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60 Minute Tiger Moth Flight in Derbyshire

60 Minute Tiger Moth Flight in Derbyshire

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Minimum Age: 16 years

About the experience

Vintage aviation enthusiasts in and around Derbyshire and Staffordshire will be excited about our excellent 60 minute flight that's on offer, in a bonafide vintage Tiger Moth biplane from Derby Airfield in Egginton, ideally placed between Derby to the north east and Burton upon Trent to the south west. This family run airfield is also home to the Derby Aero Club, offering a lively and friendly atmosphere for keen aviators, with its three grass runways providing the perfect conditions for you to take off in this tail-dragged heritage plane with ease. Better still, the airfield is in unrestricted airspace, offering plenty of scope to really spread your wings as it were. In fact, you may want to pre-plan the route you take with your instructor pilot, whether it's towards Derby, up the River Trent or exploring some nearby villages and countryside from the air! Overall, there's little that beats flying in the open cockpit of the Tiger Moth with the wind in your hair as you take in flying from a truly nostalgic golden era. You're even welcome to bring friends and family along to watch you and make a day of it. All in all, it promises to be a day vintage flying fans will remember for years to come!

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

  • Fly in a vintage 1930s De Havilland Tiger Moth
  • 60 minute flight
  • Option to choose your route
  • Welcome, introduction and briefing
  • Loan of a freshly-laundered flying suit
  • Loan of a flying jacket, helmet and goggles
  • 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


  • Minimum age 16
  • Under 18s must be accompanied on the airfield by an adult
  • Maximum weight 18 stone (115kg)
  • Maximum height 6ft 4ins (195cm)
  • 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)

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

Minimum Age: 16 years

  • 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
  • Images courtesy of Len Milner


  • Derbyshire
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