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Vintage Flying Terms & Conditions (Last updated 22/11/16)


All Vintage Flying trial flying lessons are sold subject to the following terms and conditions:

When you arrive for your flight you will need the credit/debit card you used to make your booking.

Vintage Flying (VF) is operated by Jasta Binks Aviation Ltd (JBA). Registered Office: 4 Scorney, Fenstanton, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE28 9QG. Company Registration Number 6031554.

Vintage Flying reserves the right to cancel, postpone or re-schedule any flight without notice if the prevailing weather is deemed unsuitable for the flight or for aircraft serviceability reasons. Under normal circumstances all vouchers are non-refundable , however you are entitled to a monetary refund if you do not fly after four booked dates (if flights are cancelled due to unsuitable weather conditions or mechanical serviceability of the aircraft).
The following conditions apply:
– You must notify us in writing that you would like a refund, within 10 days of the date of the last flight attempt.
– You must return the voucher by Royal Mail Recorded Delivery at your cost in the state and condition in which you received it to our address at The Spinney, Uttoxeter road, Foston, Derbyshire DE65 5DL before a refund will be issued.
– Please note we are only able to make a refund to the original ticket purchaser – not the recipient.
– Administration fee of £25.00 will be charged.

Vintage Flying shall not be liable for any travel, accommodation or other expenses incurred from flight cancellation, postponement or rescheduling due to any operational circumstances, including unsuitable weather, aircraft serviceability, or any other reasons deemed necessary by the Captain or CFI (Chief Flying Instructor).

Trial lesson vouchers are valid for a period of 9 months from the date of purchase and are not refundable.

Unexpired vouchers may be extended for a period of 3 calendar months for an additional fee of £25.00. Only one extension per voucher will be allowed after which the voucher will become void and no refund will be given.

Trial lesson vouchers are valid for the named recipient only. They can be transferred for a fee of £25.00.

Vouchers may not be re-sold under any circumstances. Only vouchers purchased directly from Vintage Flying will be accepted as valid. Vouchers purchased from any other source will be deemed invalid.

Vouchers purchased by telephone or via the Vintage Flying website are valid for a period of 9 months from the date of purchase. Vouchers purchased in this manner may be returned for a full refund within 14 days of purchase. Vouchers must be returned with a written refund request before any refund can be made. Refunds will only be made via the original payment method. Please send the original voucher by Royal Mail Recorded Delivery at your cost in the state and condition in which you received it to our address at The Spinney, Uttoxeter Road, Foston, Derbyshire DE65 5DL

All flying participants must be a minimum age of 16 years old (adult supervision on airfield premises required for under 16 years).

Flying participants must check Weight and Height restrictions before purchasing voucher. This aircraft is not suitable for participants over 6 foot 4 inches tall (195 cm) and/or 18 stone (115 kilos) in weight. Should the participant exceed the restriction the flight will be cancelled and no refund given.

All trial lesson participants should ensure that they are in good health and if in doubt should seek the medical advice of their GP before flying. Should any participant appear to be unwell or not fit to fly the Captain will refuse entry to the aircraft and no refund will be given.

Participants are strongly advised to refrain from taking alcohol or any drugs within 24 hours of the period prior to flight. The Captain will refuse entry to the aircraft for anyone he/she suspects may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. No refunds will be given under any circumstances if you are refused entry.

Participants and their guests are expected to behave appropriately at all times. Any conduct on the ground or in the air which may jeopardise safety will result in immediate cancellation of the flight, or cessation if the flight is in progress. Aggressive or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated under any circumstances and will be dealt with accordingly. No refunds will be given.

The Captain of the aircraft can, at his/her discretion refuse entry to the aircraft for any reason, or cease the flight. The Captains decision is always final.

Trial lesson vouchers and an acceptable form of photo I.D. must be produced for inspection prior to the flight being conducted. Failure to produce either will result in your flight being cancelled without refund.

Participants wishing to cancel or re-schedule must contact Vintage Flying at least 72 hours prior to the flight time. Failure to give cancellation or failure to attend will result in loss of all monies.

Trial flight participants should present themselves at least 30 minutes prior to the booked time of flight. Should a participant fail to present themselves with sufficient time remaining to conduct the booked flight, the flight will be cancelled and no refund given.

On the day of the Trial flight or prior to travelling if you have accommodation booked participants are strongly advised to telephone Vintage Flying on 01283 585803 or prior to departing for the airfield to confirm their booking.

Whilst every precaution is taken for the safety of participants the operator cannot be held liable for any loss, damage or injury which does not result from their negligence.

A signed waiver will be required by all participants prior to undertaking the flight.

Raffle Prizes – Competition Winners, etc. In the event that the voucher is received as a raffle prize or competition win it has no monetary value and therefore cannot be refunded under any circumstances. The voucher can only be transferred to another person if the winner cannot satisfy our Terms and Conditions with particular reference to Voucher User Restrictions & Health Fitness & Accessibility Criteria. The Voucher will be deemed to become Valid on the day the raffle is drawn. These terms and conditions will be provided to the Raffle Organisers and anyone purchasing a ticket will be deemed to be accepting these terms and conditions.

We reserve the right to change these terms & conditions. Any such changes will be available via our website.
Vintage Flying
22.11.2016