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Welcome to your one stop shop for aviation adventures.  Whether you are looking for flying experience in aircraft new and old,  you want to try your skills on a flight simulator, visit a museum or aviation location of interest, or you want to create your own experience, then you have come to the right place.

Find out about our offers and new experiences below or explore our experience menu above.

If you have any problems, call us on 0845 456 6515 or drop an email to enquiries@avex.org.uk.

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NEWS

Win a flight in a Tiger Moth.  Yes, you can win a completely free Standby flight in one of our Tiger Moth aircraft.  See below for more details.

The airshow season will be upon us very soon and we have a fantastic opportunity for you to fly, in style, to Abingdon airshow on May 6th (http://www.air-shows.org.uk/2017/05/preview-abingdon-air-country-show-2018/).  Fly into the show and back at the end of the day.  Seat prices are £250 per person.

No need to hunt for accommodation or to pay for fuel to get there.  Flights depart from local, South Yorkshire airfields.  For more information call Toni on 07393 959039.

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So what can we offer…………

Training Flights:

Modern aircraft such as a Cessna 152 or R22 helicopter

Historic aircraft such as the Tiger Moth, Antonov A2 or Westland Wasp Helicopter

Corporate Travel

King Air executive aircraft from Doncaster, Helicopter from South Yorkshire

Sightseeing, Pleasure Trips and Airshow transfer

Fly with a small group of friends to airshows (where permissible); miss the queues and arrive/depart in style.  Destinations include Goodwood and Cosford airshows.

Flight Simulators

Boeing 737, Airbus A320, Spitfire, Tiger Moth, F35 and more

In cockpit experience with a real Jet cockpit – suit up, strap in and make sense of all the switches and dials of a real jet aircraft.

Mobile Flight Simulator Hire

Bring the excitement and challenge of flying to your group.  Old and young love to test their aviation skills on a wide range of aircraft.  Try our three minute landing challenge (can you keep your head whilst landing a Vulcan bomber?) – great for groups.

Tours and Trips

Visit museums and sights of aviation interest.  Look out for our regular 2018 visits to our friends at Coventry and Southend.

New destinations are being planned and will be released soon!

Bespoke Activities

Can we make your dream experience come true.  Whilst we cannot always assist, our wide range of friends throughout the country help us to create the best themed activity or day.  Ask yourself:

Do you want to arrive at your wedding reception in style – how about by helicopter

Do you want to experience a day as a WWII pilot in training, learning to fly in a Tiger Moth aircraft?

Would you like to have a birthday or party to remember with a true aviation theme?

Do you want to have a special airshow day including flights to and from the venue, with champagne, dinner and accommodation?

All our experiences are sold as vouchers which are either specific to and experience or for an amount towards any experience.  All vouchers are valid for six months and can be sent as gift certificates.  You may extend the validity for a £10 administration fee within one month of expiry.

Simply click the button to go to our booking page, or contact us:

  • Telephone: 0845 456 6515
  • Email toni@avex.org.uk 

Gift Certificates

Your gift certificate will be posted within 48 hours of booking and an electronic version will be sent within 24 hours.  In addition to booking gift vouchers for specific flights, why not buy a value voucher for £25, £50, £75 or £100 and you can combine vouchers for a greater amount.

Aviation Experience Gift Certificate

All of our activities are available as gift certificates.  Post date your certificate to the date you will be giving this to your friend/loved one/relative and it will be valid for six months from that date.

SPECIAL OFFER until 1st March, buy a value voucher and get an extra 10% on the value – that’s upto £10 more on a £100 voucher!

Gift Certificates

Don’t forget to make sure your address is correct.  Visit Booking Page


Tiger Moth Experience

If you have ever had the impulse to cry “dagga, dagga, dagga” whilst ‘dive bombing’ around the garden, or you would like to find out what it was like to learn to fly the Tiger Moth trainer during WWII, look no further and book one of our fantastic Tiger Moth flights.  Choose from 15, 30 or 60 minutes.

Would you like to win a flight in a Tiger Moth aircraft?  Enter our completely free draw and answer a simple question for a chance to win a Scramble flight experience.

