Review by thomas
This flight was amazing. I mean i got to see everything from an aerial view instead of in the cramped streets of london.
09 October 2012
Take to the skies for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure steeped in nostalgia, history and glorious sightseeing, with this de Havilland Dragon Rapide Flight for One.
Experience what it’s like to step aboard one of the last Dragon Rapides still flying, taking off and climbing upwards to eventually cruise at 1,500 feet in the air. Breathe in the sense of freedom as you soak up unrivalled views of the Cambridgeshire countryside, before soaring over London’s Olympic Village, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and many more iconic landmarks.
After you’ve landed, you can take your time exploring the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Europe’s premier aviation museum. Here you’ll find an outstanding collection of more than 150 historic aircrafts, from Biplanes and Spitfires to the mighty Concorde. A perfect day out for any aviation fan or history enthusiast, and one you’ll never forget.
Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.
On your arrival, you’ll be checked in before a full pre-flight briefing from your expert pilot. Once you’re ready, you’ll head out to step aboard one of the world’s only working de Havilland Dragon Rapide aircrafts. In the air, you’ll cruise at 1,500 feet, allowing you to gain unrivalled views over the Cambridgeshire countryside as you fly south towards the London skyline. With an hour and a quarter to enjoy the flight, there’s plenty of time to take everything in.
After your landing, you can explore the Imperial War Museum Duxford. With a vast array of history and more than 150 iconic aircrafts, there’s loads to see here, making it the perfect way to round off an unforgettable day.
Flights operate on most weekends from March to October. We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
The flight will last approximately 1 hour 15minutes, including taxi time. However you are welcome to spend as much time in the museum as you like.
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
Please ensure you are familiar with the terms and conditions of the experience.
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
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Cambridgeshire - Duxford IWM
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