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Duxford Airfield History

Duxford Airfield History

Built in 1917 by German prisoners-of-war, Duxford Airfield became one of the earliest RAF stations established and home to the Royal Flying Corps. Unlike many RAF bases which closed down following the First World War, Duxford remained open and was used as a training...

Flying Lessons at Duxford Airfield

Flying Lessons at Duxford Airfield

Love the roar of a Spitfire flying over head, the sight of a biplane or are you a massive World War enthusiast? Then Duxford Airfield is the place to visit! Get up close to some of the most distinct wartime flying machines, even have a flight in one!Duxford Airfield...

How do gliders fly?

How do gliders fly?

Good question! Just like any other aircraft, it is the wings that produce the lift to keep the aircraft in the air. Gliders are designed to have long wings and to be very light in weight. This is so the wings can generate big amounts of lift to hold a very light...

Top Gun 2: Maverick > when is the new release date?

Top Gun 2: Maverick > when is the new release date?

Its finally happening!! The Top Gun sequel - Top Gun: Maverick! Originally the sequel was scheduled to be released 26th June 2020; however due to the Coronavirus pandemic the release date has had to be postponed by 6 months! Annoying I know, but remember it’s been 34...

5 Father’s Day gift ideas for the man who has everything!

5 Father’s Day gift ideas for the man who has everything!

Its that time of year again where it's difficult to buy for the dad who has everything! Well no need to panic, Air Experiences has got your back.Here you will find 5 fabulous Father's Day gift ideas that will save you from months of worry on the lead up to the day to...

How safe is flying in a small aeroplane?

How safe is flying in a small aeroplane?

Safer than you think! - In fact I would say very safe!   From time to time you will hear of incidents that happen in the world of aviation, which make you wonder how safe is flying? But you hear about them mainly because they're rare!  Commercial aviation is the...