We will place all the correct answers into a hat and one lucky blighter will win a Tiger Moth flight Experience.  After a pre-flight briefing, you’ll take to the skies above the beautiful Yorkshire countryside.  During your time in the air you’ll have the chance to take the controls of the aircraft (subject to weather conditions) and once back on terra firma, you’ll be presented with a presentation pack, including certificate , pin badge, goggles and your very own Log Book….. Enter Here.  Terms and conditions apply, including a weight limit of 90 Kilos.

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Fantastic Flight Simulator Experiences in Doncaster

Huge savings on our 60 minute experience.  You do not need to have flown an aircraft or simulator to have a go at this.  You will receive a full briefing and then be accompanied by a qualified 737 pilot to take you through the flight.  We recommend the one hour flights as this gives you plenty of time to try different things.  Fly to/from anywhere in the world.

The video above is an approach and landing at Doncaster Sheffield Airport.  The graphics are stunning and the team are constantly working to make this one of the most realistic simulators around.  Feedback from 737 pilots is that the controls are incredibly close to the real thing.  But don’t take our word for it, try for yourself.  See below the link to book your experience, speak us on 0845 456 6515 or email enquiries@avex.org.uk

Fantastic flight simulator experiences are now available in Doncaster.  Try your skills at flying a Boeing 747 800 anywhere in the world.  Experiences start from £80 and make a perfect gift.  Don’t forget that our gift certificates can be post dated by up to 6 months so that you can buy now, for Christmas!  Simply add a gift certificate option during the booking process.

Are you a flight Sim fan? Why not contact us to find out about a real time flight from/to anywhere in the world. If you would like to book the simulator for two hours or more, we are happy to negotiate your fee – why not share the experience with a friend and take it in turns to fly a leg of the trip?! Perhaps you want to test your skill landing at some of the most difficult airports in the world. Call now on 0845 456 6515.

Book your Doncaster standard flight simulator experiences below

SPECIAL OFFER – Book Now, 60 Minutes

Book Now, 120 Minutes

If you need any help with making your booking try our help page here or telephone our team on 0845 456 6515.


Read the review of this super visit

Visit to Coventry Air Museum and Aeropark

3rd October 2017

Our trip to Coventry for a VIP visit was fantastic.  Our group was given a special VIP tour of the museum and access to cockpits and background information about all the aircraft on display.  As a very special treat, we were allowed access to the former Air Atlantique Classic Flight hangars to view the superb aircraft within.

Please read the review of the trip from one of our guests here Midland Air Museum and Air Park 3rd October 2017


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Aviation PhotoCrew

We are proud to announce that we are now operating as the exclusive UK agent for Aviation Photocrew who offer unique opportunities to fly air to air sorties with some of the best aircraft in the world.  Flights operate on a cost share basis and there are a limited number of opportunities available, so contact us now on enquiries@avex.org.uk or 0845 456 6515 to find out more.

Click here for more information

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Education Highlight

We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience flight.  This is especially important for children so that they might understand the thrill of the aviation environment.  The United Kingdom is currently second in the world for it’s aviation industry but we need to educate and encourage children to pursue a career in this exciting field in order to, at least, maintain that position.  

We were proud to support the 12th Annual Young Aviators event, held at Sywell airfield.

This fantastic day hosted around 100 youngsters between the ages of 7 and 11 and offered them a range of activities designed to inspire and educate them about all things aviation.  What is most amazing about this day is the fact that ALL children were taken for a flight and so had the chance to experience the thrill and excitement of the experience.  Congratulations to Andre for his hard work making this happen and we look forward to supporting this event next year.

“Thank you to Toni Hunter, Taff Stone and Andrew Hellen of The Aviation Experience Company Ltd for coming along to the 12th Annual Young Aviators event at Sywell Aerodrome on Saturday 16th September 2017, where they helped many youngsters, their friends and family, to be inspired, educated, challenged and most of all have fun, with their excellent flight simulator. I look forward to working with Toni and her team again soon. Thank You – Andre Faehndrich, Sywell Aerodrome Young Aviators organiser, next event is Sat 15/09/18.”

This video epitomises how activities aimed at children can have such a positive impact on them and only helps to raise the profile of this industry.

Visit our new Education page for more aviation events and activities taking place throughout the country.

If you are part of or know of a children’s group in the Doncaster/Sheffield area which would like to have a visit from our team with their superb flight simulator in 2018, please complete the contact form below to register your interest or to find out more information, alternatively drop us an email at enquiries@avex.org.uk.

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