The Dambusters Experience Flight

Gift Experience

About This Experience...

You will depart from Sherburn In Elmet aerodrome for an exclusive flight for up to three or four people lasting 75 minutes. You will retrace the path of the famous 617 Dambusters Squadron used by them during World War Two to practice flying at low levels over the dams in preparation for the raids.

Flying at around 1500 feet, your helicopter will overfly Ladybower Dam, Howden Dam and the majestic Derwent Dam with the twin towers that were used to replicate the German targets with the famous bomb aimer’s sight. The beautiful Peak District of Derbyshire was used by bomber crews for low level practice through World War Two and is a beautiful backdrop for a spectacular helicopter flight


Type of aircraft

Luxury Bell 505 (1 – 4 Passengers), Robinson R44 (1 – 3 Passengers)

What’s included…

Depart from Sherburn in Elmet airfield, with option for departing from Leeds Bradford at extra cost. (Departure location can be discussed when you call to book your date)

75 minute flight for up to four people, depending on aircraft type you choose.

Exclusive booking – the helicopter is reserved for you, you will not be sharing the flight.

Weather dependent booking that requires prior notice to reserve your flight.