Tiger Moth Flights Byron Bay
Want to experience a slice of life as a WW2 fighter pilot? Take a step back to the early 1940’s and discover what a young fighter pilot experienced as he climbed inside the open cockpit biplane for the first time. The aircraft is a fully restored 1942 De Havilland Tiger Moth. It was used by the RAAF during WWII for pilot training and is operated in the Limited category as an ex-military aircraft.
A leather helmet and goggles are supplied to help transport you to a time when flying was adventurous.
15 Minute – LIGHTHOUSE FLIGHT – $190.00
Complete a low level flight over the unspoilt beaches surrounding Byron Bay
in a WW11 Tiger Moth on your way to Australia’s most Easterly point, Cape Byron.
30 Minute – FAMILIARISATION FLIGHT – $290.00
Enjoy a low level pass over the beaches of Byron Bay to begin your familiarization flight in the iconic W11 Tiger Moth. Your first point of reference will be the Cape Byron Lighthouse. Begin your climb as you set your heading for the quaint village of Bangalow nestled amongst the rolling hills and picturesque farmland, followed by the ‘Biggest little town in Australia, Mullumbimby. Descend and follow the river that runs right through the town of Brunswick Heads to the beach.
60 Minute – NAVIGATIONAL RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHT – $550.00
On arrival you’ll be given a map and flight plan to plot your course for your navigational reconnaissance flight. Fly by compass and clock as you navigate past the spectacular Minyon Falls, Wanganui Gorge and Mt Warning. Be enthralled by the sound of the Gipsy Major engine as your flight takes you via the Tweed Valley and Murwillumbah to the coastal village of Pottsville then back along the beach to the airfield.
AEROBATIC UPGRADE – $100.00 (includes 6 digital photo’s)
Feeling adventurous? Upgrade to experience the manoeuvres flown in the ‘dog fight’. The Tiger Moth was designed as a military aircraft for pilots in WW11 and is capable of all the aerobatic manoeuvres necessary for combat!
DIGITAL PHOTO’S OF YOUR FLIGHT – $5.00 each…. email only