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30 Minute Tiger Moth Flight - Derbyshire

30 Minute Tiger Moth Flight - Derbyshire

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Minimum Age: 16 years

Maximum Height: 195.00 cm

Maximum Weight: 115.00 kg

About the experience

Enjoy a front seat view in this unique flight in a 1930s De Havilland Tiger Moth aircraft over the Derbyshire countryside. Not only does this flight give you a unique experience of wartime Britain through the eyes of an aircraft that played a significant role in the Royal Air Force, but guaranteed spectacular views across the River Trent and the beautiful villages dotted around Burton. Although there will be an opportunity for you to take the controls, this flight is already pretty hands on already because of the way the vehicle is designed. This aircraft is a tandem trainer, meaning you will be in the front seat which will only elevate your views across the skies. You’ll really get a feel for how pilots were soaring through the skies of wartime Britain during this vintage flight as you’ll be kitted out with all the gear including a flying suit, jacket, helmet and goggles. You’ll be thankful for the eyewear as this is an open cockpit flight where you’ll feel the breeze on your face at all times. To take the experience that bit further to really mimic the 1930s, your pilot will even demonstrate some manoeuvres used by early fighter pilots that still have use today. This flight is ideal for the history buff who wants to get up close and personal with the past or anyone who is curious about aviation and wants to have a unique experience in a vintage aircraft.

  • Tiger Moth flights from Derby Airfield at Egginton
  • Help plan your flight path with your pilot

  • Fly in a vintage 1930's De Havilland Tiger Moth
  • Option to choose your route (not available for Tutbury offer)
  • Welcome, introduction and briefing
  • Loan of a freshly-laundered flying suit
  • Loan of a flying jacket, helmet and goggles (subject to current Covid safety restrictions)
  • Your instructor will provide a full safety briefing once in the cockpit
  • Experience some basic manoeuvres used by early fighter pilots and still used today
  • Opportunity to take the controls during your flight
  • Communicate with your instructor throughout the flight via intercom
  • Stunning views of the Derbyshire and Staffordshire countryside
  • Debrief after your flight with photo opportunities


  • Derby Airfield, Egginton, Derby

  • Minimum age 16
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • You must be agile enough to climb in and out of the cockpit and medically fit to fly
  • Participants must provide photo ID on the day (driving licence or passport)

Minimum Age: 16 years

Maximum Height: 195.00 cm

Maximum Weight: 115.00 kg

  • Spectators are welcome, including well-behaved dogs and children 

  • The flying season usually runs from April to October
  • Flights are generally available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Alternative days may be available upon request
  • Dates and flight times are subject to availability and weather conditions

  • Prior to travelling to the airfield you must telephone to ensure weather /operational conditions are suitable
  • Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear should be worn
  • It is recommended you bring gloves on a cold day
  • Quality souvenirs and merchandise can be purchased on the day
  • Photography packages (from £35) and video packages (from £39) are available to purchase
  • Please note that vouchers cannot be put together to create longer flight durations


  • Derbyshire
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