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45 Minute Tiger Moth Flight Experience

45 Minute Tiger Moth Flight Experience

Product ID: 14683
Valid for 12 months
Eshott Airfield
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About the experience

Vintage aviation enthusiasts in Northumberland are going to be in their absolute element on this 45 minute flying experience in a bonafide, fully restored 1940s Tiger Moth biplane! Based at Eshott Airfield in Morpeth, G-EMSY is owned and operated by best friends Darren and Dave, who are truly passionate about their little vintage plane. It was first built in 1940 and used by trainee WWII pilots at RAF Luffenham. After being decommissioned in 1954, it spent time in Germany, and lay forgotten about in a barn in Belgium for almost four decades, before it was uncovered in 1991, and was gradually restored to full airworthy condition by 2000. With Darren and Dave, you'll be able to talk about what flight path you want to take across the Northumbrian countryside and coast - and with your best view on all the action in the front passenger seat, this is truly a special vintage flying experience you won't forget in a hurry!

  • 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
  • 45 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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