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de Havilland Fly-In

What's On

A fun filled day awaits, with activity in the air and on the ground Shuttleworth has something for the whole family to enjoy.

On the Ground

Alongside the fly in will be an exciting range of ground activities to get involved with, all of which are included in the admission ticket.


.       Meraki Car Club showcasing 500 cars on our grass paddocks, including a number of trade stalls.

.       Exhibitions and activities hosted by the team from De Havilland Aircraft Museum St Albans.

.       Explore the Shuttleworth Collection, Swiss Garden and Play Area.

.       Shuttleworth Shop open with a unique range of products, pick up your free kids trails from here.

.       Interactive Discovery Zones


In the Air

We are thrilled to be welcoming all types of de Havilland aircraft flying in.

Alongside the fly in you can expect to see a short tribute air display between 13:00 and 14:00.

Aircraft included in this;


.       DH51  ‘ Miss Kenya’

.       DHC Chipmunk T.22

.       DH89A Dragon Rapide ‘Scillonia Airways’

.       DH88 Comet



The Runway Café

Open 09:00 until 17:00, serving a range of freshly prepared meals, cakes, sandwiches and hot / cold drinks.

Breakfast:      09:00 until 11:30

Lunch:             12:00 until 15:00

Burger and Coffee Pod

Located on the grass paddock opposite the play area. Open 10:00 until 15:00, serving a range of snacks, drinks, burgers, bacon rolls and hotdogs.



Flying In


To celebrate and honour this famous aircraft manufacturer, Shuttleworth is inviting all de Havilland types to fly-in and join the Collection’s own historic de Havilland aircraft,

Landing fees will be waived for any pilot attending in a de Havilland aircraft.

If you wish to PPR on this day, please call 07875028876. Please note that due to the popularity of this event, email requests received on the day will not be accepted. Any PPR requests prior to this day can be sent to

Getting Here

All traffic will enter the site via Alder Drive SG19 9DT

Admission via pre booked ticket or purchase on the day only.

30 day return tickets purchased online or on the day, kids go FREE

Members including SVAS, FOTSG and OWMAC have free access, please book the free member ticket.

All traffic entering via the Alder Drive event entrance SG18 9DT

Hill Lane entrance will be closed.

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