30 MINUTE SPITFIRE FLIGHT OVER THE HIGHLANDS

CUMBERNAULD AERODROME

After your briefings you'll be strapped into the aircraft, you'll experience the Rolls-Royce Merlin start, and then taxy out for pre-flight checks and take-off. This offering will see you flying a Spitfire TR9 around the local area. Enroute you'll enjoy the sight of the Spitfire's famous eliptical wing passing over Scotland's stunning Highlands, And if you elected to try some aerobatics you'll marvel at the power, manoeuvrability and grace of this aircraft that is over 70 years old. SM520 will be your aircraft for this flight.

COST: £3000  INC VAT

45 MINUTE SPITFIRE FLIGHT AROUND THE ISLE OF WIGHT

CUMBERNAULD AERODROME

This is experience follows the same format as the 30 minute above flight however with the extra time you'll be able to fly deeper into the Scottish Highlands and enjoy more of the stunning scenery that this part of the world has to offer. You will also have the opportunity to touch the controls and fly the aircraft yourselfSM520 will be your aircraft for this flight..

COST: £4000 INC VAT

55 MINUTE SPITFIRE FLIGHT OVER THE HIGHLANDS

CUMBERNAULD AERODROME

This is experience follows the same format as the 45 minute above flight however with the extra time you'll be able to fly even further into the Scottish Highlands, perhaps as far north as Loch Ness, or Islay in the west, enjoying more of the stunning scenery that this part of the world has to offer. You will also have the opportunity to touch the controls and fly the aircraft yourselfSM520 will be your aircraft for this flight..

COST: £5000 INC VAT

CUMBERNAULD FLIGHTS

Below you'll find a list of all the experiences on offer at Cumbernauld Airport. For each of the experiences listed below you will receive briefings about the facility, the aircraft, the flying equipment you'll be wearing such as helmets, flight suits and parachutes, and you'll watch a video that explains the risks of flying a vintage warbird such as the Spitfire. Then you'll meet your pilot and discuss with him what you'd like to do on your flight be it a sightseeing tour or some aerobatics, or a bit of both. Please note:

  • You should plan to be with us for 4 hours.

  • Weight and height limits will be strictly adhered to.

  • All times quoted are chock to chock. Airborne time will be roughly 10 minutes shorter than the quoted experience time.

  • Please ensure you have read the Risk Information Document. Click the YELLOW READ ME icon above to access that now.

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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