Flying Experiences with The Real Britain Company

In association with Into The Blue

Up, Up and Away! Yes, we’re talking about the best flying experiences in the UK. From Hot Air Ballooning to Flight Simulators & Wing Walking, we’ve got it all! Ever fancied having a go in a Microlite, flying in a Spitfire or taking a flight in a Helicopter? These and many more opportunities are waiting for you around the UK, take a look!
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Spitfire Simulator Warwickshire
Spitfire Simulator Warwickshire

A session on this Spitfire simulator will take you right back to wartime Britain. Climb into the cockpit of this simulator and get ready to fly your Supermarine Spitfire to the limits. It’s time to see if you’ve got the gusto to be an RAF hero. Summer 1940. The Battle of Britain is raging. The German Luftwaffe is conducting nightly bombing raids on strategic English sites and cities. Fighter squadrons are on high alert. Young pilots are scrambled on courageous …

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Tiger Moth Lessons North Weald
Tiger Moth Lessons North Weald

Now booking: Tiger Moth flights out of North Weald Airfield! Take off in a vintage Tiger Moth biplane from this historic airfield just north of Epping. With a full range of flight durations available we’ve got an experience to suit you. We are offering 15 30 45 and 60-minute Tiger Moth flights from North Weald. Sitting pretty in the north Essex countryside this is a great little general aviation airfield. It’s steeped in history too having been created as RAF …

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Microlighting Hull
Microlighting Hull

Try flex or fixed-wing microlighting in Hull and enjoy a panoramic journey over the East Ridings countryscape from an open-air cockpit. For anyone who loves or knows this part of the country where the River Hull joins the Humber Estuary a microlight is the perfect way to take to the skies for some truly spectacular bird’s-eye coastal views. The aero club at Beverley Airfield is widely regarded by its team as being the friendliest microlighting club in the country and …

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Microlight Flights Berkshire
Microlight Flights Berkshire

Fun and affordable microlighting in Berkshire! This small and friendly club offers a choice of microlight flight options out of Membury Airfield. Easy to get to from all over Berkshire and beyond this is a great place to take your first flight in a microlight aircraft. Membury was a busy USAAF and later RAF station. Once the war was over the airfield was privatised and much of the land turned back to agricultural use but there was still a thriving …

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737 Boeing Simulator Newcastle
737 Boeing Simulator Newcastle

If you’ve always fancied being the captain rather than a passenger on a jetliner we can highly recommend these Boeing simulator flights in Newcastle! Get ready to apply full-thrust you’re going to be virtually taking off in a 737NG on this aerial extravaganza. This high-tech and very authentic simulator is based on a Boeing 737 Next Generation short to medium range narrow-bodied twin jet liner. To put it in layman’s terms this is the sort of aeroplane many of us …

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Isle of Wight & Le Touquet Landaway Flights
Isle of Wight & Le Touquet Landaway Flights

Go the distance with these light sports landaways! Take off from Headcorn in Kent or Deanland in East Sussex and fly over to the Isle of Wight or Le Touquet in France for a thrilling landway experience. All landaways are operated by modern light sports aircraft. They look just like your typical Cessna or Piper light aircraft but are classed as microlights as they have been built with lightweight materials. These new generation aeroplanes are known as light sports aircraft …

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Motion Flight Simulators Coventry
Motion Flight Simulators Coventry

Here’s your chance to say “Welcome aboard this flight this is your captain speaking…” when you take over the flight deck on this 737 simulator! Actually it doesn’t have to be a 737 you can also captain a 747 Boeing simulator or even an Airbus A320 on these sims based at Coventry Airport – and what’s more the choice is yours. This friendly set up in the Midlands boasts three separate simulators and all are real and not replicas. The …

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Microlights in Staffordshire
Microlights in Staffordshire

Go microlighting in Staffordshire at this small and friendly club! All trial microlighting lessons at this venue will be taken with either Mike Sandie or Dave the highly experienced and enthusiastic instructors. Mike has been flying microlights since the 1970s and has a vast knowledge of all aspects of these super light flying machines being an aircraft inspector and a CAA appointed examiner. Sandie has been flying since 1999 and became an instructor in 2003. She has previously worked as a hang-glider tug pilot …

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Gyrocopter Experience York
Gyrocopter Experience York

Did you know the epicentre of all things gyrocopter is in York? Well just a few miles west of York city centre you’ll find Rufforth Airfield. And it’s also here you’ll find one of the most renowned gyrocopter training centres in not just the York area but the whole of the UK. It’s a veritable academy of autorotation here. This Yorkshire operator offers so much more than just great gyrocopter experiences. There’s a showroom where the latest gyrocopter on sale …

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Aviation Heritage Tours
Aviation Heritage Tours

It’s historic aviation all the way with an Oxfordshire airfield tour or these Civil War tours! Your meeting point for these fascinating aerial tours is Bicester Heritage. Your pilot will meet you and introduce you to your mode of transport for these tours – a wonderful vintage Tiger Moth biplane.  These tours are really rather special. Focussing on the rich aviation and Civil War history that surrounds Oxfordshire they offer the chance to experience history in the air. You’ll get …

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Microlights in Lancashire
Microlights in Lancashire

A whole variety of Microlight Lessons In Lancashire from Intotheblue! Take a trial lesson in a microlight at this farm-based airfield just south of Lancaster and enjoy 20 30 45 or 60 minutes in the air – plenty of time to see the sights and try a bit of flying yourself. Near the village of Cockerham the very appropriately named Barry Light runs this small and friendly microlight school. Lessons are offered in flex wing microlights that are stable and …

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Diamond Flight Simulator Lee-on-the-Solent
Diamond Flight Simulator Lee-on-the-Solent

Fly on your flight simulator out of Hampshire straight to LA! On these thrilling simulator flights you will be handling a (virtual) light aircraft over Los Angeles. Will you manage to make a nice final approach to land smoothly in La La Land? These simulators are based at a flight training school at Solent Airport in Lee-on-Solent. This is where future aviators come to get their wings in the school’s training aircraft. But as well as flying the real stuff …

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737 Simulator Blackpool Airport
737 Simulator Blackpool Airport

Fly the Fylde without leaving the ground in this 737 simulator at Blackpool Airport! This is your chance to captain a Boeing 737-800NG passenger aircraft as you learn what flying as a commercial pilot is all about on a 30 60 90 or 120-minute sim session. This impressive 737 simulator is based in Hangar 8 at Blackpool Airport. Developed by commercial airline pilots within one of the UKs leading private and commercial flight training schools. This superb attraction appeals to …

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Flight Training Simulator Hampshire
Flight Training Simulator Hampshire

Book a slot on the Ikarus C42 simulator at Popham Airfield in Hampshire! This is the world’s only Comco Ikarus C42 simulator so this is a totally unique experience giving you the chance to virtually fly an Ikarus aircraft for an hour. This flight simulator is an integral part of flight training at this school in Hampshire. Based at the well-equipped and maintained Popham Airfield the simulator is ready to board seven days a week 363 days a year. It’s …

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Cessna Flight Simulator
Cessna Flight Simulator

Try a virtual Cessna 172 flight simulator at a very real airport! These flight sim experiences take place at a flight training school at Manchester’s city airport so you’ll be surrounded by all things aviation as you take to your virtual cockpit in your virtual skies. City Airport Manchester Barton Aerodrome or Manchester Barton – it doesn’t matter by which name you know this airfield west of Eccles as the essential is that it’s a bustling place full of flying …

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Tiger Moth Flight in Kent
Tiger Moth Flight in Kent

Recreate a bit of aviation history with these Tiger Moth flights over Kent! Soar over the South East in this classic biplane for a wonderfully vintage aerial adventure in the skies above the Garden of England  – it really is like stepping back in aviation time. Flight durations in the Tiger Moths from Headcorn vary with 15 20 30 45 and 60 minute single lessons or we can offer real Moth addicts a special five hour Tiger training pack giving …

