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30 Minute Tiger Moth Flight Experience

30 Minute Tiger Moth Flight Experience

Product ID: 14682
Valid for 12 months
Eshott Airfield
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About the experience

Take flight above the Northumbrian countryside and coastline in fully restored, vintage 1940s DH82a Tiger Moth on this 30 minute flying experience! G-EMSY is a former RAF Tiger Moth, and from Eshott Airfield in Morpeth, you'll take off into the skies to explore this corner of the North of England from the air. Darren, who is an experienced pilot, and his lifelong best friend Dave are the owners of this truly magnificent little gem of vintage aviation, which was first built in 1940, and deployed to RAF Luffenham to train WWII pilots, staying with the RAF until she was decommissioned in 1954. Over four decades later, in 1991, she was rediscovered in a barn in Belgium, gradually restored back to her airworthy best by 2000. You'll sit in the passenger seat at the front, offering you the best view possible, and as the propeller swings to start the engine, the excitement builds as you go on a flight where you truly will go back in time! And you'll also have the opportunity to speak with Darren and Dave and plan your flight path - so it's truly bespoke to you.

  • Flights in a restored 1940 Tiger Moth
  • Ex-RAF trainer with a fab history!
  • Fly over Northumbrian coast and country
  • Or discuss your flight path with the pilots!

  • Flight experience in an 1940 open-cockpit vintage Tiger Moth
  • Welcome, introduction and safety briefing
  • Get kitted up in a flight suit, hat and goggles
  • Fly in the front seat of the Tiger Moth with your highly qualified and experienced pilot
  • 30 minute flight
  • Fly over some of Northumberland's iconic landmarks
  • Flight times are for stated durations

Examples of routes (subject to flight times) :

  • Coast and Castles Views of Amble Harbour, Warkworth Castle, Alnwick Castle, Dunstanburgh Castle and Bamburgh Castle
  • Bays and Bridges Views of Morpeth, St James' Park, Tyne Bridge, Millennium Bridge, The Sage, The Baltic, Tynemouth Priory and the coast
  • Bespoke Routes Specific routes can be designed just for you


  • Minimum age 14
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • Maximum weight 18 stone
  • Participants must sign a declaration prior to flying

  • Friends and family are welcome to watch your take off and landing from the viewing area
  • The airfield is dog friendly, but all dogs must be kept on a lead at all times

  • Weekdays and weekend throughout the year
  • Flight experiences are subject to availability and weather conditions
  • If weather conditions are unsuitable your flight will be rescheduled

  • Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear should be worn
  • Light snacks and refreshments can be purchased from the onsite café (open Thursday to Sunday) or pre-book a delicious afternoon tea


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