across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 60 minutes, with approx. 20 minutes spent in the air. (We don't compromise on your time in the air. When comparing us with others, check the small print and the time actually spent in the air.)
On entering Duxford you will be amazed by the hundreds of aircraft on display, and you will be flying one of them. Make your way down to the Control Tower to meet your instructor who will talk you through the flight experience. He will show you around the aircraft, instruct you on the effects of each control and give you a final safety briefing before you both climb up into this large, powerful machine. The instructor will perform the take-off then demonstrate in the air how the controls work - then it's your turn! The speed and power of the T6 Harvard will give you a truly memorable flight experience.
Flights take place on selected days between March and October.
Passengers must be generally fit and able to climb up into the cockpit.
Min age: 16
Max weight: 17 stone
As this activity is weather dependent you must call the operator on the morning of the flight to ensure the weather is suitable. Any cancelled flights will be rebooked for an alternative date.
Spectators are welcome and will benefit from half price entry into the Museum (please note that accompanying friends and family must enter the Museum in order to watch the flight)
Each voucher entitles
to participate in this experience. The voucher is
transferable, which means that anyone can use it.
The voucher remains valid for bookings for 12 months from the date of purchase.
Please contact the operator using the details printed on your voucher to arrange a date for
We recommend that you purchase your voucher and make a booking for your event at least one month prior to your chosen date. This is particularly important for weekend events.
Event takes place at
Duxford in Cambridgeshire
Cambridge CB22 4QR.
There are currently 2 reviews of this experience. Write a review.
Issues sorting date due to telephone/IT problems but eventually sorted. Getting to venue and its facilities caused no problems, all very good. The staff and equipment were excellent. Briefing excellent. I did have a problem hearing the pilot on the intercom - partly because of the noisy plane, but it did make the first bit of the flight a bit difficult. The experience itself was brilliant - even the fact that the engine would not start and we sat in the cockpit for half an hour whilst we waited for an engineer! It all added to the overall experience: I would not have missed it for the world! Anna is an excellent pilot in all respects, including the chats we had whilst waiting for the engineer. Photo opportunities good.
Overall rating: Excellent
It was easy to arrange the experience. I spoke to the operator straight away and booked the flight. We found the venue ok. Facilities were good, but the food and drinks a little costly. We did not feel that we were being rushed but the flight was brought forward. The briefing was very good and left me feeling confident. The experience itself was great. Would highly recommend it. We had plenty of opportunity to take photographs. In all we had a great time.
Overall rating: Excellent
"I would like to thank you for providing the opportunity for us to book an experience flying lesson for my Dad for his birthday which he thoroughly enjoyed. We were extremely impressed with the efficency and professionalism of your service and would always use you again in the future and will recommend you to anyone who is interested in this kind of gift to give to someone."
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