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Microlighting Somerset
Microlighting Somerset

Go flexwing microlighting Somerset style with coast countryside national parks and famous landmarks everywhere you look! Westonzoyland Airfield is your departure point for these microlighting flights over Somerset – and it’s a fascinating place in the heart of a picturesque county. Having opened in the early 1920s Westonzoyland is one of the country’s oldest airfields. It has served as both RAF and USAAF air bases when the skies around the airfield were filled with the sound of Spitfires Hurricanes and …

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Wing to Wing with a Spitfire Experience  Squadron Leader
Wing to Wing with a Spitfire Experience Squadron Leader

Calling all Spitfire fans – prepare to take part in these Duxford flights with a difference! This wonderful experience takes place at the historic Duxford the former RAF aerodrome that was home to the first Spitfire flying squadron and now houses IWM Duxford. A very appropriate venue indeed then for getting up close with a Spitfire on a very special flight! out of Duxford. Your experience starts with a meet and greet in the original 1940s control tower where the itinerary …

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Castle Ashby Spitfire Tour
Castle Ashby Spitfire Tour

Take an iconic fighter plane flying over Northamptonshire add an historic military passenger plane and you’ve got yourself a Castle Ashby Spitfire Tour! Departing from the lovely Art Deco-styled Sywell Aerodrome these Spitfire experiences will see you fly alongside the great Spitfire. It’s a real honour to be an active part of these Spitfire flights out of iconic Sywell. As the World War Two fighter plane takes off you’ll be ready and waiting cruising over the Northamptonshire skies in your …

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F3 Tornado Experience
F3 Tornado Experience

Sign up for this half day aircrew experience and try out the Tornado flight simulator too! Immerse yourself in the world of RAF fighter jets with this utterly fascinating visit to the unique Tornado Heritage Centre near Chester. The Panavia Tornado was a German-Anglo-Italian collaboration and although production of these twin-engine combat aircraft ceased in 1998 there are still dozens in active service in air forces around the world including our Royal Air Force. The ‘Tonka’ as it’s affectionately known …

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Gyrocopters Wiltshire
Gyrocopters Wiltshire

Get the rotors spinning and hit the heights when you get airborne in one these gyrocopters over Wiltshire! It’s destination Clench Common airfield which sits just south of Swindon for a lesson in how to fly a gyrocopter from a seasoned pro. Here’s what you can expect… A little bird told us that the chief gyro flying instructor Graham is a former British Champion pilot so we think he knows a thing or two about how to get the most …

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737 Simulator Doncaster
737 Simulator Doncaster

It’s destination Doncaster for this fabulous flight deck simulator experience! This flight sim might be ground-based in South Yorkshire but you will be jetting off on a very realistic flight at the controls of a Boeing passenger airliner. No smoking signs on seat belt signs on and get ready for your push back! The small and friendly team who run this Doncaster-based sim is made up of fully qualified pilots – who actually do this for real as a living …

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Adopt a Spitfire
Adopt a Spitfire

Adopt a Spitfire and become a fully-fledged member of ACESquadron! Based at Enstone Airfield this passionate team is building a tribute Spitfire squadron and they need you to support them. By buying this great value Spitfire adoption kit you’ll be helping Britain’s newest Spitfire squadron to fly. The Mk26B is a 90% scale Spitfire for the 21st century. It’s the brainchild of Mike O’Sullivan the owner of Supermarine Aircraft. He and his band of merry aviators technicians and engineers are …

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Light Sports Flight Training County Durham
Light Sports Flight Training County Durham

Microlighting in County Durham – an irresistible combination of wonderful sights to see from the air a private airfield that’s never too busy and a wonderful little aircraft to fly in! Whether it’s your first time ever in small plane and you fancy a taster or you want to indulge in an extended experience we’ve got the lesson for you. This microlighting school is based at Shotton Airfield. The farm airstrip is a true hidden gem for aviators in County …

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Sunrise Balloon Trips
Sunrise Balloon Trips

Imagine combining the excitement of a ballooning trip with the beauty of a sunrise. These sunrise hot air balloon gift vouchers are specifically for those wanting to enjoy a flight on a fresh weekday morning with launches from venues all over the UK. As with our premium balloon flights you will be airborne for approximately an hour as you watch the sun rise around you. These hot air balloon trips are great events for spectators as they are welcome to join in the fun and follow …

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Sherwood Biplane Experience
Sherwood Biplane Experience

Introducing the Sherwood Ranger – a sporting biplane like no other! This wonderfully retro-styled aircraft looks just like the vintage biplanes of old yet it’s brand new and built with all modern technology and materials. This is your chance to experience this amazing Sherwood biplane for yourself. At first glance the Sherwood Ranger looks like your typical vintage two seater tail-dragger biplane. Look more closely and you’ll soon see this is totally new plane – and it’s a microlight! Yep …

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Cessna Skyhawk Yorkshire
Cessna Skyhawk Yorkshire

Chocks away your Cessna Skyhawk simulator flight is about to depart! This enthralling pilot simulator is based on a 172 the world’s best selling high-wing light aircraft. This is leisure flying at its very best – and all without the expense and hassle of refuelling hangarage fees maintenance and all the rest of it. Perfect for armchair aviators! The first thing we must point out is that these Skyhawk flight sims are way more realistic than any computer game you …

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Microlighting Ilkeston
Microlighting Ilkeston

Fun flexwing microlighting near Nottingham! occupying a discrete little flying field not far from Ilkeston this is a great place to go microlighting. And there’s none of that enclosed cockpit business going on here this is grass roots flex-wing open- cockpit aviation at its very best! With big cities like Nottingham Derby and bustling Ilkeston town all nearby you’d be forgiven for thinking this airfield was in the middle of a build-up area. But it’s not. This is where the …

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Full Motion Flight Simulator Bristol
Full Motion Flight Simulator Bristol

Chocks away for your session in a full motion flight simulator in Bristol! This flying club is the place to come to in the South West for simulator training. It’s the only one of its kind in the UK and gives you all the moves and motion of real flight. The location for your experience is the main office of this flight club and training school based in the Silver Zone of Bristol International Airport. It’s a modern purpose-built facility …

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Ex-RAF Chipmunk Trainer Enstone Airfield
Ex-RAF Chipmunk Trainer Enstone Airfield

Book a Chipmunk experience out of Enstone Airfield! Fly for 30 45 or 60 glorious minutes in a genuine ex-RAF Chipmunk trainer at an ex-RAF airfield. Your flight will replicate those bygone days of aviation when the Chipmunk was the training aircraft for young air cadets. Ever since being introduced into the Canadian and Royal Air Forces in 1946 the DHC-1 Chipmunk plane was always a hit with young pilots who were learning their first tricky moves in the sky. …

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Gyrocopter Flights Kent
Gyrocopter Flights Kent

This unusual aerial gyrocopter experience gives you the chance to discover what it’s like to fly a hybrid of a helicopter and fixed wing plane. The first prototypes of gyrocopters were invented back in 1919 by Juan de la Cierva and have proved eternally popular due to their flight agility and simplicity of design and construction. Flying in one of these rotor-motion machines will be a sky-high experience like no other! Also known as gyroplanes or rotorplanes these modern gyrocopters …

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Tiger Club Flight Experience
Tiger Club Flight Experience

Join the illustrious Tiger Club for a thrilling Tiger Moth flight experience out of Damyns Hall Aerodrome! This long-established Moth club resides at Greater London’s only privately-owned general aviation airfield. Located in Essex just inside the M25 near Upminster it’s only 10 miles from central London. What makes your flight over the skies of Essex so special is the Tiger Club itself. It’s the stuff of aviation legend with the Tiger Club being formed by a group of friends over …

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Tiger Moth Flights Duxford
Tiger Moth Flights Duxford

Introducing a fantastic range of Tiger Moth flights at Duxford! You’ll be a VIP guest at this historic airfield which is also home to the Imperial War Museum. We love the fact that all experiences include entry to IWM as part of your Tiger Moth experience package. You just know that vintage aviation fans will be besides themselves with joy! Duxford serves as a very befitting base for these four beautifully restored Moths. Proud to be looking after a quartet …

