SPITFIRE FACTORY TOURS

TECHNICAL TOUR

Get behind the scenes at the Biggin Hill Spitfire Factory with this after-hours Spitfire technical tour.

Hosted by a member of our Spitfire pilot crew and a restoration engineer, you’ll discover what it’s like to fly an icon of the skies and the inner workings of airframe restoration.

See what it takes to keep a 70 year old WWII era aircraft in daily flight operation and the skills behind bringing a veteran Spitfire back to the skies.

  • Welcome with refreshments at our Hangar
  • Group Technical briefing with one of our restoration engineers
  • Tour our restoration Hangar and see the projects up close
  • See Wings and Fuselages being assembled in Jigs
  • Q+A with one of our engineers
  • Opportunity to photograph projects up close and in detail
  • Free Spitfire Ale / soft drink included
  • Enjoy a level of access not usually possible on our regular day tours
  • Watch an evening Spitfire Engine start up* and see the iconic exhaust flames
  • Take home a Spitfire Souvenir Mug or Flight Patch
  • Usual ratio of 1 guide to 7 guests
  • Sessions usually run 6pm-9pm
£149.00
Per person
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