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P7350 Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005201 viewsSupermarine Spitfire Mk. 1, P7350 is the oldest airworthy Spitfire in the world and one of the only Spitfires still flying today to have actually fought in the Battle of Britain.
BoB Memorial Flight
G-HUPW (R4118) Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005181 viewsHawker Hurricane Mk.1 c/n G592301 (Gloster Aircraft)
Peter Vacher's marvellous restoration of an authentic Battle of Britain aircraft, as described in his book. Owned by Peter and Polly until sold 2015. Now at Shuttleworth Trust Old Warden.
P7350 Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005168 viewsSupermarine Spitfire Mk. 1
G-ABWP Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005174 viewsSpartan Arrow, built in 1932!
G-FRGN Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005171 viewsPolly Vacher's famous Piper Dakota. Peter Vacher, restorer of Hurricane R4118, brought her in, Polly came by road...
BM597 (G-MKVB) Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005182 viewsSpitfire LFVB. Shortly after the Air Fair, in September 2005 Spitfire BM597 became the first Spitfire to return to the Mediterranean island of Malta since the filming of Malta Story in 1952. It flew there together with Hurricane "Z5140" as part of the Merlins Over Malta project.

ML407 (G-LFIX) Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005177 viewsSpitfire IXT. Built as a single-seater, ML407 saw service during WWII, and was later converted to two seats when in service with the Irish Air Corps. Purchased by Nick Grace and used for films such as Piece of Cake, it was taken over by his wife after his death in a motoring accident in 1988. Carolyn is the only current female Spitfire pilot in the world, and has been flying the Spitfire since 1990.
ML407 (G-LFIX) Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005176 viewsSpitfire IXT
ZA947 Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005174 viewsDouglas DC-3/C-47 BBMF
G-APPL Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005176 viewsPercival Prentice
There was a heap of these - literally a heap - at Southend Airport in May 1958. Really good to see one still flying.
G-HUPW (R4118) Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005192 viewsHawker Hurricane Mk.1
G-HUPW (R4118) Biggin Hill Air Fair 2005188 viewsHawker Hurricane Mk.1
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