Monday, September 12, 2011
What's it really like to fly a Spitfire?
To mark Battle of Britain Day, which is commemorated later this week, here’s my Daily Express piece on the aircraft that played such a key role in the defence of Britain against the Nazis in 1940.
IT IS the most famous British fighter aircraft of all time.
In 1940 the Spitfire played a crucial role in our country’s “finest hour” – our against-the-odds victory against the Luftwaffe in the Battle of Britain. Since then piloting this iconic plane has been a dream for generations of schoolchildren.
Now the dream could become a reality.
You can read the whole of the article here.