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Great Britain

Flying Legends & Fly With a Spitfire Experience

Dates

14-15 July 2019

FLYING LEGENDS AIRSHOW 2019 HOSPITALITY & FLY ALONGSIDE AN ORIGINAL WWII SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE

Take your Flying Legends Experience to the next level in 2019! Join our new two-day tour incorporating the full VIP hospitality package at Flying Legends, an overnight stay at a superb 4* hotel with dinner and culminating in a flight in a vintage de Havilland Rapide airliner alongside the most famous aircraft in British history, the Supermarine Spitfire.

 FLYING LEGENDS AIRSHOW HOSPITALITY - SUNDAY 14TH JULY

Take your seats, sit back and prepare to be enthralled. The 27th edition of this world famous aerial spectacular will be held at the iconic Duxford Aerodrome on the 13th and 14th July. You will witness the sights and sounds of a mass Spitfire flypast and an afternoon of entertaining aerial displays and dogfights from iconic aircraft of the Battle of Britain including; Hurricane’s, Spitfire’s, Messerschmitt 109’s, Bristol Blenheim’s and many more. Flying Legends culminates in the finale Balbo formation when all the WW2 fighters take to the skies to salute you in a mass flypast.

Here is the official trailer for the 2018 Flying Legends Airshow to whet your appetite......

The Twynhams Tours package gets you to the heart of the action with flight-line access and a full day of VIP hospitality. Our exclusive ‘Airside Suite’ includes VIP parking and has incredible views across the airfield from its private balcony. An exquisite menu with complimentary bar makes this the only way to spend your day! Flying Legends is THE unmissable classic aviation airshow.


The exclusive Airside Suite offers amazing views over the Duxford flight-line and superb hospitality

Timetable for your day at Flying Legends: 08.00 IWM Duxford and VIP car parks open // 09.00 Airside VIP Suite is open to guests // 09.00 Tea and coffee served on arrival // 09.00 Flight Line Walk opens // 11.30 Drinks reception served with assorted canapés // 12.00 Lunch service commences // 12.00 Last entrance to Flight Line Walk // 14.00 Flying Legends flying programme commences // 15.30 Afternoon tea served // 17.30 Flying Legends flying programme ends // 18.00 Airside VIP Suite closes. *Please note timings are subject to change.

The Flight Line Walk is an opportunity to view the participating aircraft at close quarters from 10am to 12.30pm.


QUY MILL HOTEL & SPA - OVERNIGHT STAY & DINNER ON SUNDAY 14TH JULY

On completion of the airshow make your way to the Quy Mill Hotel & Spa – a stylish AA 4 Silver Starred Hotel full of character and charm. Once an historic watermill, Quy Mill Hotel & Spa is a secluded haven which offers delightful hotel accommodation in Cambridge, superb food and unfailing courtesy. It is the only hotel in Cambridgeshire to be awarded the Silver Star award by the AA, recognising a superior level of quality and high standards of service and cleanliness. In the evening we have exclusively hired the Mill Room at Quy Mill for our group dinner.


The Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, your destination for the evening

WARBIRD HANGAR TOUR & FLY WITH A SPITFIRE EXPERIENCE - MONDAY 15TH JULY

After a hearty breakfast it's time to leave the Quy Mill Hotel and drive the short distance back to Duxford Aerodrome. The ex-WWII Battle of Britain airfield, now home to the Imperial War Museum has numerous exhibitions celebrating flight through the ages and is the perfect location to immerse yourself in everything related to vintage aircraft.

Your day starts with our unique Warbird Hangar Tour, giving you behind-the-scenes access to world leading Spitfire experts, the Aircraft Restoration Company. After a briefing by one of ARC's leading engineers you move on to a guided hangar tour of the Historic Flying hangars. You’ll get to see where the warbirds are restored from the ground up, serviced, maintained and operated from and a photo opportunity sitting in the cockpit of an original WWII Supermarine Spitfire.