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Why buy from us?
You will be flying right up next to the magnificent World War II fighter plane on these breathtaking passenger flights from the airports at Headcorn and North Weald. All flying enthusiasts adore the Spitfire. It serves as both a sombre remembrance of those who gave their lives to defend freedom and a symbol of the Second World War for many. You can take part in a 20 minute trip and fly alongside the Spitfire in a plane or helicopter - this is unquestionably not an average passenger trip. Fly over Essex or Kent as the World War Two fighter plane takes off to join you!
Fly alongside a WW2 spitfire in close formation
Flights are taken in a multi-seat certified passenger aeroplane or helicopter
Ground viewing of the spitfire with plenty of photo opportunities
Staff on hand to answer all your questions about the aircraft
Experiences generally last 3-4 hours
20 flight alongside the Spitfire
Take off from Headcorn or North Weald airfields
Watch as the Spitfire dances around you!
Take the most amazing air-to-air photos ever
Selected weekend dates
Dates and session times are subject to weather conditions and availability at your chosen venue
Current Scheduled 2024 Dates:
North Weald Aerodrome, Essex: 18th - 19th May
North Weald Aerodrome, Essex: 3rd - 4th August
Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent: 21st - 22nd September
Height restrictions: Minimum 4ft 6ins, maximum height 6ft 4ins
Maximum weight 18 stone
Spectators are welcome, with excellent views of the runway and aircraft
Participants should allow for a whole day for the experience 9am-7pm, experiences generally last half a day and this is a precaution to allow for weather conditions
Free car parking and picnic area
Onsite restaurants and childrens area
All flights are 'chock to chock' so include taxi time
At no point do you fly in the Spitfire
Opportunity to 'Sit in a Spit' The iconic Spitfire Mk IX TD314 for an additional charge of £65 payable on the day
Entry to the onsite museum is payable on the day if you wish to visit
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 flydays.co.uk discount code to use on your next purchase.
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