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Ultimate Spitfire Training
Ultimate Spitfire Training

There’s Spitfire training and then there’s the ultimate in Spitfire training. This amazing aviation package is most definitely the latter as you will realise that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take to the skies in a Spitfire a Harvard and a Tiger Moth all on the same very magical day. Back in the day young pilots being put through flight training would often take their very first flights in a Tiger Moth. Many then progressed to handling more power by flying an …

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Microlighting East Anglia
Microlighting East Anglia

Go microlighting in East Anglia and if you book a 60 minute lesson you get the choice of a thrilling flexwing microlight or a modern enclosed cockpit microlight to fly in! Based at Beccles Airfield on the Norfolk and Suffolk border this small and friendly flying school is a joy to visit surrounded by quiet countryside and lots of unrestricted airspace. Known locally as Ellough Airfield Beccles was built as an RAF station in the Second World War being occupied …

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Microlights in Manchester
Microlights in Manchester

The sky is your new playground when you go microlighting in Manchester! Barton Aerodrome is home for microlight maestro Mark and his flexwing P&M aviation microlights. This is the premier microlighting school in the North West and being just a short hop from Manchester this centre is well-placed and easy to get to. So what are you waiting for it’s time to go microlighting! Manchester/Barton (or Manchester City Airport as it was formerly known) was purpose-built in the late 1920s …

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Weekday Sunrise Deals
Weekday Sunrise Deals

Looking for hot air balloon deals? The key to getting the best discount deals on hot air balloon rides is when you go. If you can make a weekday early morning launch date you can get a hot air balloon ride at rock bottom prices. We have a handpicked selection of sites offering sunrise rides in a hot air balloon for just £129 per person. These great value deals do mean that you have to be available in the mornings …

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Gyrocopter Flights & Lessons Manchester
Gyrocopter Flights & Lessons Manchester

Here’s a full range of gyrocopter flights over Manchester for you! Set off from City Airport near the Trafford Centre for bird’s eye views of all those landmarks around Manchester and Salford. It’s going to be a heck of a ride! You’ll be departing from City Airport. For those not in the know this isn’t the big Manchester International Airport that’s south of the city this is the airfield west of Salford that was formerly known as Barton Aerodrome. It’s …

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Microlight Flight Training Herefordshire
Microlight Flight Training Herefordshire

Go microlighting over lovely Herefordshire! Based at the bustling Shobdon Airfield this microlight flight training school and club is a brilliant place to go flying in either flex or fixed-wing microlight aircraft. We’ve got a full range of experiences for you so have a read and see which takes your fancy! First up are your classic microlight taster lessons. This Herefordshire school is offering 30 and 60-minute flights for you. In both cases you’ll see the superb scenery around this …

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Gyrocopters Wolverhampton
Gyrocopters Wolverhampton

Fun gyrocopter flights out of Halfpenny Green Airport near Wolverhampton! We are offering 30 and 60-minute flights in an open-cockpit gyrocopter departing from this delightful General Aviation airfield near Stourbridge flying over the lovely South Staffordshire area. With Wolverhampton to the north east and Stourbridge to the south east and Birmingham in between this airport is well-placed for exploring the West Midlands. If you already know the area you’ll be able to chat to your gyro instructor to work out …

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Gyrocopters Perth
Gyrocopters Perth

Gyroplanes – probably the most unique way to get airborne over the gateway to the Highlands! These gyro flights out of Perth Airport are designed to give you an insight into this amazing form of flight with a good dose of stunning Scottish scenery included too. If you’ve never seen a gyrocopter in real life before get ready to meet Big Nellie. We could say she’s just a bigger sibling to the famous Little Nellie in the James Bond film …

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Gyrocopter Pilot Training Devon
Gyrocopter Pilot Training Devon

Go for a gyrocopter experience in Devon for the best coastal and countryside views around! We are offering 30 60 and 90-minute gyrocopter flights from various Devonshire locations in a choice of gyrocopters both open and closed cockpit. Devon is a county that has it all. Blue Flag sandy beaches hidden coves soaring cliffs rolling countryside moors and more. Seeing all that from the air in a gyrocopter makes the whole experience really rather special. What’s more your flight is …

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Autogyro Hampshire
Autogyro Hampshire

Go for some autogyro-ing adventures with an autogyro experience flight from Intotheblue.co.uk! Let’s face it these gyros are funny looking things and they may look at little basic but they are rugged reliable and are great fun to fly giving you that ‘at one with nature’ feel whilst you’re airborne. Your autogyro flight takes off from Popham Airfield near Basingstoke. This is a privately-owned strip that is home to a thriving and friendly community of sport flyers with over 100 …

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Microlighting Derbyshire
Microlighting Derbyshire

Microlight flights in Derbyshire – where you’ll be flying with champions! This venue isn’t just an airfield it’s a veritable airpark with a whole host of aerial activities on offer including this full range of flights in flex or fixed wing microlights flown by champions. Chief Flying Instructor Chris Dawes and partner Judy are the flying force behind this Derbyshire microlight school. MBE holder Judy is world record breaker and world champion several times over. Judy loves teaching microlighting hangliding …

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Microlighting in London
Microlighting in London

Go microlighting from Elstree and you’re well within the M25 making these lessons the closest we’ve got to London! Given it’s proximity to the capital and various TV and film studios in the area it’s little wonder Elstree Aerodrome is a bustling little place. Nestled in a patch of green yet flanked by the built-up areas of Barnet Edgware and Watford this is going to be microlighting North London style with lots to see on the ground and in the …

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Fighter Pilot Experience
Fighter Pilot Experience

Join the Air Force elite with this Top Gun flight simulator experience! You will discover the thrills and intensity of being a fighter pilot in this very lifelike simulator that will see you flying a powerful jet fighter plane – in the middle of Cheshire! On arrival at the venue you might think you’ve come to the wrong place. Nothing on the outside gives you a clue that there’s a hulking great front of a fighter jet plane inside and …

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Boeing 737 Simulator Barnsley
Boeing 737 Simulator Barnsley

On a quiet residential street you’ll find this epic 737 flight simulator! Barnsley now has its very own simulated flight facility thanks to one very skilled and passionate aviation fan called David. This Boeing 737-800NG simulator is the fruit of many many hours of labour for David Naylor. Having been made redundant he decided to turn his childhood dream into reality by building his own simulator. Constructed using a genuine Boeing 737 cockpit the result is pretty amazing. The simulator …

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Microlight Training Camberley
Microlight Training Camberley

Enjoy microlighting in Camberley flying out of Blackbushe Airport! This is your chance to experience flying in a modern lights sports aircraft with an expert pilot at the helm. You’ll even get the chance to have a go at the controls yourself during your flight. This microlight training school in Camberley at Blackbushe General Aviation Airport is headed up by Eric who is a highly experienced pilot. He literally has thousands of flying hours under his belt having flown light …

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737 Flight Simulator Bedfordshire
737 Flight Simulator Bedfordshire

Welcome aboard this flight simulator in Leighton Buzzard! If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to pilot a Boeing 737 airliner here’s your chance to find out as you and Captain Mark take to the virtual skies in what is a very realistic fixed-based jet airliner simulator. This flight simulator might be in the heart of tranquil Bedfordshire but once you’re inside you really feel like you are sitting on stand at the airport waiting for ground clearance for push-back. …

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Boeing Stearman in Kent
Boeing Stearman in Kent

For a biplane experience with an American feel we can highly recommend a Stearman flight in Kent! This open cockpit biplane by Boeing is a proper throwback to the heady days of aviation when young pilots were learning the art of flying just before during and after the second world war broke out. We are offering 30 or 60 minute fights in this wonderful Stearman out of Pent Farm in Kent. This is a charming private airstrip that occupies a …

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Microlighting in Bath
Microlighting in Bath

