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Words cannot describe the experience!

Unbelievably I flew in, and took control at many points during my flight in MJ627 on Saturday 3rd... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Voyager07776188484
A big tick on the bucket list - and he hasn't stopped smiling yet!

Oh, my. What can I say? This was worth every penny. A birthday treat for my husband that I don't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loraine M
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Spitfire restoration business offering Spitfire Flight Experiences and Spitfire Tours. Based at RAF Biggin Hill we have one of the biggest collection of airworthy Spitfires in the world.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Building 204 Churchill Way | Building 204, Biggin Hill Airport, Biggin Hill TN16 3BN, England
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+44 1959 576767
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievably I flew in, and took control at many points during my flight in MJ627 on Saturday 3rd November. From arrival at Biggin Hill to take off the staff were fantastic, what followed was to be incredible, the barrel and victory roll over beachy head...More

Thank Voyager07776188484
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh, my. What can I say? This was worth every penny. A birthday treat for my husband that I don't think I will ever be able to top. He was buzzing when he landed and is still smiling days later. The team were all very...More

Thank Loraine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fly a Spitfire experience at the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar is the most amazing way of spending a few hours. Nothing can compete and it is worth every penny. The team there are so welcoming and knowledgeable. Their primary focus, apart from safety of...More

Thank Tonydean456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic morning at the heritage hangar. Our guide (Austin) was very knowledgeable, humorous and passionate about the wonderful aircraft on display. This is unlike any museum as the aircraft here are alive and fly, the restoration being carried out is second to none...More

Thank ianbZ1922DU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a young man I used to sit and listen to my grandfather tell stories about his time in the RAF, the time spent in the desert repairing spitfires and bombers so they could safely go back to the job of protecting England, and then...More

Thank Steve N
Darren D, General Manager at Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Steve, thanks for making the trip all the way from Australia to fly in our Spitfire, we're thrilled to hear that it was worth it. It's always a pleasure to meet guests like yourselves who have a Spitfire connection.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole event and the whole team are brilliant. From Sally and team in the office, the "logistics" team of Harry, James (the chap who took over from Harry and helped me into the aircraft) and Michael who did a great tour after, to Don...More

Thank A_W_M-GB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a friend who flew in the Spitfire and we accompanied part of the way to take pics and enjoy the experience. It was wonderful seeing the machine close up and following it for c20 minutes while it flew alongside one both sides and...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the greatest experiences of my life, did not want it to end, fantastic πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Will do it again...........

Thank Michel D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing, once in a lifetime experience flying in a two seat Spitfire out of Biggin Hill down to Beachy Head. Great organisation and lovely back room team who handled the original weather delay really, sorted the re-booking and made the whole experience superb....More

Thank MikeA398
Darren D, General Manager at Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mike, thanks for your review. It’s always a shame when the weather spoils the best laid plans so I’m pleased we were able to make the rebooking process easy for you. We love what we do and it makes our day to hear feedback...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yesterday my father in-law achieved his life long goal of flying a WW2 Spitfire. From beginning to end the whole experience was one of pleasure & excitement, delivered by a top flight (no pun) crew. We took the option of paying for a chaser plane...More

Thank Simon E
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Ian856a
26 October 2017|
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Response from Southernboy46 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late response! If you have any interest in history at all I would say "Definitely, yes". The sheer level of tangible history that exists at Biggin Hill and the role it played in the Battle of Britain makes it a... More
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omnibus3
30 November 2016|
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Response from Darren D | Property representative |
Hi Angela, The only place you can get a tour at Biggin Hill is our Hangar. The rest of the site is fenced off as it is an operational airport. Tours of our hangar last an hour and a half and cost Β£36, you can book on 01959... More
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Mombo1966
24 September 2016|
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Response from michael_abbott4 | Reviewed this property |
By train I assume you mean. Victoria to Bromley South then bus to Biggin Hill. The bus will pass Bromley South station on its way but I suggest you check once outside the railway station. egards, Mick Abbott
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JuanGeorgio
16 September 2016|
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Response from Gazbob | Reviewed this property |
I received the " sitting in a Sptfire" as a gift . I believe the cost was Β£60 which also included access to the heritage centre. The experience itself was very memorable and the guide who took you through the history etc was... More
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