Vintage Flying Experiences
There is a small but very dedicated band of aviation enthusiasts who love nothing more than hearing the stuttering hum of rotor blades, a roaring engine and the sight, smell and sensation that brings them back to a golden age of flying.
If you’ve just got a little bit misty eyed reading that sentence, chances are you’re big on Vintage Flying. And at FlyDays, we’re proud to offer a great selection of flying days and experiences that will tap into your nostalgic senses good and proper.
And what these lack in the more advanced aviation technology of today, these classic aircraft more than make up for in many hours of airborne fun. But don’t just take our word for it - read on to find out more about the iconic aircraft we have available to take to the skies in.
Fly A Tiger Moth Plane
Step back in time and fly one of these iconic aircraft. First flown in 1931, the de Havilland Tiger Moth is probably the best known training plane of all time. With an open cockpit, this distinctive two-seater bi-plane gives you the chance of getting a real appreciation of the thrill of flight.
The chance to fly one of these special aircraft is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so take advantage of our fantastic prices and book a vintage flying lesson today. Our fantastic Vintage Flying Lessons give you or a lucky friend the chance to take to the skies and fly in on one of these iconic, historical aircraft.
Get geared up in the classic leather jacket and goggles and feel the nostalgia as you glide over the stunning British countryside of Salisbury Plains in one of these beautiful vintage planes.
The opportunity to fly one of these authentic vintage planes does not come around often. It takes a clever, skilled and dedicated team - many of whom are volunteers - to keep these vintage planes alive and suitable for flying. So don't let this fantastic opportunity drift by!
Bird's Eye View
Nothing beats the thrill of heading skywards and being in the cockpit of a vintage plane makes it even more special with our 30 Minute Classic Aircraft Flights. This unforgettable experience starts by meeting your pilot for the day.
A brief operational and safety briefing then follows, whilst you enjoy a nice hot cup of tea or coffee. Then it's chocks away and into the cockpit, as the plane's engine roars into life and you're taxiing towards the runway ready for take-off.
You can book to take off at one of three fantastic locations across the UK, including Chipping Norton in the Cotswolds or Coventry and Warwick in historic Warwickshire.
Wherever you choose to fly from, you’ll get to see them and their many landmarks from thousands of feet up in the air on the retrospective flight of your life.
The Sky's the Limit
What could make a 30 Minute flight in a classic plane even more enjoyable? Spending it with the young flying enthusiast in your life, of course!
Our 30 Minute Classic Flight for One Adult and One Child is the perfect way to enjoy some beautiful views high above the English countryside, including historic landmarks such as Blenheim Palace and Warwick Castle to name a few.
But that's not all. To make it truly memorable, each participant is given a headset, and can listen to the control tower and other nearby aircraft. It's almost as if you're flying the aircraft yourself.
And what aircraft they are, with vintage models such as a Cessna 150 and a Stampe SV4 on offer to get airborne in. It all adds up to an unforgettable and very unique family day out.
You’ll soon discover that our Vintage Flights are the best way to enjoy spectacular countryside and important historical sites - making it a trip back in time in more ways than one.
The routes on our 30 Minute flights in a classic 1940s aircraft for Two fly over some iconic landmarks in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, two of the most beautiful counties in the whole of England.
You'll have plenty of time to take in the views and places of interest, before heading back to earth and reliving the magical memories with family and friends.
Vintage Flying Lessons
For a nostalgic flight that offers pure excitement, then our 30 Minute Bi-Plane Pilot Lesson for one is just the ticket. The flying action takes place in an open cockpit de Havilland Tiger Moth.
Complete with goggles, helmet and sheepskin jacket for total authenticity. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to treat yourself, or even book it as a gift for a loved one, family member or friend. Whatever the special occasion, you won't want the experience to end.
Booking a Vintage Flying Experience
Whatever package you decide upon, sky-high thrills are guaranteed, leaving you wanting more. Don't delay, the sooner you book a vintage flying experience, the sooner you'll be in the air.
You can book directly onto any forthcoming date listed on our Events calendars for the packages you see above. Or for great flexibility and a fantastic gift idea, our open gift vouchers can be used towards the vintage flight you want to attend at a later time to suit you.