With such beautiful countryside all around these microlight flights over Bath are certainly going to be scenic! Hop onboard for that ‘at one with nature’ feel to your flying when you take an open-cockpit microlight lesson at this private airfield near Bath. Just a few miles south of the tourist hot-spot that is Bath you’ll find the delightful Norton St Philip. Unashamedly rural the area is very much agricultural with a distinctive village feel. Right on the periphery of it …

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Classic Tiger Moth Flights Berkshire
Classic Tiger Moth Flights Berkshire

Looking for Tiger Moth flights in Berkshire? Book your slot flying out from White Waltham Airfield in a 1943 DeHavilland DH82 Tiger Moth. With a 20 or 30-minute flight time to choose between there’s lots to do and see in the air in this rather lovely vintage aircraft. This particular Tiger Moth is a bit of a star. She can be seen soaring through the skies over White Waltham in episode 4 series 1 of the acclaimed Netflix show ‘The …

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Gyrocopter Essex
Gyrocopter Essex

Autogyro gyroplane or gyrocopters in Essex – whatever you call these funky little aircraft they are great fun to fly! These flight experiences take off from historic North Weald Airfield (an important fighter base during the Battle of Britain) and give you a wonderful bird’s eye view of the London east area. Just by the main M11/M25 junction North Weald is a great place to take a gyrocopter lesson. As you soar over the Essex countryside the London City skyline …

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F35 Simulator Newcastle
F35 Simulator Newcastle

Try the latest in stealth fighter technology when you fly the F35 simulator! This centre in Newcastle Upon Tyne is the only place in the UK where you can get your hands on the controls of the Lockheed Martin F-35 military jet the RAF’s anticipated replacement for the awesome Harrier in years to come. Known as the Lightning II the world’s most expensive Joint Strike Fighter plane has been a long time coming. A project that dates right back to …

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VIP Spitfire Tour
VIP Spitfire Tour

If you’re a fan of these classic aircraft (and let’s face it who isn’t?) our Spitfire Tour is a dream come true. This very special VIP Spitfire tour gives you access to the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar home to a resplendent collection of Spitfires and other vintage warbirds. What makes this Spitfire tour unique is that it’s a private viewing as the hangar isn’t open to the general public. This is your chance to have a good look around this …

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Light Sport Aircraft Headcorn
Light Sport Aircraft Headcorn

Thrilling light sports aircraft experiences out of Headcorn! All flights in these modern closed cockpit microlights have one thing in common: great views. Book your cross country touring flight from Headcorn and enjoy the wonderful vistas in a fabulous light sports aircraft. You’ll be flying in a modern lights sports aircraft such as the Ikarus C42. They might look like your typical small aircraft but technically-speaking they’re still microlights – it’s just all been stepped up a gear and they’re …

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Vulcan Bomber Flight Simulator Experience
Vulcan Bomber Flight Simulator Experience

Pilot one of the most famous jet-powered delta-wing bombers ever when you climb aboard this Vulcan flight simulator! This is a totally unique experience as it’s currently the only full-scale Vulcan bomber simulator in the whole wide world. The V bomber sim is waiting near Manchester with those four Rolls Royce Olympus engines running ready for you to take to the virtual skies in this impressive aircraft. The Vulcan was renowned as a high-speed high-altitude bomber with a strategic role …

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737 Simulator Warwickshire
737 Simulator Warwickshire

The world really is your oyster with over 24 000 flight destinations on offer at this flight simulator in Warwickshire! Most of us have been on a big commercial jet at some point but rather than flicking through the duty free catalogue and paying over the top for a lukewarm coffee on this flight you will be up front in the flight deck! Hidden deep in the Warwickshire countryside there’s no indication from the outside of this building that you …

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Lancaster Bomber Flight Simulator
Lancaster Bomber Flight Simulator

Step into aviation history when you join the Lancaster bomber flight simulator crew! We are offering a duo of experiences in this unique simulator setup giving you the chance to find out what flying these WW2 heavy bombers was like. This Lancaster simulator is based at a flying club at Brighton City (Shoreham) Airport. The replica cockpit has been built to give you the feel of what it was like being one of the seven-strong crew in a Lancaster bomber. …

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Microlights at Sywell Aerodrome
Microlights at Sywell Aerodrome

Get airborne in a Microlight At Sywell Aerodome! This historic airport in between Wellingborough and Northampton has seen its own fair share of aviation action over the years since opening in 1928 and even today is a busy little aerodrome that regularly wins awards for best airfield. A truly delightful location. This school based at Sywell boasts CAA instructors and examiners amongst its team and has a fleet of modern well-maintained microlights. There are both flex and fixed wing aircraft …

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737 Simulator Gloucestershire Airport
737 Simulator Gloucestershire Airport

When you fly SimAir there’s one big difference – you’re the captain! This hugely realistic flight simulator at Gloucestershire Airport is ready and waiting to welcome you onto the flight deck for you to take charge of a Boeing 737-800 simulator. This fixed-base simulator is an exact copy of a B737-800. Over 5000 of this series of Boeing jet airliner have been produced so far and it’s used by short and medium-haul airlines all over the world. In fact the …

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737 Flight Simulator London
737 Flight Simulator London

This flight simulator in London is the real deal. It’s a Boeing officially licensed product. Of course you won’t actually be leaving the confines of central London but you will be taking control of a flight deck of a Boeing 737-80 airliner. Your instructor hosts are real pilots too. They’re all suited and booted and waiting to take up the First Officer role leaving you the left hand Captain’s seat. As you get settled in it all starts to feel …

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Virtual Reality Spitfire Simulator
Virtual Reality Spitfire Simulator

Take virtual flying to new heights with this high-tech VR simulator! Unique in the North East of England this flight sim operator has created a virtual reality Spitfire flight that’ll have you believing you’re a fully fledged RAF fighter pilot courageously protecting those British skies in the midst of the Battle of Britain. There you are dozing in a deckchair outside the hut. Suddenly the call comes in: ‘Dover 26 000. 50 bandits approaching from the south-east’. Time to scramble …

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Alpine Challenge Simulator Offer
Alpine Challenge Simulator Offer

Soar over those snow-capped peaks on this alpine flight simulator experience! It’s not every day you get to fly along a deep mountain valley to land at an airport in the Austrian Alps but that’s exactly what you’ll be doing on this virtual flying session on a simulator. You’ll need nerves of steel for this one… Innsbruck International Airport (IATA code INN) is classed as a Category C aerodrome due to its very particular and tricky approach. In fact for …

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Microlighting Kinross
Microlighting Kinross

From the East Coast to the West Coast microlighting out of Kinross gives you the full view of Scotland’s coastline from the air! A new dimension opens up when you soar over this lovely corner of Perth and Kinross in an agile little microlight. Prepare yourself for perfect panoramas with these microlight flights. Taking off from Balado Park (perhaps you knew it as the home of ‘T in the Park’ for many years?) within literally seconds you have amazing things …

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F35 Combat Simulator Suffolk
F35 Combat Simulator Suffolk

Book a slot on the F-35 simulator and try your hand at stealth multi-role fighter flying! This is your chance to fly the incredible Lockheed Martin Lightning – without leaving the ground. We are offering 60-minute sessions in the simulator giving you plenty of time to get your combat fighter wings. This F-35 sim experience is hosted by a specialist simulator company based in Mildenhall the Suffolk town that’s synonymous with military having been an RAF base for years and …

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Auster Warbird Flight Northumberland
Auster Warbird Flight Northumberland

It’s chocks away for Auster flights out of Eshott Airfield in Morpeth! This high-wing monoplane is something of a hidden gem in the world of vintage aviation and we think you’ll love it. Steeped in history the Auster is a brilliant little plane that’s fantastic to fly in. Your Auster flight experience will take place at Eshott Airfield the home of 57OTU squadron during WW2 which was tasked with training fighter pilots. Just like the Auster this airfield is also …

