30 MINUTE SPITFIRE FORMATION FLIGHT WITH A MK9 SPITFIRE

The 30 minute formation will essentially be the same as the 30 minute flight listed above, the only difference being that you'll be joined by another Spitfire, RR232 for 15 minutes of the flight. This aircraft was restored in Devon and now carries the name 'The City of Exeter'. It is an original Mark IX single Seat aircraft. At times the aircraft will be so close you'll feel you could reach out and touch it! You'll experience formation flight, position changes, and even some tail chasing if you'd like get the feel for aerial combat. SM520 will be your aircraft for this flight.

GOODWOOD AERODROME

COST: £3650 INC VAT

30 MINUTE SPITFIRE FORMATION FLIGHT TO THE NEEDLES

LEE-ON-SOLENT AIRPORT

The 30 minute formation will essentially be the same as the 30 minute flight listed above, the only difference being that you'll be joined by another Spitfire, RR232 for 15 minutes of the flight. You'll be able to watch from your seat in the Spitfire as your wingman soars over the Needles. It is an original Mark IX single seat aircraft. At times the aircraft will be so close you'll feel you could reach out and touch it! You'll experience formation flight, position changes, and even some tail chasing if you'd like get the feel for aerial combat. SM520 will be your aircraft for this flight.

COST: £4000 INC VAT

30 MINUTE SPITFIRE FORMATION FLIGHT OVER DEVON

The 30 minute formation will essentially be the same as the 30 minute flight listed above, the only difference being that you'll be joined by another Spitfire, RR232 for 15 minutes of the flight. This aircraft was restored in Devon and now carries the name 'The City of Exeter'. It is an original Mark IX single Seat aircraft. At times the aircraft will be so close you'll feel you could reach out and touch it! You'll experience a formation take-off, position changes, and even some tail chasing if you'd like get the feel for aerial combat. SM520 will be your aircraft for this flight.

EXETER AIRPORT

COST: £4050 INC VAT

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30 MINUTE SPITFIRE FLIGHT, HANGAR TOUR + IWM PASS

 

IWM DUXFORD

 

This experience includes a Spitfire flight as above. In addition, for the true enthusiast, there will also be a guided tour of the Hangar. The Aircraft Restoration Company is the most well respected facility of its kind worldwide restoring all types of vintage aircraft to flying status, As part of this tour the full restoration process will be explained to you and you'll be amazed at the lengths the engineers will go to save each part of the aircraft ensuring the greatest originality possible in the final product. As part of this tour you'll also have the opportunity to sit in an original airworthy Spitfire. Finally you will also be given a  pass so that you can explore the entire Imperial War Museum Duxford.

COST: £TBC

30 MINUTE SPITFIRE AND 109 DOGFIGHT + HANGAR TOUR

 

IWM DUXFORD

 

You'll start the day with the standard safety briefings but then move on to a presentation by a former fighter pilot about aerial combat and tactics. After lunch you'll then get to strap into the Spitfire, enjoy a formation take off with the Me109 and some general formation flying. And then the combat will start, but of course there can only be one winner! Once complete you'll then get a tour of the hangar and an insight to the whole process of restoration of vintage aircraft and specifically the Spitfire. As part of this tour you'll also have the opportunity to sit in an original airworthy Spitfire. You will also be given a pass so that you can explore the entire Imperial War Museum Duxford.

COST: £TBC

30 MINUTE SPITFIRE AND 30 MINUTE MUSTANG FLIGHTS

 

GOODWOOD AERODROME

This is your chance to fly in and compare the two most important fighters during of the WW2 era. And you'll get to experience some formation flying too.  Strap into the first aircraft, start the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine and taxy out as a pair of warbirds onto Goodwood's historic grass runway. This experience will see you flying one of the Academy's Spitfire TR9's and the Academy's P51 Mustang The Shark. You'll marvel at the sight the Spitfire's famous elliptical wing passing over England's green and pleasant land, and you'll get to compare it's performance with the later designed Mustang that played such a huge part later on in the war.

COST: £4700 INC VAT

30 MINUTE SPITFIRE AND 30 MINUTE MUSTANG FLIGHTS

 

CUMBERNAULD AERODROME

This is your chance to fly in and compare the two most important fighters during of the WW2 era. And you'll get to experience some formation flying too.  Strap into the first aircraft, start the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine and taxy out as a pair of warbirds onto RAF Duxford's historic grass runway. This experience will see you flying one of the Academy's Spitfire TR9's and the Academy's P51 Mustang. You'll marvel at the sight the Spitfire's famous elliptical wing passing over Scotland's stunning Highlands, and you'll get to compare it's performance with the later designed Mustang that played such a huge part later on in the war.

COST: £5100 (INC VAT)

50 MINUTE SHARK FLIGHT TO THE NEEDLES

 

GOODWOOD AERODROME

Again this is your 'UK First' opportunity to fly in a P-51 Mustang, Strap into the aircraft, experience the Merlin Engine start, and then taxy out for pre-flight checks and take-off. This experience will see you flying the Shark out to the white cliffs of the Needles one of the UK's most iconic WW2 landmarks, and if you elected to try some aerobatics you'll marvel at the power, maneuverability and grace of this aircraft that is over 70 years old.

