A nostalgic sightseeing flight in the elegant Dragon Rapide, one of Britain’s best loved pre-war aircraft.
Ours are two of the very few left flying and are completely restored to comply with modern regulations - the last word in civilised sightseeing! Each of the eight seats on board has a window so is perfect for viewing the landscape below. Choose from a variety of spectacular routes, starting and finishing at Duxford. The experience includes entry to the superb Imperial War Museum Duxford, personalised gift voucher valid for 12 months, a sightseeing flight over London, Cambridge, Newmarket or Ely, and insurance. Flights take place at weekends and Wednesdays throughout the season
Cathedrals & KingsTaking off from Duxford, the Dragon Rapide flies north at 1500 feet giving you the finest possible views over the local countryside. First the ancient city of Cambridge will appear beneath the bi-plane's silver wings; see the breathtaking spires, the pinnacles of King's College Chapel, the courtyards of Trinity and St. John's, and the River Cam as it flows through the gardens and water meadows of the University. Then you will fly on to the mighty Romanesque Cathedral at Ely and the famous racetrack at Newmarket, home of the Sport of Kings
Flights for Individuals - £159Flights for 2 - £285Flights for 4 - £570
Flights over London and the Royal ResidencesTaking off from Duxford, your aircraft flies gently south towards London and its famous skyline, passing over the now famous Olympic Village, then on to Tower Bridge, Parliament, Buckingham Palace all London's famous landmarks. The large windows at every seat offer superb views of a modern city framed between silver wings and their bracing wires and struts, emphasizing the grace and nostalgia of this lovely aircraft.
Flights for Individuals - £199Flights for 2 - £379
Historic Houses of CambridgeCommencing with superb views of the ancient city of Cambridge, see the breathtaking spires, the pinnacles of King's College Chapel, the courtyards of Trinity and St. John's, and the River Cam as it flows through the gardens and water meadows of the University.
YOUR ACTIVITY ALSO INCLUDES:* Pre-flight briefing* Entrance to the Imperial War Museum Duxford (voucher holder)* Discounted entrance to the museum for othersRestrictionsWeight limit 20 stone. Please read our frequently asked questions page for full details.Clothing RequiredWear loose fitting comfortable clothing.Weather RestrictionsAll flights are weather dependent and therefore subject to suitable flying conditions. If a flight has to be cancelled it will be rebooked for an alternative date. Other InformationVouchers are strictly non-refundable unless returned within 14 days of purchase