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30 Minute Boeing Stearman Experience

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The Boeing Stearman is undoubtedly one of the most iconic biplanes of its time, and on this 30 minute vintage flying experience, you'll have the opportunity to fly in one of these historic planes from Compton Abbas Airfield based near Salisbury in Wiltshire and Shaftesbury in Dorset! This legendary little military training biplane was produced in the thousands back in World War II, with pilots for the US Air Force and US Navy as well as the Canadian Air Force bravely gaining their military wings in them. Its post war uses ranged from the daring (aerobatics and wing walking) to the practical (crop dusting) but on this half hour flight, where you can decide with the pilot whether you just want to enjoy the views from the open cockpit or if you want to have a go at controlling the plane once airborne. Either way, it all adds up to a truly special time in the air that vintage plane enthusiasts will want to remember for years to come!

  • Fly in a vintage WW2 Boeing Stearman
  • Operating out of Compton Abbas airfield
  • 30 minute experience
  • Pilots say the Stearman is a delight to fly!

  • Trial flying lesson in a Boeing Stearman biplane
  • Pre-flight briefing covering the aircraft, equipment and safety procedures
  • Brief your route with the pilot
  • Approximately 5 minutes' taxiing and engine checks before getting airborne
  • 30 minute experience
  • Opportunity to take control of the aircraft at the pilot's discretion
  • Take home a signed flight certificate as a memento of your experience

  • Available from March to October on selected weekdays and weekends
  • Flights are subject to availability and weather conditions

  • Minimum age 14
  • All under 18's must be accompanied by an adult on the airfield
  • Maximum weight 17 stone (108kg)
  • Maximum height 6ft 6ins (1.98m)
  • Participants must be able to walk 50 meters unaided and safely egress the aircraft themselves
  • You must declare yourself medically fit to fly and complete a consent form

  • Spectators are welcome to come and watch but will only be able to view the take off and landing

  • Optional extras including in-flight videos are available to purchase when booking your date

Our ethos is that your 'experience' should begin from the moment you first browse the site and we can deliver this because of:
  • - once you buy a voucher you are not then left to book the experience yourself. We handle your booking from A-Z, not only providing online dates but also dealing with the supplier to secure your date. Even after you have had your experience, we will ask you for a review of the event to ensure everything went ok.
  • - Our core staff have been working in the industry since 2004 and have all the experience necessary to deliver the experience that is perfect for you.
  • - Each venue and provider has been vetted by us and reviewed by our customers meaning we can give you honest, unbiased advice about what you are ordering.
  • - We have 3 lines of communication; phone, chat and email and our customer service centre is open 6 days a week. The average answer time for our call centre to answer is 20 seconds and we have a vast help section where you should be able to find any answer online.
  • - Once you have chosen a date, we will help to ensure that you get the confirmation in time for your event and if need be we will liaise with the supplier on your behalf if there is a problem.
  • - After each event we invite our customers to review the venue and the provider. This valuable feedback is then used to improve our service and also made public to other customers considering the same event. As a returning customer you will be eligible for a discount code to use on your next purchase.

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