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Ultimate Wing to Wing Experience
Ultimate Wing to Wing Experience

Greet the pilots meet the plane and fly with her on these luxury Spitfire flying packages! For these truly indulgent aviation experiences you will be heading to IWM Duxford in Cambridgeshire – a truly fascinating venue for any aviation fan especially those with a passion for World War Two aircraft. On both experiences you will have a very full itinerary for the day.  The aircraft you will see and get up close to will most probably be N3200. This Mk1a …

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Microlights in Surrey
Microlights in Surrey

Round off your week with a microlight flight from Surrey’s Redhill Aerodrome! Operating trial microlight flights on Thursdays Fridays and Saturdays this is a great place to get your first taste of ultralight aviation. You will be flying in a fixed-wing microlight. This training school uses the renowned Ikarus C42 aircraft which has a fully enclosed cockpit. The advantages of flying in this sort of microlight are clear. You’re not open to the elements the plane is more powerful than …

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Flight Simulators Perth
Flight Simulators Perth

OK headset on pre-flight checks done you’re cleared for take off and chocks away…wait a minute we’ve not even left the ground yet we’re flying? And that’s because you’re on a flight simulator experience in Perth Scotland! This flight simulator is at Perth Airport the main base for one of Scotland’s leading flight training organisations. The one they have at this Scottish centre is generic so they can be adapted to be representative of single engine aircraft multi-engine planes and …

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Emirates Aviation Experience
Emirates Aviation Experience

Welcome aboard the Emirates Aviation Experience! Based at the foot of the Emirates Air Line cable car that flies passengers from the bustling Greenwich Peninsula over the Thames to Royal Docks this is a must-do for budding aviators. The Aviation Experience boasts four state of the art flight simulators and a fascinating exhibition area too. The hub features two Airbus A380 flight simulators and two Boeing B777 simulators. Both are fixed base and feature incredible full landscape visuals. Those who …

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737 Simulator Suffolk
737 Simulator Suffolk

Experience virtual flying made real in this impressive flight simulator at Mildenhall! It’s destination Suffolk for a session with the sim2do team learning how to get a Boeing 737 off the ground (and back again) safely and without incident. Are you as a rookie airline pilot up for this aerial challenge? It might be a simulated world but outside you’re just on the edge of the famous RAF Mildenhall serving as a USAF base until 2020. And that’s where the …

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Microlighting South Somerset
Microlighting South Somerset

Book your flights in microlights over south Somerset! Operating out of the lovely Henstridge Airfield we are offering 30 45 and 60-minute flights as well as a landaway special to the Isle of Wight via the coast. These microlight experiences boast quite possibly the most scenic flight paths we have on our books. There’s just so much to see from the air around this delightful corner of south Somerset. Head inland and you’ve got Longleat and the Wiltshire Hills. Fly …

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Ultimate Cotswolds Biplane Tours
Ultimate Cotswolds Biplane Tours

The ultimate Cotswolds Moth tours preparing for take off! These 60-minute biplane tours set off from Cotswold Airport near Kemble and promise to give you all the sights this Area of Outstanding Nature Beauty has to offer from a unique viewpoint – the air! We have two flight paths lined up for you namely the Cotswold Tour and the Ancient England Tour. Both routes are filled to the brim with fascinating natural and man-made landmarks. All experiences start with a …

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Tiger Moth Flights Surrey
Tiger Moth Flights Surrey

What could be more befitting than flying a Tiger Moth plane at the historic home of the Tiger Club! Your experience takes place at Redhill Aerodrome and back in the heyday of civilian flying this airport played a very pivotal role in the flying of Tiger Moths. This airstrip in Surrey was the base of the famous Tiger Club between 1959 and 1990 where pilots honed their aerobatic and formation flying skills to put on impressive displays to wow the crowds all around …

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Flightdeck Experience near Manchester
Flightdeck Experience near Manchester

Looking for a flight simulator experience with a difference? Well our Manchester simulator gives you the full flight deck experience – complete with a fully enclosed cockpit and replica aircraft cabin so up to 12 friends and family can fly with you! This is your ticket to the virtual skies and you will be the captain for the duration of your experience with an expert instructor alongside you in the simulator as First Officer for the flight. This Manchester venue …

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Tigers and Tracks Action Day
Tigers and Tracks Action Day

For the ultimate classic military and aviation day out we’ve got Tigers and Tracks at Duxford! This is a unique and very atmospheric day that combines vintage aviation military tanks and old school sightseeing too. This Duxford activity day gives you a lesson in a vintage Tiger Moth a trip onboard a Dragon Rapide the chance to drive an armoured caterpillar-tracked military vehicle and lots of brilliant little extras added on. The day starts thoroughly as it means to go …

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WW2 Flight Simulators
WW2 Flight Simulators

Chocks away for a highly authentic WW2 simulator session! We’ve got two full-sized vintage warbird simulators ready and waiting for you. You’ll be taking on the role of the courageous fighter pilot as your get ready to climb aboard and take flight into the virtual skies. Will you choose the Spitfire simulator here in Leighton Buzzard? Or are you more intrigued by the Messerschmitt flight simulator? Both of these World War Two flight simulators are incredibly realistic. The Spitfire one …

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Microlighting North Kent
Microlighting North Kent

Next to the River Medway and River Thames just north of Rochester the microlights fly free above north Kent! This is a wonderful part of the country to take a microlight lesson as there are big vistas to be had over the Kentish countryside and coastline. We are offering 20 40 and 60-minute flights in both fixed wing and flexi wing microlights out of this airfield near Rochester. It’s owned and operated by Greg Burns and his team who reckoned this …

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Fly with a Spitfire Kent
Fly with a Spitfire Kent

Join in with these very special Spitfire flights from Headcorn Aerodrome in Kent by flying right up there beside that glorious fighter plane! Everyone loves the Spitfire. For many it’s the symbol of the Second World War and a poignant reminder of those who gave their lives for us. These experiences focus on the Battle of Britain over the skies of Kent. Both the plane you’ll be flying in and the Spitfire will be departing from Headcorn airfield. Formerly RAF …

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737 Flight Simulator
737 Flight Simulator

Take to the skies in a 737 anywhere in the world from your seat in this flight simulator . These professional set-ups offer top level simulated flight training for us mere enthusiasts as well as real pilots wanting to expand their experience of flying in different scenarios (think fog over Beijing that short runway over the sea in Gibraltar or a hail storm over Manhattan at night). The standard of equipment on these simulators is second to none with many …

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Biplane Flights Nationwide
Biplane Flights Nationwide

Take an aerial trip back in time onboard these biplanes! Enjoy biplane flights in beautifully restored vintage aircraft such as Tiger Moths at your choice of location throughout the UK. Nothing beats the thrill of open cockpit aviation and this is our most flexible voucher valid at various aerodromes around the country. Your flight experience begins with a welcome and safety briefing from your pilot. You will then be helped up into the cockpit and strapped in to the very snug interior …

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Boeing 737 Simulator Derbyshire
Boeing 737 Simulator Derbyshire

Earn your (virtual) four stripes when you captain this flight simulator in Derbyshire! Just north of Mansfield and over the border into Derbyshire is where you’ll find this professional Boeing 737-800 flight simulator. And although you might only be a virtual airline pilot it is all very very realistic. The flight deck is just like a real Boeing cockpit and with the full 220 degree wrap around screen and High Definition graphic software you’ll believe you are actually there sitting …

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Gyrocopters Doncaster
Gyrocopters Doncaster

Get a taste of what aerial sport flying is all about when you take a trial lesson in a gyrocopter near Doncaster! You will be flying in a modern closed-cockpit gyroplane out of Sandtoft Airport a small and friendly airfield at Belton in between Doncaster and Scunthorpe. You will be flying in a Cavalon gyrocopter. Designed and manufactured with typical German precision by AutoGyro this is machine heralds a new era for gyrocopters. It has a funky aerodynamic design with …

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Exclusive Spitfire Day
Exclusive Spitfire Day

