RAF Bulldog Flight – Castles And National Trust Properties Tour
Ever wished to get a hands-on flying lesson in an RAF Bulldog trainer? This is the perfect gift for any aviation and history enthusiast, The aerobatic Scottish aviation Bulldog was the primary RAF training aircraft used between 1975 – 2001 for training young RAF Pilot Cadets. This one Still displaying it classic RAF colour scheme.
In this one-hour trip around the ancient sites of Sussex and Kent.You will fly east past Chartwell, Winston Churchill’s home, then onto Ightham Mote, a medieval manor house with moat. Continuing east, you will pass over the spectacular Leeds Castle. Next on the list is the perfect children’s Castle, Bodiam, also with a moat. Sissinghurst Castle will pass under the wing followed by Scotney Castle, before returning home over the remains of Bayham Abbey. After passing over the stunning Penshurst Place, our final historic building is the famous (or infamous) home of Anne Boleyn, Hever Castle.
Upon arrival you will be greeted by your fully qualified and experienced instructor who will take you through a pre-flight brief, explain the aircraft controls and what to expect on your flight. If you have any questions about your flight your pilot will be more than happy to answer. It’s then time to get seated and comfortable ready for takeoff.
- People over 6ft 6in tall and over 242lbs (110kg) may not be able to be flown, so please contact us for exact details.
- No minimum age limitation. Children, however, must be sufficiently intellectually mature to fully understand the instructions given to them before the flight.
- Medical condition such as heart trouble or severe asthma are advised to consult their GP before flight.
- Clients must be capable of entering and leaving the cockpit with assistance from only one person.
- You can take a camera, but it MUST use a neck-strap to firmly attach it to your person.