COST: £3450 (INC VAT)

30 MINUTE SPITFIRE AND 30 MINUTE MUSTANG FLIGHTS

 

GOODWOOD AERODROME

This is your chance to fly in and compare the two most important fighters during of the WW2 era. And you'll get to experience some formation flying too.  Strap into the first aircraft, start the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine and taxy out as a pair of warbirds onto Goodwood's historic grass runway. This experience will see you flying one of the Academy's Spitfire TR9's and the Academy's P51 Mustang The Shark. You'll marvel at the sight the Spitfire's famous elliptical wing passing over England's green and pleasant land, and you'll get to compare it's performance with the later designed Mustang that played such a huge part later on in the war.

COST: £4700 (INC VAT)

30 MINUTE P-51 MISS HELEN FLIGHT

 

GOODWOOD AERODROME

As P-51 Mustangs go there none still flying that have the history nor the originality of Miss Helen! The opportunity of flying in this aircraft is really is fly a piece of history as this specific airframe is credited with 23 victories in battle in WW2. For more information CLICK HERE. Strap into the aircraft, experience the Rolls-Royce Merlin start, and then taxy out for pre-flight checks and take-off. This experience will see you flying around the local area and over the English Channel. Enroute you'll enjoy the sheer power and speed of this aircraft, and if you elected to try some aerobatics you'll marvel at the  manoeuvrability and grace of an aircraft that is over 70 years old.

COST: £2400 (INC VAT)

50 MINUTE P-51 MISS HELEN FLIGHT TO THE NEEDLES

 

GOODWOOD AERODROME

As P-51 Mustangs go there none still flying that have the history nor the originality of Miss Helen! The opportunity of flying in this aircraft is really is fly a piece of history as this specific airframe is credited with 23 victories in battle in WW2. For more information CLICK HERE. Strap into the aircraft, experience the Rolls-Royce Merlin start, and then taxy out for pre-flight checks and take-off. This experience will see you flying .to the white cliffs of the Needles, one of the UK's most iconic WW2 landmarks. You'll enjoy the sheer power and speed of this aircraft, and if you elected to try some aerobatics you'll marvel at the  manoeuvrability and grace of an aircraft that is over 70 years old.

COST: £4000 (INC VAT)

30 MINUTE SPITFIRE AND 30 MINUTE MISS HELEN FLIGHTS

 

GOODWOOD AERODROME

This is your chance to fly in and compare the two most important fighters during of the WW2 era, with Miss Helen being the most historic flying P-51 in the world. You'll get to experience some formation flying too. Strap into the first aircraft, start the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine and taxy out as a pair of warbirds onto Goodwood's historic grass runway. This experience will also see you flying one of the Academy's Spitfire TR9's  You'll marvel at the sight the Spitfire's famous elliptical wing passing over England's green and pleasant land, and you'll get to compare it's performance with the later designed Mustang that played such a huge part later on in the war.

COST: £5150 (INC VAT)

30 MINUTE SHARK FLIGHT OVER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

 

GOODWOOD AERODROME

This is your 'UK First' opportunity to fly in a P-51 Mustang, THE SHARK.. Strap into the aircraft, experience the Merlin Engine start, and then taxy out for pre-flight checks and take-off. During your flight in the local area you'll enjoy the majesty of this wonderful WW2 aircraft as you pass over England's green and pleasant land, and if you elected to try some aerobatics you'll marvel at the power, manoeuvrability and grace of an aircraft that is over 70 years old.

COST: £1950 (INC VAT)

GROUND EXPERIENCES

In addition to the flight based experiences on offer Boultbee Flight Academy also has numerous other experiences that allows it's customers to enjoy the aircraft on the ground. These include the possibilities of private Spitfire, Mustang and Yak Displays, the world's first approved Spitfire Simulator, and Hangar Tours that also allow people to sit in their favourite wartime aircraft. For more information on any of these experiences please click the relevant box below or the associated button.  

AIRCRAFT

Boultbee Flight Academy has a growing fleet of owned and managed World War Two aircraft. There are numerous different experiences available for each aircraft including Spitfire passenger flights, P-51 Mustang passenger flights, and Spitfire pilot training, fly alongside the Spitfire flights, and simulator experiences that give non pilots the chance sit in and fly the single seat Spitfire. For more information on each of the products available please click the aircraft in question or the button below. 

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ABOUT

BOULTBEE FLIGHT ACADEMY was established in 2010 and was the world's first Spitfire training school and approved Spitfire flight provider flying single seat and two seat spitfires. So if your question is:  Can I buy a flight in a Spitfire? Where can I fly in a Spitfire? or Where can I train to fly a Spitfire? the answer is that you can at Boultbee Flight Academy. The Academy is the world's authority on Spitfire flying. We offer Spitfire experience flights to non-pilots and Spitfire training to pilots. All of our two seat Spitfire flights are incredible experiences whether you are a pilot or not. A two seater Spitfire flight really is everything you will hope it to be and more. Flying in a Spitfire is an experience you won't forget. So why not come and fly with us? CLICK HERE for more information.

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