Museum open Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays) from 10.30 to 17.00 hrs – last entry at 16.00 hrs

LINK Simulator

 LINK Simulator experiences are now available and  COVID safe-Book your seat NOW

The LINK ground simulator was produced between the 1930’s and the early 1950’s as an aid to pilot training.

It was used extensively during World War 2, in total helping to train over fifty thousand pilots.

The trainer has a full set of working instruments and controls similar to a North American Harvard Trainer.

Now it’s your opportunity get into the LINK cockpit and fly this historic simulator!

Our experienced instructor will brief and guide you through the trainee pilot test-Just make a £15 donation to our New Hangar Fund and take your flight in our vintage LINK Pilot Training Simulator


Make a £25 donation to our New Hangar fund and our resident Pilot, Mike Garrick, a retired US Navy Commander with many years’ experience of piloting multi engine aircraft will be provide a personal insight into the development of de Havilland aircraft cockpits from the 1930’s Puss Moth to the 1960’s Trident Airliner Plus a unique “hands on “experience at the controls of our LINK Trainer.

Each Trainee pilot will a receive a plot of their Training Flight and authenticated by the de Havilland Instructor

Happy Landings!

Book* your LINK flight experience at the Museum’s Aeroshop –Tel. 01727 826400 or e-mail

* Minimum age 16 years

LINK link Trainer cockpit