Fenland to watch planes go by while having lunch

3 passengers max. • 3h 30m flight time Piper PA28-181 Archer II

Excursion flight

You will fly from Manchester to Spalding to enjoy your time there, then you will fly back.

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Private pilot

A private individual flying in their own free time who contributes to the total price through cost sharing.

5.0 • 14 reviews
From £268 per person



Our return Fenland is a great little grass airfield where you will normally see Tiger Moths and other old planes taking off doing small leisure flights around Derwent Valley. Let’s fly in and have lunch, hopefully, enjoy some sun and relax watch the planes go by! Don’t forget to bring your camera! Can possibly do 3 passengers subject to Weight & Balance. If you are a 1 person looking to book, please contact me beforehand as the price will vary. PLEASE MESSAGE ME BEFORE BOOKING TO DISCUSS ...

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Sightseeing points
Peak District National Park Authority, Baslow Road, Bakewell, UK
Nottingham, UK

Meet your pilot Gareth

Registered since 2018

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Our team has thoroughly checked the pilots license and medical certificate.

Private pilot

A private individual flying in their own free time who contributes to the total price through cost sharing.

Flight Log

400 total flying hours • 60 flight hours in the last 12 months

Thank you for looking at my profile. I believe flying is a privilege which should be shared and accessible by all. I am an experienced and commercially type rated pilot who enjoys meeting people and sharing my passion for aviation. I hope you will find an interesting flight to enjoy with me. If you have different flight idea I would be more than happy to discuss it. So look up at the sky that is where you could be very soon!! Who knows maybe you will get the bug for flying and want to bec...

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Pilot reviews

5.0 • 14 reviews
  • dylan

    5 out of 5 stars

    Quick trip around blackpool

    great guy and very laid back

  • John

    5 out of 5 stars

    Dambuster Run plus Chatsworth House

    Excellent day out Gareth sent me details the day before and answered all my questions, very helpful and knowledgeable thank you so much foe a enjoyable day.

  • Chris

    5 out of 5 stars

    Snowdon, Caernarfon and Puffin Island for up to three!

    We had a fantastic flight down to Caernarfon from Blackpool with Gareth. From start to finish he communicated well, and the flight itself was just incredible. His instrument rating and night rating gave us great confidence in his abilities as a pilot and also meant we had a truly unique experience flying above the clouds in search of Snowdon and landing at night back in Blackpool after a quick trip up the Promenade. I'd gladly recommend Gareth to any potential Wingly passengers and look forwar...

  • John

    5 out of 5 stars

    Snowden, Caernarfon, Menai Strait and Puffin Island feast

    We had a fantastic flight with Gareth. He was very knowledgeable about where we were going and the surrounding area. Gareth was friendly and easy to chat to. Thoroughly enjoyed a chance to fly the plane. Would highly recommend this experience with Gareth to friends.


    5 out of 5 stars

    2 passengers Imperial War Museum Duxford for a day trip

    What an amazing day, and all thanks to Gareth. From the moment we arrived at the airfield to the reluctant end to the day, simply epic.

Things to know

Total experience time

The total experience time is 3h 30m as it includes briefings and 3h 30m for flying.


Good weather conditions are required for this flight to take place. The pilot may need to postpone or cancel your booking.

Cancellation policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours before the flight date.

What to bring

Feel free to bring your camera and sunglasses onboard.

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5.0 • 14 reviews
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