Below you'll find a list of all the experiences on offer at Exeter 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.
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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 one of the Academy's Spitfire TR9's around the Devon area and out along the stunning South Devon coastline. Enroute you'll enjoy the sight of the Spitfire's famous elliptical wing passing 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 this aircraft that is over 70 years old. SM520 will be your aircraft for this flight.
30 MINUTE SPITFIRE FLIGHT OVER DEVON
COST: £2950 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.
COST: £4050 INC VAT
55 MINUTE SPITFIRE FLIGHT OVER DEVON
This is experience follows the same format as the 30 minute above flight however with the extra time you'll be able to see a great deal more of more of the stunning Devon countryside while also taking in some of the harder to reach Jurassic coastline. You can easily make it as far as Plymouth and even up to the North coast of the county. Either way you'll be flying a Spitfire over some of the beautiful countryside in the UK. SM520 will be your aircraft for this flight.
COST: £4950 INC VAT