VIP Spitfire Technical Tour £149

Gain special access to our Spitfire restoration projects and discover the techniques and craftmanship involved in getting Spitfires flying again. This is an ideal experience for anyone interested in engineering or getting a greater degree of detail about our projects.

  • 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
  • Fish and Chip supper and a free Spitfire Ale / soft drink included
  • Enjoy a level of access not usually possible on our regular day tours
  • Watch an evening Spitfire Engine startup* and see the iconic exhaust flames
  • Take home a Spitfire Souvenir – choose from Mug, Cap or Flight Patch
  • Usual ratio of 1 guide to 5 guests
  • Sessions usually run 6pm-9pm

Allow spending 3 hours at the Hangar

 

Current Restoration Projects available to view include:

 

  • MJ772 1943 SPITFIRE T9 2 Seater
  • MJ755 1943 SPITFIRE LF IX – Hellenic Air Force Museum
  • LZ842 1943 SPITFIRE MK IV

A short viewing of our airworthy aircraft is also included^, this includes:

 

  • MJ627 1943 SPITFIRE T.9 2 SEATER
  • MT818 1944 SPITFIRE T MKVIII 2 SEATER
  • TA805 1944 SPITFIRE HF MK IX – Spirit of Kent
  • TB885 1944 SPITFIRE MK XVI
  • RW382 1945 SPITFIRE LF MKXVIE
  • AE977 1940 HURRICANE X

*Engine startup subject to weather conditions. ^Aircraft on display are subject to change

 

Bespoke dates can be made available for groups of 10 or more, please contact us with your requirements.