Our Duxford Air Museum flight will take you and a companion from North Weald to Duxford Air aerodome in Cambridgeshire. You’ll land on the historic World War Two runway – The same runway that had Spitfires, Hurricanes, and Lancaster bombers landing on it during World War two and beyond. See the aerodrome and museum from a unique perspective and take control en route!
Trial flying lessons can be an unforgettable way to experience taking the controls of an aircraft yourself or for the lucky recipient of a trial voucher. All flights can be logged in your Pilots logbook
You will be sitting in the front of the aircraft with access to the flight controls under the guidance of your fully certified and highly skilled flight instructor who will explain the process of becoming a Private Pilot and answer any questions you have along the way!
Whether it’s a flying experience for yourself or as a gift, buying a trial flight online is simple and all vouchers are received instantly in your inbox.
You and your companion will depart North Weald for Duxford Aerodrome in Cambridgeshire in a 4 seater aircraft with the flyer in the front and the companion in the rear seat.
On the way to Duxford you will – under the guidance of your flight instructor – take the controls and navigate yourselves to the historic airfield of Duxford where after a low flypast along the historic World War Two runway you will land on the same tarmac that Spitfires, Hurricanes, and Lancaster bombers departed and arrived on during wartime.
Taxi off of the runway, then it’s time to switch positions with your companion for the return leg and fly back to North Weald!
Friends & Family: You are more than welcome to bring your friends and family along to spectate from the ground. We have seating inside and outside and offer fantastic views of the apron and runways. Drinks and snacks are available
Safety: Your safety is paramount to us! All of our aircraft are maintained to the strictest safety standards, and you’ll be given a safety briefing by your fully CAA certified flight instructor before your flight commences.
Weather / ATC: If the weather or Air Traffic Control means we are unable to fly on the day of your event, we’ll let you know and re-arrange at no charge.
Requirements: For your own safety you must be able to get in and out of our aircraft with ease. Some weight restrictions may apply. Please call us if you have any questions or concerns on 01992 522090!
You’ll meet at North Weald airfield twenty minutes before your flight time. Your fully CAA qualified NWFT flight instructor will greet you and explain the flight plan for the day.
Your pilot will then give you a tour of the aircraft you’ll be flying in and a description of the flight systems and instruments before a safety briefing, then you’ll take to the sky!
Fly from North Weald to Duxford Aerodome in one of our fantastic Cessna 172 aeroplanes.
Take control of the aircraft en-route under the expert guidance of one of our talented flight instructors.
Unique access to the restricted, historic runway of Duxford Aerodrome – The same runway Spitfires, Hurricanes, and Lancasters used all those years ago!
Approximate experience time 2-3 hours, and you’ll get the chance to take control (if you wish) for 30-40 minutes each way.
- A private flight for two in one of our Cessna 172 single-engine aeroplanes. A certified flight instructor will let you take the controls to navigate to Duxford (around 30-40 minutes) where we'll land on the historic Duxford Runway. Total experience time 2-3 hours.
NWFT Ltd will endeavour to provide the experiences as described. However in booking each experience it is acknowledged by the customer that there may be occasions when certain factors outside of our control such as air traffic or temporary airspace restrictions as well as unexpected weather conditions may result in the programme being amended or some elements cancelled.