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If you’re wondering if it’s possible to book a Spitfire for a wedding or a private party, the answer is yes you can – and a personal Spitfire display certainly brings a touch of class to any event! A vintage Spitfire at your party will be the icing on the proverbial cake for your happy celebrations.For seven spellbinding minutes guests and hosts, or newlyweds and loved ones will be You can book a personal Spitfire flypast directly and easily with Old Flying Machine Company. Fly pasts and personal displays for weddings and other events by this truly iconic aircraft are exclusively available tobook through us.
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For displays local to the aeroplane’s base at Duxford Airfield (i.e. within 20 miles), the cost is £1950 plus VAT for the Spitfire to come to your wedding
plus the Civil Aviation Authority Permission charge
which is currently £97. The Spitfire will fly anywhere in the country suitable for your personal display, with a bespoke package and costings being calculated for you. Of course, the further away you are, the more of a sizeable budget you’ll need.
A vintage Spitfire display at your party will be the icing on the proverbial cake for your happy celebrations.For seven spellbinding minutes guests and hosts, or newlyweds and loved ones will be treated to a truly breathtaking display.
All the necessary legal requirements to enable the Spitfire's display shall be adhered to by Old Flying Machine Company who are fully insured for public displays. A comprehensive Risk Assessment shall be carried out for each site location.
The sooner the better! It usually takes us 2 weeks to compete the necessary paperwork required to submit the application to the Civil Aviation Authority which must be done at least 42 days in advance of your event.
The Spitfire will fly anywhere in the country suitable for your personal display, with a bespoke package and costings being calculated for you. he flights are all subject to air traffic restrictions and they cannot be performed in built up areas. The easiest thing to do is to contact us with the post code of the venue you’d like to book a Spitfire fly past at and we can check for you. In essence, wedding venues such as a country house or hotel, a golf club, a pub on the edge of a village and so on, are most likely to be acceptable venues for a personal display.
Once we have your location, the price we quote included the cost of the transit, the display, insurance, fuel, and the CAA permission.
Usually the Spitfire display lasts around 7 or 8 minutes. If you book a Spitfire duo then the formation display will last around 12 minutes.
Old Flying Machine Company has been providing air displays since 1981 and the task of displaying these wonderful aircraft is shared by only 6 pilots, all with exceptional experience in aerobatic and display flying.
Our bespoke packages are calculated for each individual booking.
We ask for a 20% payment to secure a booking, payable on receipt of our invoice with the balance due 7 days in advance. Payable by BACS transfer.
Our trusted network of suppliers and venues we have worked with
Imperial War Museum, Duxford Airfield, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB224QR
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