Thermal Chaser Holidays

Thermal Chasers are back!

Fly-guide-coached-instruction by with BHPA CFI Andy Shaw (flying Since 1978) and team

What are Thermal Chaser holidays?
Thermal Chasers are Pilot flying trips. A organised group of pilots going to “The right place – at the right time – with the right people” across Europe, encouraging, supporting pilots to develop, achieve personal bests and have fun.

Over 20 countries across Europe in 16 years, from Mt Blanc to Morocco,
8 x Pilot Thermal Chasers trips planned in the next year.
Buckle up your chest straps!
Get your varios and Altimeters ready!
Thermal Chasers flying record 317 days on mountains, 303 flown, yep we only lost out to a total of 14 days in 16 years.
European location selected and declared 24 hours before departure depending on best weather patterns.

Thermal Chaser 2022 & 2023 Dates:
Feb 5th – 13th
March 19th -27th
May 21st – 29th
June 18th – 26th
Sept 17th -25th
Oct 15th – 23rd
Nov 26th – Dec 4th
Jan 7th – 15th

Cost is £1140 and includes:
Airfare
Accommodation
Airport transfers
Site Guide
Guiding, Coaching or Instruction

Book Now to avoid being left behind!

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For more information please contact the team by clicking here

International Thermal chasers

The international thermal chasers trip costs £1140 and a place is secured with a deposit of £570 with the balance paid prior to departure. Just about everything is included to make things as simple as possible for you to focus on your flying.

Our aim is to maximise your flying time and make the trip as stress free as possible. To do this we include the below and only take you to the best flying sites with the best weather.

• Flights from the UK
• Airport transport
• Travel to and from the flying sites
• Accommodation
• Coaching from experienced BHPA instructors
• Guiding from a local guide
• Meals and some drinks

We do not include

• Flying equipment unless previously agreed
• Travel and flying insurance
• Radios, GPS and flight instruments

If you need to hire or purchase any of the above then please let us know prior to the trip.

Book your trip through our booking portal

Please read our FAQs and T&Cs for more information and contact us if you have any questions or additional requirements.

Be inspired by visiting our international thermal chasers gallery

International Thermal chasers

The international thermal chasers trip costs £1140 and a place is secured with a deposit of £570 with the balance paid prior to departure. Just about everything is included to make things as simple as possible for you to focus on your flying.

Our aim is to maximise your flying time and make the trip as stress free as possible. To do this we include the below and only take you to the best flying sites with the best weather.

• Flights from the UK
• Airport transport
• Travel to and from the flying sites
• Accommodation
• Coaching from experienced BHPA instructors
• Guiding from a local guide
• Meals and some drinks

We do not include

• Flying equipment unless previously agreed
• Travel and flying insurance
• Radios, GPS and flight instruments

If you need to hire or purchase any of the above then please let us know prior to the trip.

Book your trip through our booking portal

Please read our FAQs and T&Cs for more information and contact us if you have any questions or additional requirements.

Be inspired by visiting our international thermal chasers gallery

UK Thermal chasers

The UK thermal chasers trip costs £tbc and there is no deposit to pay to book a place.

Due to Covid we will update with new trip dates in the near future

Simply register your interest through our booking portal and we will contact you a week prior to the planned trip to confirm you want to come.

Our aim is to maximise your flying time and make the trip as stress free as possible. To do this we include the below and only take you to the best flying sites with the best weather.

• Travel to and from the flying sites
• Motorhome accommodation
• Coaching from experienced BHPA instructors
• 3 meals a day, a BBQ and drinks
• Site fees

We do not include

• Flying equipment unless previously agreed
• Travel and flying insurance
• Radios, GPS and flight instruments

If you need to hire or purchase any of the above then please let us know prior to the trip.

Book your trip through our booking portal

The price of the UK trips is £380 and this may decrease depending on location flown due to variable overhead costs. 

Please read our FAQs and T&Cs for more information and contact us if you have any questions or additional requirements

Book a Thermal Chasers trip

Reserve a place by paying the 50% deposit of £570 and the remaining balance before departure.
Once booked please use our contact us form to let us know your training needs.

Book a Thermal Chasers trip

2021 Dates:

Feb 5th – 13th / March 19th -27th
May 21st – 29th / June 18th – 26th
Sept 17th -25th / Oct 15th – 23rd
Nov 23th – Dec 4th / Jan 2023 7th – 15th

Reserve a place by paying the 50% deposit of £510 and the remaining balance before departure.  Once booked please use our contact us form to let us know your training needs.

Book a UK Thermal Chasers trip

2021 Dates:

Due to Covid we will update with new trip dates in the near future

Register on our Booking Portal to register your interest with no deposit to pay and payment for the trip can be made on the date of departure. Once registered please use our contact us form to let us know if you have any training needs.

Thermal Chasers trips are all-inclusive 7 day Flying Holidays! You select your preferred trip from our dates throughout the year, pay your 50% deposit and then pay the remaining balance before departure to secure your place.

The destination is confirmed 24hrs before departure and we make our decisions purely based on the best location for the following weeks flying weather. We arrive and we fly every day!

Over our 12 years we have had an amazing record of getting it right and out of a possible 306 days, we’ve flown 295. That’s an amazing record and have kept our repeat customers very happy.

We now run 5 day Thermal Chaser trips in the UK! We use our motorhome to transport you and your kit to the chosen flying site to get the best flyable weather in the UK. If you are limited on time or budget this is could be an option to get you flying at more of our wonderful UK flying sites.

Have a look at our Thermal Chasers Gallery or See our Facebook page for more reasons to join us. 

Please read our FAQs and T&Cs for more information and contact us if you have any questions.