On the night of 16 May 1943, 19 Lancasters took off on a daring raid deep into Germany. On the bombing run an exact height of 60 feet had to be held. This flight will take you through the beautiful Peak District covering Chatsworth House, the Mam Tor rock formations and Ladybower Reservoir/Derwent Valley where the RAF trained for the Dambuster flights during World War II. You can learn about this unique moment of aviation history as well taking in views of outstanding natural beauty.
Your experience begins with a full safety briefing. The aircraft used will be a Bell 206 Jet Ranger Helicopter or larger. Flight time is approximately 30 minutes. Spectators are welcome to attend and take photographs.
What's included? 30-minute helicopter tour of the Dambusters training flight routeBegin with an introduction and safety briefing with a fully qualified pilotWhat do I need to know?Your voucher is valid for one personThis experience is available on selected dates, March–NovemberPre-booking is essentialMaximum weight: 18 stoneMinimum age: 6 yearsFlights are weather dependantHelicopter will be a Bell 206 Jet Ranger or similarIf your flight is cancelled due to extreme weather, your experience will be rebookedYou will be allowed to take photos and videos from the aircraftThere may be other participants on the experience with youAll dates are subject to availability