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Last updated January 8, 2015

WW2 D-Day Dakota to fly again!

Come and fly on Douglas Dakota KG651 with RAF Transport Command Memorial.

WW2 D-Day Dakota to fly again!

Come and fly on Douglas Dakota KG651 with RAF Transport Command Memorial.

pledged of £250,000pledged of £250,000 goal
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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, November 30 2014 11:30 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated January 8, 2015
 

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    Aircrafstman 2nd Class receives a 22crt Gold Dakota pin badge and certificate of sponsorship.

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    Aircarftsman 1st Class receives a 22crt Gold Dakota pin badge, a certificate of sponsorship and postcard of our KG374 artwork.

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    Flight Sergeant receive a KG374 Dakota mug, 22crt Gold Dakota pin badge and certificate of sponsorship.

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    Pilot Officer receive an embroidered Dakota polo shirt, 22crt gold Dakota pin badge and certificate of sponsorship.

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    Flying Officer receives a certificate of sponsorship and an exclusive KG374 David Lord VC Arnhem mounted print (16x12inch).

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    Flight Lieutenant: receive a certificate of sponsorship and an exclusive section of aircraft skin, taken from the aircraft during restoration.

    Section measures 2.5inx2.5in approx (Aircraft section may be skin, part of the internal structure or a flight instrument)

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    Squadron Leaders receive a 20 minute FLIGHT in the DAKOTA and certificate of sponsorship.

    (Flight redeemable after restoration, during our UK tour. Passenger responsible for travel, accommodation and food)

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    Pledge £350 or more About US$ 458

    Acting Wing Commanders receive a certificate of sponsorship and a 20 minute FLIGHT aboard our Dakota AND a name of your choice added to the roll of honour on the rear door of the aircraft.

    (Flight redeemable after restoration, during our UK tour. Passenger responsible for travel, accommodation and food.)

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    Pledge £425 or more About US$ 557

    Wing Commanders receive a certificate of sponsorship, a 20 minute FLIGHT in the Dakota AND a section of the aircraft skin as removed during the restoration. Section measures at least 5x5in with a certificate of authenticity.

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    Pledge £550 or more About US$ 720

    Group Captains receive a certificate of sponsorship, a 20 minute FLIGHT in the Dakota, a name of your choice added to the Roll of Honour on the rear door of the Dakota, an embroidered Dakota polo shirt and a 22crt gold Dakota pin badge.

    (Flight redeemable after restoration, during our UK tour. Passenger responsible for travel, accommodation and food)

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    Pledge £750 or more About US$ 982

    Air Commodores receive a 20 minute FLIGHT in the Dakota WITH a SPITFIRE, a special certificate commemorating your flight and a special commemorative embroidered polo shirt AND a guided ground viewing of the Spitfire and Dakota.

    (Date TBC. Once airworthy, passenger responsible for travel, accommodation, food and drink)

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    Air Vice Marshals receive a 30 minute FLIGHT in the Dakota in formation with a SPITFIRE! Also receive a special commemorative certificate of your flight, a commemorative embroidered polo shirt and a mounted 16x12inch print AND a guided ground viewing of the Spitfire and Dakota.

    (Flight redeemable after restoration, during our UK tour. Passenger responsible for travel, accommodation and food)

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    Pledge £1,000 or more About US$ 1,309

    Air Marshals receive a 45 minute flight in the Dakota ALONGSIDE a SPITFIRE! Passengers will receive a guided ground viewing of the Spitfire and Dakota by the flight crew, a special certificate commemorating your flight and a commemorative embroidered polo shirt.

    (Flight redeemable after restoration, during our UK tour. Passenger responsible for travel, accommodation and food)

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    Pledge £2,000 or more About US$ 2,618

    Air Chief Marshals receive a 45 minute FLIGHT in the Dakota in formation with a SPITFIRE AND HURRICANE! A special certificate commemorating your flight, commemorative embroidered polo shirt and guided ground viewing of the Spitfire, Dakota and Hurricane by the flight crew.

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    Pledge £3,000 or more About US$ 3,926

    Marshal of the Air Force receive a PAIR of tickets onboard the FIRST FLIGHT of the Dakota ALONGSIDE a SPITFIRE and HURRICANE for a trip to the White Cliffs of Dover, around Battle of Britain country and Battle of Britain Memorial near Folkestone, before the fighters break off and the Dakota returns to base via a flight over the city of London.

    Meet the pilots and discuss your adventure over lunch, VIP service onboard the flight, a ground viewing tour of all three aircraft (Hurricane, Spitfire and Dakota), a commemorative polo shirt of the first flight of the Dakota and a certificate signed by the pilots.

    (Upon completion of restoration, passenger responsible for travel and accommodation.) DURATION APPROX 1 hour 30 mins

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    Pledge £4,000 or more About US$ 5,235

    Jump Masters Sponsor a cabin window seat and have your name or a loved one or a veterans name added to the headrest, above the window frame inside and out! You'll receive a special certificate acknowledging your sponsorship of the seat. Receive a pair of tickets to ride aboard the Dakota in your seat whilst flying alongside a Spitfire and Hurricane for a 30 minute flight experience. (Upon completion of restoration to fly) a ground viewing of the aircraft and lunch with the pilots.

    (Flights redeemable after restoration is complete. Passenger responsible for transport to departure point and accommodation)

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    Aircraft Commander. Sponsor one of the pilots seats! Have your name, the name of a loved one or a veteran added to the pilots seat and below the pilots window. Receive a certificate of sponsorship acknowledging your exclusive support. The name nominated will also be stencilled onto the rear cargo door for passengers to see whilst boarding. Receive a PAIR of TICKETS to RIDE ABOARD the Dakota for a 30 minute flight WITH a Spitfire and Hurricane (upon completion of restoration) a ground viewing and lunch with the pilots plus an exclusive embroidered polo shirt, 16x12inch Dakota print, KG374 mug and Dakota pin badge.

    (Flights redeemable after restoration is complete. Passenger responsible for transport to departure point and accommodation)

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