The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

Same. Since I was a kid I wanted to break the sound barrier, I figured I would save up for a single flight on Concorde - but that didn't happen.


the aircraft in question, a rather decent-looking 1944 de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide


window view shortly after takeoff from Duxford Aerodrome


and the “destination” of this flight: Cambridge


The aircraft has seats for eight passengers and you get weighed during check-in so they can get the centre of gravity right. I’ll let you guess who gets to sit above the wings.


coming in to land right over the hotel the wife and I had been in for the night

And that was it! Total time in the air was about fifteen minutes. You can also book scenic flights down to London.