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Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband flew in MT818 with "Smithy" the pilot and me and my daughter took the Airvan chase plane with Toby. The most fantastic day ever! We were made to feel special from the moment we arrived. Thanks to all the ground crew and support staff.
Got some great photos, videos and wonderful memories to cherish.

Date of experience: August 2021
Thank HeadleyJalink
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DayTrip26783541269, front desk at Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cherished memories are our speciality! Glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family organised me a flight in the two seater Hurricane for my 80th birthday (my Father and Uncle had both flown Hurricanes during the Battle of Britain). The flight was one of the most exciting, and moving events I have ever enjoyed. And we did a Victory Roll over Kent!

Beyond Fantastic

Date of experience: August 2021
Thank BASIL MARK F
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DayTrip26783541269, front desk at Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful way to connect with those relations that served their country so valiantly. So happy you enjoyed the once in a lifetime experience in our unique 2 seater Hurricane.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole experience was truly amazing. We treated our dearest Father, Grandfather, Brother, and an incredible friend to a flight on the Hurricane. From the moment we arrived we were looked after so well and i can not thank all the staff for what was a truly magnificent time. The day was magical and a day we will all never forget. THANK YOU SO MUCH TO ALL THE LOVELY PEOPLE AT FLYASPITFIRE..... xxx

Date of experience: August 2021
Thank martinpA9599AJ
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DayTrip26783541269, front desk at Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you all enjoyed the day and have memories that will live long with all of your family.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flew in MT818 with pilot Jon Corley, absolutely brilliant experience. From the initial greeting I was made to feel welcome and very much at ease (thanks Sam, the ground crew and all support staff). Jon was great, from the initial briefing to the flight itself. Taking the controls was amazing, and the victory rolls will stay with me forever. With family joining us in the air van meant they shared the experience, and also an opportunity to take some wonderful in-air photos. With the hangar tour and videos of the flight to take home was a great ending to a superb day.

Date of experience: August 2021
Thank ng924
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DayTrip26783541269, front desk at Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, all the team share a common passion for these iconic machines and do their best to make sure the experience is truly memorable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow. Did the Beachy Head route with Jez as my pilot, and booked the Chase plane for the family to share the experience. My grandfather flew Spitfires towards the end of the war and beyond, so I was keen to understand a small bit of his experience.Due to poor weather in the am, flights were delayed to catch up. The team (Pam?) were excellent in managing the unplanned pinch point and keeping everyone involved. All staff are passionate about the flights and give a professional and friendly service. The flight itself is amazing - from watching the plane be manhandled into position, getting into the cockpit, and then taxiing to the runway and take off. Flying over the Kent countryside and to the coast in a Spitfife - unreal. Jez was excellent in making sure all was good ( it certainly was) and gave me the chance to take full control for a few minutes. Great formation flying by Jez and Toby in the Chase plane allowed great photos but more importantly, a great experience for all at very close range. The hanger tour was very interesting and humbling - thank you Laurie. Framed certificate and videos of the flights provided at the end for a permanent reminder. A brilliant day, all made possible by the excellent staff. Thank you.

Date of experience: August 2021
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DayTrip26783541269, front desk at Fly a Spitfire - Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, the team do their utmost to make this a once in a lifetime experience and share their knowledge and enthusiasm.

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