It’ll be just you your group and a whole hangar of priceless warbirds on this Exclusive Spitfire Day! This very special group Spitfire day package gives you private access to one of the world’s most renowned yet discrete WW2 fighter plane collections – and includes up to ten flights in a genuine Spitfire too! Aimed at team days out incentive campaigns corporate events association outings and the ultimate in family gatherings these exclusive Spitfire days are really very special. Can …

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Gyroplanes Yorkshire
Gyroplanes Yorkshire

It’s destination Melbourne Airfield in East Yorkshire for a spot of gyrocopter flying! Take to the skies near York for a thrilling flight in a closed-cockpit gyroplane to see just how much fun these amazing little flying machines are. Your host for these gyroplane flights is David Beevers. He has gyroplane flying in his family blood with a long history going back more than three decades. Back in the day gyroplanes were innovative to the point of being rather precarious-looking …

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Microlighting Cambridgeshire
Microlighting Cambridgeshire

Learn microlighting in Cambridge from a champion! Chief flying instructor and school owner David Broom starting flying at the age of eight got his license as soon as he could at 17 and became an instructor in 2002. After winning the silver medal at the European and World Microlight Championships in 2004 2005 2007 and clinching the gold in 2015 he is a fully honoured British and World microlight champ – and you can fly with him! This superb airfield …

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Microlights Hertfordshire
Microlights Hertfordshire

Fly with a champion pilot when you go microlighting in Hertfordshire! These trial lessons take off from the grass runway at Plaistows Farm airfield which is just a couple of minutes away from the M1 and M25 (so very near to north London) and home to this small and friendly set up. Exodus Airports is run by Rob Grimwood multiple World European and UK Microlight champion who has actually held all three titles at once – a pretty impressive feat …

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1950s Military Trainer Air Experience
1950s Military Trainer Air Experience

When it comes to vintage flights Compton Abbas is a great choice of airfield. A family-run affair with great facilities and lovely views this private airfield just south of Shaftesbury is offering you the chance to get airborne in an absolute favourite aircraft – the De Havilland Chipmunk. The Chippy as it is lovingly known certainly has staying power. It was developed by the Canadian arm of the aviation company in the post-war years as a replacement to the equally …

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Microlighting Devon
Microlighting Devon

Choose flex or fixed wing Microlighting In Devon for a wonderful airborne experience! This small but perfectly formed microlight school is based at Dunkeswell Airfield in east Devon tucked in next to the beautiful Blackdown Hills making it a lovely airfield to take off from. Headed up by Jim Greenshields these guys know a thing or two about microlights as they sell build maintain store and offer training in both flex wing and fixed wing mircolights. In fact we think …

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Flight Simulator Glasgow
Flight Simulator Glasgow

Rainy day in Scotland and you want to fly? No problem book in for a session on the flight simulator in Glasgow! Bad weather won’t stop play here at this flight training school based at Glasgow International Airport so you can clock up hours at the controls all year round. This Glasgow Airport flight simulator sits in a ground-school training room of one of the airport’s leading training organisations. Part of a multi-site company this operator has a large fleet …

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White Cliffs Spitfire Flights
White Cliffs Spitfire Flights

Could these be the ultimate Spitfire flights? You will be the sole passenger on these coastal Spitfire flights. You’ll head over the White Cliffs or Beachy Head following the exact same flight path many a Battle of Britain fighter pilot would have done. Prepare yourself for a truly epic experience in the legendary Spitfire. There are two itineraries to choose from. The White Cliffs of Dover Spitfire flights give aviators a 55 minute flying experience time with 45 airborne while …

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F16 Fighter Pilot Yorkshire
F16 Fighter Pilot Yorkshire

Thunderbirds are most definitely go when you pilot this F16 flight simulator! The fighting falcon is one of the most famous fighter jets ever and over 4500 of them have been soaring through the world’s skies in defence roles since the first F16 flew in 1974. This experience gives you the chance to get a feel of what being an ace fighter pilot is all about. On arrival at the rather innocuous industrial building just outside Horbury just west of …

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Microlighting Oxfordshire
Microlighting Oxfordshire

Have a go at Microlighting in Oxfordshire and enjoy your first aerial miles in a microlight! This small and friendly school is based at Enstone Airfield around 14 miles north west of Oxford city centre and boasts tranquility in the skies as well as the chance to see the lovely Cotswolds from the air – what more could you ask for on a microlighting lesson in Oxfordshire? Your flight session will be hosted by Phil Reed who has been microlighting …

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Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Manchester
Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Manchester

Take off in this Airbus flight simulator in Salford! A full range of flight durations are available at this flight simulator facility at Broadway in Salford Quays. Whether you want to fly a short hop from your local airport or fancy flying a complete sector in real time you can do it all here. Identical twins (no you’re not seeing double) Stuart and Alan Russell are the brains behind this Salford simulator. They’ve both been passionate about aviation since watching …

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Fear of Flying Course Northampton or Sussex
Fear of Flying Course Northampton or Sussex

Overcome your worries about getting on a plane with this fear of flying course! These sessions are all offered on a one to one basis so you can talk through your worries and lift the lid on what happens on the flight deck in a bid to help calm those nerves and dispel those fears you may have about boarding an aeroplane and flying off. It has to be said with such stringent security at airports the waiting around and …

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Spitfire vs Messerschmitt Combat for Two
Spitfire vs Messerschmitt Combat for Two

Keep the enemy firmly in your sights on this dogfight simulator spectacular! This combat fighter simulator session allows two of you to ‘fly’ in two different vintage fighter sims at the same time. It’s going to get pretty intense out there as you head towards aerial combat in the virtual world. The genius idea behind these head to head simulator experiences was in linking the two simulator machines. That means you are both virtually flying in the same virtual skies …

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Tiger Moth Shoreham
Tiger Moth Shoreham

Our Tiger Moth in Shoreham flies out of this historic airport near Brighton and Hove the country’s oldest licensed public-serving airfield having first opened its runways to air traffic way back in 1910. You could say it’s harking back to halcyon days of flight! This Shoreham-based club offers you the choice of flying in a Tiger Moth or a Stampe. Both are classic vintage biplanes and the Belgian-built Stampe is actually based on de Havilland’s famous design. One difference is …

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Spitfire Pilot Training Day
Spitfire Pilot Training Day

Will you lose your wool or will you fly like an experienced old lag when you get the chance to feel what it’d be like to learn to fly a Spitfire? Take a step back into aviation history and get yourself posted to IWM Duxford for a spot of Spitfire pilot training where you’ll follow the same flight path as many young RAF pilots in the midst of World War Two. As war broke out the Allied Forces soon realised …

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Flight Simulator Training Essex
Flight Simulator Training Essex

Book your flight simulator slot in Essex! Located within the flight training school at Earls Colne airfield this simulator is ready and waiting to give you that flying feeling without ever leaving the ground. We are offering a 60-minute session in the sim. You’ll be accompanied by one of the school’s instructor pilots who will show you how everything works. And although the simulator is fixed base all the controls are just as you’d find in an actual light aircraft. …

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Harvard and Spitfire Experience Duxford
Harvard and Spitfire Experience Duxford

Take off into the nostalgic world of the 1940s with an incredible warbird flight! This experience will see you fly a WW2 plane from historic Duxford. And as if that wasn’t enough of a thrill for one day once airborne and cruising nicely you’ll be joined by a genuine Spitfire to fly in formation with this most iconic aircraft. If you love Second World War aircraft and you love flying you will simply be in aviation heaven on this day. The …

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Biplane Flights Devon
Biplane Flights Devon

Sign up for a superb Sunset Patrol aerial excursion when you book onto these biplane flights in Devon! This is your chance to re-live the drama and aerial excitement of these much-loved biplanes as you head out ideally in the late afternoon/early evening as the sun is setting from Eaglescott Airfield near Umberleigh to fly along the beaches used by the American Forces in preparation for D-Day. These beautiful aircraft were first produced in the 1930s with this particular Moth …

