Many visitors to the Hertitage Hangar are surprised when they learn that Spitfire pilots were often sent off to meet the Luftwaffe, with very little combat training, 14 seconds’ worth...

What engine did the Spitfire have? The Spitfire was an engineering masterpiece, but no man-made object of such repute is ever designed in a vacuum. It will always be more than the...

Hallowed ground The name 'Biggin Hill' is synonymous with the Battle of Britain, when a small band of fighter pilots stood alone against the might of the Luftwaffe, a fighting force...

The process of painting a Spitfire into the finished article with all its markings in place, starts long before anybody even thinks of picking up a paint gun.  Getting the detail...

The Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, is currently home to three original two-seater Spitfires in which we offer passenger flights. These include a pair of T9s MJ772 and MJ627. MJ772 was...