New for 2021!


After many enquiries and much interest, we have decided to start offering Sit in a Spitfire experiences. The experience will last approximately 2 & 1/2 hours and will include the opportunity to sit in Supermarine Spitfire ML407 'The Grace Spitfire', a special introductory presentation from Richard Grace, the chance to talk with our engineers and light refreshments.

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Join us at our home base, Sywell Aerodrome, for this exciting opportunity to get up close and personal with the 'The Grace Spitfire' and some of the other warbirds under our care. 

The day's itinerary will include:


  • Introductory presentation by Richard Grace

  • A tour of Spitfire ML407

  • The opportunity to Sit in Spitfire ML407

  • The chance to view other warbirds under our care*

  • Opportunity to talk to our engineers and pilots about the aircraft 

  • Engine Run by ML407

  • Light Refreshments

This is a unique opportunity to sit in one of the most famous and historically complete Spitfires still flying today, meet the pilots who fly her and the engineers who keep her in the skies. 

*Aircraft on display will depend on maintenance and flying commitments on the day of the event

*In the event of COVID restrictions preventing the event taking place, a full refund will be issued.

The Ultimate Spitfire Tour event will take place at Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton. 

Use the map for directions, or for SATNAV use the following address:

The Spitfire Blister,

Sywell Aerodrome,



For more information or to book over the phone please call 01604 800 570. Alternatively you can book online below.

Book your Ultimate Spitifre Tour slot

Please select a time slot from those available below.


The event will commence at the time indicated so we ask that your arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to this time.

Saturday April 3rd 2021

+44 (0)1604 800 570

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