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T6 Harvard Trial Lessons Kent

Headcorn Aerodrome, near Ashford   

  • Fly in a Harvard from Headcorn Aerodrome
  • This is a trial lesson where you take control
  • This T6 was upgraded to a T6-G in 1949
  • Full range of flight durations offered

What's Included

• A T6 Harvard Trial Flight
• Welcome, introduction and safety briefing
• The opportunity to take the controls between take off and landing
• Flight times are chock to chock
• Complimentary premium gift packaging from Into the Blue  

Flight Options
• 15 Minutes - Spectacular views of the local countryside
• 20 Minutes - Overfly Leeds Castle
• 40 Minutes - Overfly White Cliffs of Dover
• 60 Minutes - Overfly Beachy Head/Seven Sisters

What Can I Expect

The Texan, the Pilot Maker, the Window Breaker - whatever you call the Harvard these lessons are going to be really rather special. After all, it's not every day you get to take a trial lesson in an historic Harvard warbird!

These flights operate out of Headcorn in Kent. Very much in keeping with the halcyon days of flying, this popular General Aviation airfield is a favourite amongst pilots.

With its powerful radial engine and fully retractable undercarriage, the Harvard certainly looks and sounds the business too. What we love most about these experiences is that they are not just pleasure flights where you sit back and enjoy the ride. If you're up for it, you'll be handling this American beast in the skies above Kent for a truly thrilling trial lesson.

In fact, the Harvard was used extensively around the world not only as a training aeroplane, but also as a fighter, despite it being seen as something of a 'hack'. That's because the Canadian Car and Foundry continuously worked on the design and the T6-G was much improved, making it a viable combat plane with greater fuel capacity, a steering tailwheel and a more ergonomic cockpit too.

The Harvard you'll be flying in was actually built as a standard T6 in 1943, but then went back to the factory to be upgraded to a T6-G in 1949. Working as a trainer for many years, followed by a stint with the Haitian Air Force, she finally came to the UK in 1989.

We are offering a variety of Harvard flight lessons. On all durations you'll have the chance to actually fly this impressive plane yourself. And don't forget, you have the choice of soaring through the or zooming in Kentish airspace over Headcorn. Take in the views, take in that noise, take in that unforgettable smell of hot oil and love the day you met the wonderful Harvard!


• Selected weekdays and weekends, subject to availability and weather conditions


• Headcorn Aerodrome, Kent

Suitable For

• Height restrictions: minimum 4ft 6ins and maximum 6ft 4ins
• Maximum weight 18 stone


• Spectators are welcome to come along and watch
Delivery TypeDelivery TimePrice
Standard DeliveryEstimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day*Free
Weekly Special DeliveryGuaranteed next working day£7.50
Saturday Special DeliverySaturdays Only£11.70
European Delivery3 - 5 working days£4.50
Rest of World Delivery5 - 7 working days£6.50

All order placed before 4pm on weekdays will be dispatched on the same day

* 93% delivered next working day

All orders are sent in plain packaging so as not to ruin the surprise.

standard gift pack
Premium Gift Pack

Premium Gift Pack includes a brushed metal steel tin which will hold your personalised gift voucher and a Company booklet. The Premium Choice.

(incurs a £4.99 shipping charge)

standard gift pack
Standard Gift Pack

Standard Gift Pack Comes with a Smart envelope,your personalised gift voucher and a Company booklet. The Personal Choice.


standard gift pack

The Into the Blue E-Voucher is an instant email option,it consists of a personalised email and a pdf download of your personalised gift voucher.The Instant Choice


Vouchers are usually valid for 12 months from the date of purchase (unless otherwise stated) and shall become invalid on the expiry date. The expiry date is set out on the Voucher. Vouchers may be extended for a further 12 months on payment of an admin fee of £10 plus any increase that may have taken place for that activity since the original date of purchase. Please note that some Vouchers cannot be extended; this will be stated on the Voucher. PLEASE NOTE: You must book and take your experience before the before the expiry date of the voucher.
Harvard flying through the air
T6 Harvard Trial Lessons Kent
15 Minute Harvard Trial Flight
Total Price£299.00
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