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Spitfires.com "The Spitfire Academy"

Chichester, United Kingdom
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About Spitfires.com "The Spitfire Academy"
Spitfires.com (Boultbee Flight Academy) is the world's first Spitfire training school and approved Spitfire Flight Provider. Spitfires must continue to grace the skies of the UK and whilst stunning on the ground they cannot be truly understood until they are experienced flying. Our aim at Spitfires.com is to keep these aircraft in the air and open the doors of the Spitfire world to the public. We offer Spitfire experience flights to non-pilots and Spitfire training to pilots. A flight in a Spitfire is an incredible experience whether you are a pilot or not and we believe it should be available to everyone with an interest. A Spitfire really is everything you will hope it to be and more. Please carry on reading for details of the products and experiences we have on offer.
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agbucks55 wrote a review Jan 12
amersham42 contributions36 helpful votes
What an incredible experience in the cockpit of a Spitfire! From the reception and briefing and a familiarisation of the controls, Nigel guided me through level flight and several manoeuvres including a full loop and a victory roll. I then explored the area around the South Downs but sadly couldn’t find my house! I can’t think of any virtual experience that would come so close to the real thing - that’s next on my bucket list
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Chris L wrote a review Jan 12
Emsworth, United Kingdom8 contributions8 helpful votes
Ive now flown with Boultbee from Deadelus in the 2 seater and the simulator at Goodwood both have been exceptional, They are the best. They make sure you are happy and satisfied. Nigel with the simulator is specail, he is a pilot and instructor and still has time and patience to make sure you have a memorable time. Of the two I think the simulator is the best value. I was scared of making a mistake in the plane, the simulator allows you to be free. Im going back as soon as I can get permission from the boss.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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MikeDundee wrote a review Dec 2021
Dundee28 contributions17 helpful votes
A tremendous experience. I never even dreamed of flying in a Spitfire...because I thought it was impossible....but now I know it can happen. The whole event was fantastic and the team were friendly and professional. We flew from Lee on the Solent and around the Isle of Wight. Whilst sitting in the Spitfire it seemed unreal at times. I had control of the Spitfire for a short while and we also did a couple of victory rolls. It was an unforgettable time and I will be bragging for the rest of my life. If you can do it.....just do it. Thanks again to the Team👌
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Nick K wrote a review Dec 2021
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Amazing flight in the legend of the skies. Thank you Pilot Neil, Jack and groundcrew. Awesome experience, five star rating
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Ian R wrote a review Dec 2021
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Had a Spitfire flight sim experience with thorough briefing and guidance from Nigel. With a few hours of actual flight experience under my belt, their Mk 9 Spitfire simulator was a totally immersive experience. A big thanks to Nigel for ensuring it was a great experience. Next visit is planned to be up in their actual Mk9 Spitfire! Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: December 2021
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