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Harvard Warbird Flights Berkshire

White Waltham Airfield near Maidenhead   
REF: UAHAR2

• Flights in a genuine 1942 Harvard warbird
• Operating out of White Waltham Airfield in Berks
• Choose from a 20, 30 or 40 minute flight
• Maybe even try a few aerobatics during your flight!
 


What's Included

• Welcome and pre-flight briefing
• Introduction to the Harvard with full safety briefing and introduction to the controls
• Once airborne you will have the opportunity to take the controls
• If requested there may be a chance to try out a few aerobatic manoeuvres!
• 20, 30 and 40 minute flights are available
• Post flight briefing
• Complimentary premium gift packaging from Into the Blue  

What Can I Expect

Experience the wonderful world of warbirds with these Harvard flights at White Waltham! This is your chance to take to the skies above Berkshire in a superlative example of these much-loved training aircraft from another era.

Whether you know it as the American T6 Texan or the Harvard (as it was called in the Commonwealth), this plane is pretty legendary. It served as a great war time trainer for young pilots who then went on to fly fighter planes on daring missions. It's an iconic warbird and anyone who's into their classic aviation will want to fly in one.

No need to cross the Atlantic to fly in a Harvard though, as this one is based in Berkshire. Operating out of White Waltham Airfield near Maidenhead is certainly befitting, as the airfield was used as an Air Transport Auxiliary base during WW2, whence aircraft were dispatched and delivered to the forces.

Today White Waltham is home to one of the largest flying clubs in the country. With excellent on-site facilities including a clubhouse, pilot briefing rooms and a restaurant, it's a great place to visit. And even better when the reason for your visit is a ride in a Harvard!

And what a fascinating history this particular Harvard flying out of White Waltham boasts. She was built in December 1942 as a MkIIb by Noorduyn Aviation in Montreal, Quebec. Originally allocated US serial 42-708, she served with the RCAF at No.6 Service Flying Training School at Dunnville, Ontario, for the duration of the war. She was struck off charge in December 1946 and moving to Sweden in 1947.

She was brought to the UK in 2016 and had a substantial restoration. This included being resprayed to wear the colours of a Harvard provided to the RAF under the wartime lend-lease agreement with the United States. Now this Pratt & Whitney-powered warbird is ready for take-off. She's just waiting for you to climb onboard too!

We are offering thrilling Harvard flights out of White Waltham Airfield as 20, 30 or 40-minute flights. If you're up for it, you might even be treated to some aerobatics moves as part of your flight experience!

Availability

• Flights are available all year round, weather permitting

Location

• White Waltham Airfield
• The airfield is set in 200 acres on the edge of a picturesque estate in the beautiful Berkshire countryside, it is one of the largest grass airfields in Britain
• Situated just three miles from the M4 (J8/9) and six miles from the M40 (J4)
• Central London is only 35 miles away and easily accessible by train or taxi
• Windsor, Ascot, Henley, Reading and Maidenhead are all within easy reach

Suitable For

• Height Restrictions: minimum 5ft 4ins, maximum height is 6'6"
• Maximum weight 17 stone
• Minimum age is 14 years
• Under 18s must be accompanied on site by an adult
• You must be physically fit and in good health
• If you have any health concerns you should contact your GP before taking part in this activity

Spectators

• Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land
• The airfield has free parking and a friendly clubhouse
Delivery TypeDelivery TimePrice
Standard DeliveryEstimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day*£1.95
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
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All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

* 93% delivered next working day

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

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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)

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Standard Gift Pack

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

(incurs a £1.95 shipping charge)

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E-Voucher

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

FREE

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.
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Harvard Warbird Flights Berkshire
20 Minute Harvard Experience
Total Price£385.00
 
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