The incredible story of the exploding chocolate tea cakes – and how pilots conducted experiments with them until they ended up on the RAF No-Fly list!

What a wonderful tale about the humble tea cake. You can just imagine the hilarity as they grew and grew as altitude increased.

Please do not bring any tea cakes along with you for your Tiger Moth flight. Or if you do, make sure you bring plenty because our crew love them.

Exploding Chocolate Teacakes

In the 1960s, Royal Air Force pilots made a startling discovery about their snack rations.