying Bangalore is one of the must do experiences in Bangalore, especially for adventure seekers. The small flight that you can co-pilot can accommodate only 2 people, including the pilot and the co-pilot. Started around 5 to 6 years ago, the microlight flying Bangalore is currently managed by two people named Nithin and Akshay.

Plane at Jakkur Aerodrome
Plane (Microlight flying Bangalore)

Booking and Cost for Microlight flying Bangalore

The experience costs about Rupees 3500 (approximately USD 50). Advance booking needs to be done at least one day prior to flying as there are quite a number of people who sign up. So, if you do not want to be stuck on the day waiting for your turn, make sure you book in advance. For bookings, you can reach out to them on their Facebook page called Micro light flying adventures or on their website.

Ensure to check the up-to-date price of the experience as it may have been changed.

 

Our experience of Microlight flying Bangalore

Piloted by Captain Aravind, you get to be the co-pilot of the micro light that takes you 4000 feet above the ground level. There are times where the captain lets you take over the plane and try your hands on the shaft.

The best part is that the flying experience offers a fantastic aerial and bird’s eye view of an early morning scenes of North Bangalore, and the beautiful lakes surrounding the aerodrome.

Taking off - Microlight flying Bangalore
Take off

My friend Akshata from ‘Dialog with life

Akshata, my friend said “Initially, I was apprehensive, but as soon as I held the steering shaft I felt a rush of adrenaline. And the sense of thrilling control which cannot be expressed completely in words. At the end of it, I felt the 5 minutes ride was too short and wanted more time up air.”

My experience

The best moment for me was the sudden acrobatic drop that Captain Aravind did. The story was that he asked me to scream up air at the top of my voice, to which I refused instantly. So in order to make me scream, he plunged the flight out of a sudden pumping up my blood through my veins. It was an amazing feeling. And I agree with Akshata that the experience could have been a little longer.

Co-piloting a plane
Co-piloting the plane with Captain Aravind

Closing Notes

It is worth experiencing and flying the small and cute flight. It is also worth seeing the bird’s eye view of beautiful Bangalore city. My friend and I had a great time. I would recommend doing this while visiting Bangalore.

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