Spirit of Spitfire

Talking to many experts, veteran pilots and modern RAF pilots revealed that the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 was in fact a superior warplane to the Spitfire. This revelation was a bit of a shock as well as a surprise, especially when the Spitfires managed to terrorise the...

RAF BBMF Coningsby

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre at RAF Coningsby is a special place for us as they were one of the very first to support our project of Secret Spitfires. We were pointed in their direction by Wing Commander Ryles who told us that if we wanted to see what it...

How to fly like a banana

Today the Spitfire seems like a simple aeroplane but even by today’s standards, it was a complicated and sophisticated killing machine, one of the most advanced planes in its day. We went to a present day factory which build, maintain and restore vintage aeroplanes...