RAF100 Spitfires at Biggin Hill

Saluting RAF100 – Spitfires at Biggin Hill

Saluting RAF100. Don’t be surprised if you hear the glorious sound of Merlin engines filling the skies above Biggin Hill Airport on Sunday 1st April 2018. This is the day the Royal Air Force turns 100 years old. The RAF Benevolent Fund along with the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, will be hosting its own private memorial event at the airport. Formation flying WW2 classics in the skies above Biggin A trio of Spitfires will be flying formation at Biggin Hill on the 1st April. Leading will be Spitfire TR9 MJ627, which regularly operates two seater Spitfire flights out of historic...

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What’s it like flying in a helicopter?

So you’ve been bought a helicopter experience from Intotheblue.co.uk but what’s it really like flying in a helicopter? If you’ve never experienced rotary flight before, you could, understandably, be a little nervous before take-off.

With the help of those that have flown in a helicopter already, we’ve put together a rundown of what to expect when you go flying in a helicopter for the first time.

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How To Become a Glider Pilot in the UK

Being described as one of the “coolest flying experiences” by many aviation aficionados, it’s obvious that gliding is becoming more and more popular every year, especially among those looking for a thrilling experience! Whether you’re interested to know how gliders really work or you’re looking to become a glider pilot, we’ve put together this handy guide that outlines all your gliding questions!

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So how much do flying lessons cost?

Forget the pilot jargon and aviation babble, we’ve come up with a guide to flying lessons costs written in good old layman terms so you can work out the best way for you to get airborne, with all the relevant information you could ever need.

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Dam Busters – the remake

[caption id="attachment_563" align="alignleft" width="225"] Richard Todd plays Guy Gibson in the original Dam Busters film[/caption] The original Dam Busters film released in 1955 is due to be remade! The magnificent black and white film, directed by first time director Michael Anderson and starring Richard Todd as Guy Gibson, has to be one of the all time classics. As you probably know, the film is an adaptation of the book with the same name by Paul Brickhill, which tells the true story of the RAF 617 squadron, the development of Barnes Wallis's bouncing bomb and Operation Chastise - the attack on...

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