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Try a Tiger

Product code: 1044124 5 out of 5 (based on 11 reviews) Write a review »
5 out of 5 – 11 reviews
  • Minimum age 14 years
  • 6 Locations
  • For One
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Now is your chance to take control of a real Tiger Moth and soar through the air at one of six locations nationwide. You’ll have 15 minutes in the air with a fully qualified instructor who will first give you a demonstration before handing control to you in this specially modified dual control aircraft. Before takeoff, you will be fully briefed by your pilot, who will introduce you to the aircraft. Then it’s time to put on your authentic leather jacket and goggles, to really capture that nostalgic feeling. You’ll then be shown to your vintage Tiger Moth and prepare for takeoff. Once in the air, you’ll be able to feel the thrill of flying in this incredible bi-plane, with the wind in your face and the incredible scenery below. Once you are ready, your pilot will hand over controls and under his supervision you can fly this incredible aircraft for the first time. What an incredible thrill!
What's included?
  • A 15 minute flight in a real vintage Tiger Moth, with the opportunity to take control if you wish
  • A briefing from your experienced pilot and instructor
  • Use of authentic leather jacket, goggles and flight cap for the duration of your flight
Any restrictions?
  • Your voucher is valid for 10 months for one person
  • You are free to book your flight on selected days all week round. Full up to date availability is held with the individual airfields
  • Please note that at the West Sussex location, flights are from March to October only and you must be at least 16 to participate
  • There is no age requirement for this experience; however, you must be over 1.5m/4ft11 to participate
  • You cannot weigh over 102kg/16st
  • Please be aware that an element of flexibility is required to embark and disembark the aircraft
  • If you are pregnant, suffer from epilepsy, fits, severe head injuries, recurrent fainting, giddiness or blackouts, high blood pressure, or heart disease, then this experience is not recommended
  • All dates are subject to availability
What do I need to know?
  • Please note that the plane you fly may differ in livery from the ones shown here
  • You are advised to book as early as possible to avoid disappointment
  • Please note, flight time may be chock to chock
  • Due to the age of these aircraft, locations may be subject to change during the year
Try a Tiger - £135

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 11 out of 11 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Fantastic experience!!

5 out of 5 19 August 2015
Jay
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire Age: 25-34 Bought For Relative Occasion: Christmas
Fantastic group of guys at Classic Wings Duxford! Pilot was friendly and makes you feel safe and comfortable. Enjoyed every second in the Cambridgeshire skies :-)
What would you improve for next time? Nothing
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Tiger Moth

5 out of 5 09 August 2015
Didster
Location: Essex Age: 35-44 Bought For Wife Occasion: Christmas
Great day at Duxford. Fantastic Tiger Moth experience. Will Definately be doing another!
What would you improve for next time? Nothing
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Great flight from Duxford

5 out of 5 10 August 2014
Kevin
Location: Ascot Age: 45-54 Bought For Daughter Occasion: Birthday
Booked my Tiger Moth flight with Classic Wings at Duxford. From start to finish they were very helpful and efficient resulting in an excellent experience overall. The ground staff and pilot were very welcoming immediately putting me at my ease and calming my nerves on a blustery flying day. Highly recommended. Duxford also offers plenty to see and do before and after your flight.
What would you improve for next time? Intercom volume could be better, I struggled to hear the pilot at times.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

great experince

5 out of 5 16 June 2014
geordie alec
Location: Age: Over 65 Bought For Daughter Occasion: Birthday
really enjoyed the experience with such a friendly team,i enjoyed every minute i was there.the flight goes down as one of greatest moments of my life.i would do it again if the oppertunity comes around again.thankyou ian andteam , alec
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

An experience not to be missed!

5 out of 5 04 October 2013
GregDex
Location: Southampton Age: 45-54 Bought For Friend Occasion: Birthday
Was bought the flight as a birthday present for a 15 min flight, upgraded to a 30 min flight and was grateful I did. If you have any interest in these nostalgic planes would recommend this experience.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Try a Tiger

5 out of 5 13 August 2012
Witty
Location: Chelmsford, Essex Age: 45-54 Bought For Daughter Occasion: Father's Day
Bought for my Dad who really enjoyed the whole experience , couldn't have wished for a better day.My dad was only meant to have a 15 mins flight but ended up having 25 minutes as it was near lunchtime. The pilot and the staff at Classic Wingsat Duxford were excellent looked after him and me really well.I couldn't have picked a better present for him. The only down side was that the telephone number for Classic Wings quoted on the buy a gift web site was not in service on Saturday Morning so this did cause a bit of stress but thanks to a helpful neighbour i managed to get another number to ring to make sure the flight was going ahead.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Great Fun!

5 out of 5 06 September 2011
Woody
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire Age: 45-54 Bought For Relative Occasion: Birthday
Dressed up like Biggles and off in abright yellow Tiger Moth. Pilot was excellent and allowed me to take the controls, did a few turns and flew back towards the airfield. this could definately give you the flying bug. The staff where great, and i took home a fantastic photo of me sitting in the plane, although i refused the in flight video, i thought it very expensive for a 15 minute video, otherwise a great experience that i want to do again.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

5 out of 5 16 November 2010
Charles S
Location: Age: 45-54 Bought For Daughter Occasion: Birthday
Always loved the Biggles type stuff when I was younger so having a go in a Tiger Moth was way up there on my list. My family finally got the hint when I pointed out what a good deal this was. So i finally got to have a go on a Tiger Moth and it was everything I hoped it would be. The pilot was friendly and we talked about other vintage aircraft. I couldn't have hoped for a better experience.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

5 out of 5 16 November 2010
Ruth Knaresborough
Location: Age: 45-54 Bought For Daughter Occasion: Birthday
Having my first proper flying experience in a tiger moth biplane was fab! I actually got a chance to fly the plane myself for most of it! The pilot instructor was lovely and it made me really consider proper flying lessons in the future.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

5 out of 5 16 November 2010
Brian Redpath
Location: Age: 45-54 Bought For Relative Occasion: Birthday
A wonderful flight in an immaculate aircraft. And whilst away my family were made to feel at home by the friendly and enthusiastic team.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Try a Tiger - £135