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Microlights West Midlands
Microlights West Midlands

Browse the online reviews for this microlight school based at Wolverhampton Airfield and you’ll see things like ‘proper airmen’ ‘a friendly bunch’ and ‘experienced and capable’ all of which bodes very well if you’re going on your very first microlight flight out of Halfpenny Green. And indeed microlights have been flying at this Wolverhampton airfield with its trio of runways for a great many years. Chief Flying Instructor Steve Wilkes is passionate about his microlighting and has flown more hours …

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Lynx Helicopter Simulator
Lynx Helicopter Simulator

Enter the world of virtual rotary aviation with a session on this helicopter simulator! This impressive Lynx simulator is certainly one of a kind in the UK and offers you the chance to take off hover and cruise in a military helicopter – without ever leaving ground. Based just beyond the perimeter of RAF Mildenhall between Ely and Bury St Edmunds this military helicopter simulator feels very much at home here. The site is owned and run by ex SAAF …

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Gyrocopters Oxford
Gyrocopters Oxford

Go skywards in one of the most gorgeous parts of the country on these gyrocopter flights from Oxfordshire! Get to see the Thames as you cruise over the Chilterns in an open-cockpit gyroplane around Goring – this is just the sort of terrain gyros were built for. Arriving at Chiltern Air Park you could be forgiven for thinking you’re in the middle of the Oxfordshire countryside miles away from any busy airport. In essence you’re quite correct because this is …

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Microlight Flights Snowdonia
Microlight Flights Snowdonia

Can microlights fly over Snowdonia National Park? Yes they certainly can! We are offering a range of great value for money microlight flights from Caernarfon Airport for you to discover this most stunning part of North Wales. You will be flying in a flex-wing microlight. These are the ultralight trike aircraft with a hang-glider style high wing where you use weight shift to control the microlight. And whilst at first glance they make look small and rather flimsy they are …

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Tiger Moth Flights in Oxfordshire
Tiger Moth Flights in Oxfordshire

Take to the skies in a Tiger Moth from Bicester Heritage and enjoy historic flying! These flights are steeped in history. Not only will you be in a vintage Tiger Moth you’ll be taking off from the Bicester Heritage formerly known as RAF Bicester – one of the best preserved 1930s airfields in the country. The most popular time for these heritage flights is in the evenings . And the reason? Well one glider’s thermal is another Tiger Moth’s turbulence …

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Vintage Tiger Moth Flights Cotswolds
Vintage Tiger Moth Flights Cotswolds

Wonderful Tiger Moth flights over the Cotswolds! Classic aviation comes to the beautiful Cotswolds with a whole range of flight durations on offer. Departing from Cotswold Airport just a few miles from Cirencester it’s going to be great views and great fun all the way!  Back in the day this was RAF Kemble. The airfield was home to the No5 Maintenance Unit from 1938 and by the end of 1939 over 600 aircraft were based here in Kemble. The fleet …

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Exclusive & Romantic Balloon Trips for Two
Exclusive & Romantic Balloon Trips for Two

If you’re looking for the ultimate in ballooning  these hot air balloon rides for two are just the ticket as you will enjoy an exclusive flight in a balloon just for the two you. Surely there can be nothing more romantic than that? Maybe you’re thinking of popping the big question perhaps you have a very special anniversary to celebrate or you want to club together to send a couple you love on a superb flight in a hot air balloon? …

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The Ultimate Spitfire Simulator
The Ultimate Spitfire Simulator

Fly the MkIX Spitfire simulator! It’s a pretty amazing set up that’ll have you totally immersed for every single minute that you’re in the cockpit. This unique Spitfire simulator is based at a world-leading facility in Goodwood where the simulator is used as part of the flight training programme for new Spitfire pilots. It’s a real scoop to be able to offer slots in this professional-standard Spitfire sim – and we are as excited about it as you are! The …

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Microlighting  a sensational experience
Microlighting a sensational experience

All microlight experiences start with a pre-flight briefing where you will be shown the ultra light aircraft its main characteristics and have the basic principles of flight explained – all really interesting stuff even before you’ve taken to the air! Then once securely strapped in the instructor will handle the take off and climb. Having settled down in level flight your pilot will demonstrate a few gentle turns and you will then be given the opportunity to try for yourself. …

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Flight Simulator Hertfordshire
Flight Simulator Hertfordshire

Virtual meets reality on these flight simulator experiences at Elstree! The flight simulator is based at flight training school on this well-known Hertfordshire airfield. Experienced and novice pilots alike use the set-up for training and the team has opened up slots on the sim for you to have a go too. We are offering a standalone 40-minute flight simulator voucher or a combined package that gives you a 30-minute flight in a very real aircraft plus your 40-minutes in the …

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Leeds Castle Spitfire Tour
Leeds Castle Spitfire Tour

Book your seat on a Leeds Castle Spitfire tour and make an historic aviation fan very very happy indeed! While the stunning Spitfire is flying over lovely Leeds Castle a de Havilland Devon will be airborne at the same time. This is your chance to be on that plane for unparalleled views of both the castle and the Spitfire. You and just seven other passengers will be boarding the wonderful 1950s Devon with the very exclusive mission of tailing a …

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Hot Air Balloon Flights
Hot Air Balloon Flights

Into the Blue unrestricted hot air balloon flights are offered in partnership with Balloons Over Britain; a name synonymous with adventure and flight who have over 70 balloon launch sites across the UK. The hot air ballooning vouchers on this page offer the maximum flexibility and convenience being valid for dawn and dusk flights throughout the week including weekends making the perfect present for someone you love. Into the Blue also offers sunrise balloon trips which present excellent value for money. The experience starts with a passenger greeting followed …

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Spitfire & Hurricane Dual Fighter Experience
Spitfire & Hurricane Dual Fighter Experience

This dual fighter experience is all about the Spitfire and the Hurricane as they fly together – with you alongside! You will be flying in formation with these two iconic warbirds leading the way in the skies above Kent. Two flight durations are available with flight paths over the coast or countryside as you choose between Leeds Castle and Capel-le-Ferne with ‘The National Memorial to the Few’. You’ll be taking off from the airfield that was formerly RAF Lashenden. It’s …

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737 Simulator Glasgow
737 Simulator Glasgow

Get as close as you can to flying the real thing on this 737 simulator in Glasgow! Based at a renowned flight training school and flying club at Glasgow International Airport in Paisley this fixed base simulator offers all would-be commercial pilots the chance to head up the flight crew of a Boeing 737. Of course you know it’s not the real thing but it’s still pretty realistic. And we have to say way cheaper than an actual 737. This …

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Helicopter Simulator Experience Cheshire
Helicopter Simulator Experience Cheshire

You’re cleared for take off in this helicopter simulator in Cheshire! Built at this aviation training centre in Ellesmere port using a real helicopter fuselage this simulator is pretty much as realistic as it gets. An eight-seater Agusta 109 shell is the basis for this ultra realistic sim. Stripped out and refitted with high-spec simulator software to replicate a Bell 407 helicopter you’ve got a serious machine to play with here. The simulator also boasts surround sound and 220-degree high …

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Open Cockpit Biplane Air Experience
Open Cockpit Biplane Air Experience

Prepare for proper open cockpit flying when you take off on a Stearman flight! The Stearman biplane has a long history as a military trainer aircraft and even today it’s still an absolute delight to fly in a Stearman. We are offering rides ranging from 20 minutes through to a whole hour taking off from this delightful private airfield on the Dorset/Wiltshire border. This particular Stearman was born in the US of A in 1940. Working as a military trainer …

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737 Simulator Peterborough
737 Simulator Peterborough

Book your slot on the flight simulator in Peterborough and get virtually airborne in a Boeing 737-800W! With 15 30 and 60 minute experiences available we think anyone who fancies being a Boeing pilot will love these sessions. This jet sim school is located a few miles south west of Peterborough. The sim is fixed-base and is a replica of a the modern Boeing 737 airliner. The flight deck is very realistic and the array of screens displays buttons and levers …

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Lake District Gyroplane Experience
Lake District Gyroplane Experience

Fly gyrocopters over the Lake District for a stunning way of exploring this fabulous area of natural beauty! These gyroplane flights out of a privately-owned airstrip in the Lake District combine superb views with tuition from a highly experienced pilot. If you’ve ever thought about getting airborne in a gyroplane the Lake District has surely got to be the place to fly from. Roger Savage owns and operates Berrier Airfield between Keswick and Penrith where his two gyroplanes are based. …

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The SULLY Experience
The SULLY Experience

Step into the shoes of Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger on this ‘Sully’ flight sim experience! Simulate what it was like in the cockpit of the famous US Airways flight 1549 when it emergency-landed in the Hudson River. Will you hold your nerve to glide in land safely? Or would you have turned back to base? This brilliant Sully simulator experience lets you explore all the scenarios. On January 15th 2009 Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Jeff Skiles took off from …

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Can Anyone Fly the Plane?
Can Anyone Fly the Plane?

