across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 90 minutes, with approx. 60 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.)
The tiger moth was built without the benefit of brakes or a starter motor, so yes, she'll be hand swung to start her, and yes, our ground crew will be taking the 'chocks away' as we set off.
Climbing out, we'll see the airliners going into and out of nearby Gatwick, but we won't be bothering them. We'll be cruising over the beautiful landscapes of the South East, revelling in the wind in our face and the smell in our nostrils.
Our Tiger Moth was manufactured in Portugal in 1939, the aeroplane was flown to Mozambique and then onto Northern Rhodesia where it was used for general transport. Many aircraft in this area were given names, this Tiger Moth was known as "Nokomis" Daughter of the Moon but to the local Africans it was simply known as "The Big Bird". Eventually the aircraft found its way to England.
* Flights normally take place between April and September
* The aicraft flown will be a Tiger Moth DH82a, but we do reserve the right to substitute a similar open cockpit vintage bipe if need be.
* Flights may be rescheduled by the flyer, but if with 7 days notice or less, a payment of 15 UKP will be required.
* non-arrival at the field on the scheduled flight day will be a 'no-show' and the voucher will be regarded as void
* Max weight 16st, disabled flyers welcome, please make the nature of any disabilities clear when calling to arrange your flight date
* All flyers must supply a telephone number on which they can be contacted in case of short notice delays or cancellations
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
Redhill in Surrey
Surrey, Surrey, RH1 5JY.
There is currently 1 review of this experience. Write a review.
Arranging the date was very easy; it did not have to be re-arranged, despite the type of aircraft (open cockpit!)Finding the venue was easy - I just followed the directions - and it was easy to find our contact once there. The facilities on the airfield were good. Staff were friendly and approachable, and appeared very knowledgeable. The equipment was in good condition and fit for purpose. The briefing was thorough and made me feel very confident in the pilot - and the aircraft's - abilities.The experience itself was highly enjoyable - an unforgettable experience! I would love to do it again sometime! Plenty of photo opportunities, but it was a very sunny day so they didn't come out terribly well!
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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