#003 Spitfire Technical Tour

£2.00

One of our first ever competitions!

Gain special access to Spitfire restoration projects and discover the techniques and craftmanship involved in getting Spitfires flying again, plus much more!

Competition SOLD OUT – A live draw date will be announced soon!

Winner is: smlonergan

Ticket number: 2 Answer: Supermarine
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Description

There is a maximum of 100 entries for this competition. Fantastic odds of winning an amazing experience at a fraction of the usual cost!

Location: Biggin Hill Airport, Kent

** Please note: Spitfire Competitions Ltd has no affiliation with the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar or Fly A Spitfire.com – This competition is not ran by the experience provider **

  • 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:

  • PT 879 1944 SPITFIRE F MK IX – ‘The Russian Spitfire’
  • MJ755 1943 SPITFIRE LF IX – Hellenic Air Force Museum
  • LZ842 1943 SPITFIRE MK IV
  • Visiting Battle of Britain memorial flight aircraft

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

 

Something very exciting to look forward to while under lockdown!

COVID-19: No flight experiences or tours will be taking place until the disruption has passed, however you will be able to book and schedule your experience for any time in the future once government guidelines have been amended.

Competition Terms

Additional Competition Information

* If all of the tickets do not sell out by the time of the countdown timer reaching zero, an additional 7 days will be added to the countdown. This 7 day extension can be repeated until a maximum of 4 times. If by 4 extensions the tickets have still not been sold out entirely, a cash alternative prize of 70% will be awarded instead of the original prize. *