The cabin purser comes on the PA and asks: ‘Can anyone fly a plane?’. It seems the Captain has been taken ill and the First Officer too. As they say in ‘Airplane!’: ‘The life of everyone onboard depends upon just one thing – finding someone back there who can not only fly this plane but who didn’t have fish for dinner’. There are no off-duty pilots onboard so they’re asking for civilian volunteers.  You have no idea how to land a …

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Gyrocopters East Riding
Gyrocopters East Riding

Have you spotted the gyrocopters over East Riding? If you have the likelihood is that it will have taken off from Beverley Airfield. These experiences give you the chance to take a trial lesson in a modern gyrocopter aircraft out of Beverley to see the sights and learn how these machines fly. Beverley Airfield is a lovely little airfield that boasts a well-maintained grass runway and a clubhouse/cafe that comes with a friendly welcome. It’s in a great part of …

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Microlighting Perth
Microlighting Perth

As this club’s motto goes you will ‘fly it love it live it’ when you go microlighting in Perth! You will be cloud surfing with Scotland’s beautiful Cairngorms National Park as your backdrop and you have the choice between  a fixed-wing or a flex wing microlight for your departure from Perth airport. The club is a fully registered and a greatly respected flight training school for those who want to become microlight pilots. Their Perth aerodrome home boasts the full …

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Microlights Peterborough
Microlights Peterborough

Take a microlight up over Peterborough and fly over the fens and forests! This Conington Airfield-based flying club operates modern C42B Ikarus light sport aircraft which although classed as microlights give you all the comfort of a standard small aeroplane. It’s time to get you microlighting from Conington! What we love about this flying club is the personal service and attention to detail. Captain Gareth Aggett has many thousands of hours of flying experience and his preferred method of teaching …

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Microlighting in Northumbria
Microlighting in Northumbria

Experience the wonders of microlighting in Northumbria! Fly from this friendly airfield north of Newcastle and get a taste for high-altitude adventure with our range of Northumbrian microlight flying experiences. Whether you’re looking for a superb sightseeing session or an introduction into aviation these courses are the perfect way to discover the thrills of flying and even piloting your own flex-wing machine. There are three flexwing microlight flight durations available out of Northumbria giving you 30 60 or a total …

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Two Seater Spitfire Flights & Heritage Hangar Visit
Two Seater Spitfire Flights & Heritage Hangar Visit

Two seater Spitfire flights are now a reality! Following changes in the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) rules these Biggin Hill Spitfire flights mean the impossible is now possible thanks to this very special T9 Spitfire that will be operating tandem flights from this legendary airport that was one of the principal fighter bases in the Battle of Britain. We are very proud to be able to offer these incredible experiences. We often talk of ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunities but …

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737 Simulator Ellesmere Port
737 Simulator Ellesmere Port

Will you be Captain of a Boeing or an Airbus when you board the flight simulator near Liverpool? It’s time to learn what life is like as a Boeing 737 or Airbus A320 pilot. Time to get the Aviator shades on – you’re in the hot seat! Your journey to Ellesmere Port where these simulators are based will be an easy one from Liverpool Manchester Chester and beyond as it’s just a short drive from the M53. On arrival you’ll …

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Dambusters Spitfire Tour
Dambusters Spitfire Tour

Chocks away for a very special Dambusters Spitfire flight! This is vintage military aviation at its very best as you fly over historic Eyebrook Reservoir in a de Havilland Devon accompanied by a Spitfire. It’ll be a magnificent MkIX Spitfire that’ll be joining you in the air. Beautifully restored and maintained TD314 now flies under the moniker ‘St George’ and it’s a superb example of this impressive fighter plane. And whilst the St George is undoubtedly the star of the …

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Fighter Jet Simulator
Fighter Jet Simulator

Although it’s a simulator this fighter jet experience in Yorkshire is the real deal and one of the best in the UK! With a once-operational air force Phantom F4 cockpit being used you will feel like a proper jet fighter pilot – especially as the high-tech simulator module is mounted on a hydraulic motion platform so you will move like a fighter jet and sound like one too! This top of the range fighter jet simulator experience offers day and …

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737 Simulator Harrogate
737 Simulator Harrogate

Are you ready to do your pre-flight checks in this professional-standard flight simulator in Harrogate? This 737 simulator in North Yorkshire is the real deal (or as near as it can be for a simulator!) with full hydraulic motion so that means you’ll definitely feel that bump as you take off and land! From the moment you step into this flight sim centre in Harrogate you’re immersed in the aviation world. The 30 minute pre-flight briefing takes place in a …

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Mk26 Spitfire Hangar Tour Oxfordshire
Mk26 Spitfire Hangar Tour Oxfordshire

See a different type of Spitfire on these Mk26 Spitfire tours! What do you do if you love Spitfires but you don’t happen to have a spare couple of million pounds to buy a restored one? Well you do what Mike O’Sullivan did – design and build one from scratch! These modern Spitfires are flying scale versions of the legendary WW2 fighter plane that we know and love. The Spitfire Mk26b is the third version produced in kit form by …

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Weekday Hot Air Balloon Flights
Weekday Hot Air Balloon Flights

Float away over the lovely countryside with these best value weekday ballon flights! If you can make it on a mid-week date you’ll enjoy a fabulous hot air ballon flight for less. You get all the views all the fun and all the adventure without paying extra for going on a weekend. We are offering these mid-week hot air ballon flights from take off venues the length and breadth of the UK. There are around 100 of them so no …

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Piper Cub Flight Brighton
Piper Cub Flight Brighton

Chocks away for a Piper Cub flight out of historic Shoreham airfield in West Sussex! Aviation fans will instantly recognise this famous and much-loved vintage training aircraft and it’s a real pleasure to be able to offer flights in this fully restored Piper Cub aircraft. The Piper Cub you will be flying in is actually an L18C Supercub that’s to say the military version of the civil PA-Cub that enjoyed a long and very significant career in training pilots worldwide. …

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Light Sports Flying Mid-Wales
Light Sports Flying Mid-Wales

On these microlight flights in Mid-Wales you’ll see how microlights come in all shapes and sizes! We are offering 30 and 60-minute flights in modern light sports aircraft out of Mid-Wales Airport in Powys at this small and friendly microlight training school. Based near Welshpool this training centre boasts two different types of microlight. The Ikarus C42 is a popular trainer aircraft renowned for being easy to fly stable and comfortable too. It’s a closed-cockpit microlight with a high wing …

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Junior and Adult Hovercraft Racing
Junior and Adult Hovercraft Racing

On this fabulous hovercraft experience both the kids and grown ups can get involved! Normally these hovercraft racing sessions are just for kids but the big kids are always keen to have a go too.  Seeing as the setting for these sessions is a big soggy marshland at Frodsham in Cheshire youngsters and grown ups will need to make sure they are wearing the right clothing for hovercrafting. It has to be clothes you don’t mind getting wet or splattered …

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