The Blades are the only display team that are fully sanctioned by the Civil Aviation Authority to offer ‘fare-paying passengers’ the thrill of close formation aerobatic flights.

Serene, sensational and surreal: when you fly with The Blades, you set the pace and determine the content of the sortie. Our one objective is to ensure that your experience is both enjoyable and unforgettable.

The price of a day with The Blades is £1299 per person, with a catering and hospitality charge of £60 for each non-flying guest (limited to one). We host a limited number of days each year when (a minimum of 16*) individuals can come together to enjoy a day with The Blades.


  • A full welcome / briefing
  • An introduction to the aircraft and the pilots
  • A flight of a lifetime on one of the Extra 300LP high performance stunt aircraft operated by The Blades Aerobatic Display Team
  • Use of a flight suit
  • Helicopter flight
  • The experience of driving the F1 simulator
  • Catering to include: breakfast, a gourmet 3-course lunch with fine wines and canapés prepared by our chef
  • A Private display by The Blades flown for you while you sip champagne and eat canapés on the private balcony
  • As a memento of your day, we endeavour to provide each guest with a video of their flight with The Blades.

Please get in touch to discuss avaliable dates: 01604 671309

Booking details

Terms and Conditions

Places are available on a first-come, first-served basis and full payment is required when booking.

A day with The Blades is subject to a minimum of 16 flying guests.

Unless otherwise agreed the event will take place at the home of The Blades, Sywell Aerodrome in Northamptonshire.

As a guide, participants must normally be at least 12 years old, under 1.95m / 6ft 5″ tall and weigh less than 115kb / 18 stone.

Relevant medical history and current ailments must be declared on a medical questionnaire prior to flying and if passengers are concerned as to the implications of a condition, they should appraise the team before their visit so that we can advise accordingly.

The team reserve the right to refuse to fly a guest where it is considered that there may be a risk to the guest or to the aircraft.

If, greater than four weeks prior, you are unable to attend on the agreed date, we will reschedule you on a similar event.

Cancellation within four weeks of the agreed date will normally result in the forfeit of the experience, unless we can subsequently fill your place on the day.

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