Fly With A Spitfire Experience

Birthday gift? Retirement gift? Christmas gift? If there is someone special you know who has a passion for the Spitfire - our flights with this legendary aircraft are perfect for you. Our Fly With A Spitfire experiences some call aerial artistry - others flying theatre. When our Spitfire TD314 St George comes into view, flying within waving distance, it’s as if you are in a dream – the grace and pace of the Spitfire as she manoeuvres around you is breath taking. Air to air photo shoots like this don’t get any better! Take your Fly With A Spitfire experience from Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent (former RAF Lashenden) or from Sywell Aerodrome, Northants.  

Meet The Spitfire Pilots >

Flt Lt Antony Parkinson MBE

Flt Lt Antony Parkinson MBE, known as Parky, joined the RAF at the age of 18. He became the first pilot to gain 1000 hours flying the Euro Fighter Typhoon and has also flown over 1000 hours on the F4 Phantom and the Tornado F3 for which he was the display pilot in 2000 before joining the Red Arrows for the 2001 to 2004 seasons flying the Hawk. Parky also flew the F16 for 3 years with the Royal Netherlands Air Force and has over 6500 flying hours in total. Parky has been flying with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight since 2007 as the Operations Officer and one of the fighter pilots. Flt Lt Antony Parkinson was awarded an MBE in recognition for his work on the Typhoon and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Parky is now the Main Pilot for all Spitfire Operations with Aero Legends.

Fly In A Spitfire Experience

Our Fly In A Spitfire experience is a thrilling CAA approved WW2 flight experience of a lifetime in a rare two-seater T9 Spitfire. A highly experienced Spitfire pilot will guide you through this unforgettable Spitfire flying experience. This flight experience is the most affordable 'Fly In A Spitfire' option in the UK - book now for 2017 and 2018 flights. Take your Fly In A Spitfire experience from Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent (former RAF Lashenden) or from Sywell Aerodrome, Northants. Why not prepare for take off and take our interactive Spitfire Cockpit tour HERE.

Flt Lt Charlie Brown

Flt Lt Charlie Brown joined the RAF in 1981 and in his 30 year flying career as an RAF pilot has flown the Tornado GR1, Jet Provost, Chipmunk, Bulldog, Tucano, Firefly and Tutor. Charlie is currently stationed at RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire and is a member of the Central Flying School Examining Wing. In his spare time he is also the Chief Flying Instructor at the RAF Cranwell Flying Club. In 2014 Charlie reached 1000 flying hours in Spitfires, which he described as 'a real privilege'. For many years he has been a regular participant at Duxford air shows. He is a highly experienced Spitfire display pilot. Charlie is now the Head of Training with Aero Legends.
Aero Legends has linked up with the Battle Of Britain Memorial Trust for a number of new initiatives for those who pay a visit the Memorial this year. Representatives from the Battle of Memorial Trust joined VIPs at the unveiling of the new Aero Legends two-seater Spitfire NH341 which is expected to become another Aero Legends regular visitor this year to the skies above the stunning Memorial and Museum at Capel-le-Ferne. On March 11th 2017, Jules Gomez, who manages The Wing and the Battle of Britain Memorial site, was joined by staff member Paul Oram and long-standing volunteer Brenda Halls at the inaugural flight of Spitfire NH341 (DB-E). The photo shows Brenda, Jules and Paul with “Parky” (second from right) in front of NH341. “It was a fantastic day and a great experience,” said Jules. “Our thanks to Aero Legends for the invitation and for the joint initiatives they are setting up with us here at Capel.”
A massive “Thank You” for a truly fantastic day yesterday. The flight was everything I expected it to be, and even a bit more. Your team made the whole day truly superb for us all and I have a sneaky suspicion I may be back one day!!!
Fly In A Spitfire - Tim & Sarah Wood

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Customer photographs taken on our experiences

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2 days ago

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If you have ever wanted to Fly With A Spitfire now is the time to do it with this special offer!Due to high demand we're again operating our very popular Fly With A Spitfire Experience at the Combined Ops Military Show Headcorn Aerodrome (Official)!

This special offer represents a massive saving with over £150 off! including FREE entry for 4 adults and 2 children to the Combined Ops Military Show on the 19th and 20th of August.

Fly With an original Spitfire at the show taking off in front of a huge capacity crowd.

Places will not be hanging around at only £295.00 PP. Call 01622 812830 or email info@aerolegends.co.uk for more information.
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If you have ever wanted to Fly With A Spitfire now is the time to do it with this special offer!

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4 weeks ago

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www.facebook.com/aerolegends/posts/1881146052146201Four of you can experience the Battle Of Britain Air Show at Headcorn Aerodrome with our Battle Of Britain Air Show Spitfire Experience - flying in a vintage De Havilland Devon alongside our Spitfire!

Available at £295.00 and includes 1x Family Ticket to the Battle of Britain Air Show (8th/9th July), 1x Official Air Show Programme and your flight in formation with our Spitfire 'St George' TD314.

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Michelle Dewberry. Bit of light entertainment for you, after you liked the ww2 themed cafe

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