The Spitfires

Spitfire Mk.XVI TD248 atDuxford Air Shows
Spitfire Mk.XVIe
Using the American built Rolls-Royce Packard-Merlin engine, Spitfire Mk.XVIe TD248 served with the Post-War Royal Air Force.
Spitfire N3200 taking of at IWM Duxford
Spitfire Mk.Ia
Spitfire N3200 is IWM's only airworthy aircraft in our collection and a veteran of the Dunkirk Campaign.
 Spitfire Mk.XVII SM845 at Duxford Air Shows
Spitfire Mk.XVII
Spitfire Mk.XVIII, SM845 is a post-Second World War fighter which originally flew for the RAF South East Asia Air Command and Indian Air Force.
Spitfire T9 PT462 ARC at Duxford Air Shows
Spitfire T9
Converted to a 2-Seat trainer, Spitfire PT462 carries the RAF squadron markings it wore over Europe in 1945.
Spitfire T9 PV202 ARC at Duxford Air Shows
Spitfire T9
Spitfire, PV202 flew with the Irish Air Corps as a converted 2-seat trainer following service with the RAF during the Second World War.
Spitfire PR Mk.XI in flight against a blue sky
Spitfire Mk.PRXI
In the photo reconnaissance blue of 4 Squadron, RAF. Spitfire Mk.PRXI PL983 'L' operated by Aircraft Restoration Company at Duxford.
Spitfire Mk.Vc JG891at Duxford Air Shows
Spitfire Mk.Vc
Originally issued to the Royal Australian Air Force, JG891 now displays the authentic colours of a Spitfire Mk.Vc of 249 Sqn operating from Ta Qali airfield, Malta in 1943.
Spitfire Mk.I X4650 at Duxford Air Shows
Spitfire Mk.Ia
One of three early Mk.1 Spitfires at Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show, X4650 flew from Biggin Hill in 2012 following restoration.
Spitfire Mk.1 AR213 at Duxford Air Shows
Spitfire Mk.Ia
Spitfire Mk.Ia AR213 was once the personal aircraft of RAF fighter ace Ginger Lacey. Today the Spitfire represents a Mk.IIa of No. 71 Eagle Squadron.
Spitfire PR.XI Hangar 11
Spitfire PR Mk.XI
This rare and original aircraft carried out 40 missions over occupied Europe with 16 squadron RAF, during 1944-1945.

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The Red Arrows with a smoky sky
Red Arrows
The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, is one of the world's premier aerobatic display teams, promoting the best of British.
Avro Lancaster at Duxford Air SHows
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
The iconic Hurricanes, Spitfires and Lancaster of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, fly to commemorate those who have fallen in the service of this country.
Great War Display Team at Duxford Air Shows
Great War Display Team
Expect mid-air theatre and dynamic display flying, including explosive Pyrotechnics, as we are transported back to the early days of aerial warfare.
Strikemaster pair with smoke against a blue sky
Strikemaster Pair
The BAC 167 Strikemaster was a development of the Jet Provost and used as a light attack aircraft.
Two Blades Extra aircraft, one is inverted
The Blades
The Blades Aerobatic Team is renowned worldwide for flying precision close-formation aerobatics to the highest level during their dynamic and cutting edge display.
Yak 3 Will Greenwood
Yakolev Yak 3 G-OLEG
This Second World War Soviet fighter proved to be a very capable dogfighter with outstanding maneuverability and high rate of climb.
AIRCO DH9 at IWM Duxford
De Havilland DH-9 E8894
This DH9 is one of two that can be seen at IWM Duxford and the only flying First World War bomber in the world. (FRIDAY DISPLAY ONLY)
P-51D Mustang flying towards the camera at sundown
P-51D Mustang 'Warhorse'
Formerly 'The Shark', this P-51D is now flown in the colours of USAAF Colonel Donald Blakeslee, 4th FG, RAF Debden, Essex.
Harvard at Duxford Air Shows
North American Harvard Mk.IV ‘Taz’
Harvard Mk.IV 'Taz' is used by Aircraft Restoration Company as a “Warbird” conversion training aircraft and is often used for aerial photography.
P-51D Mustang Miss Helen at Duxford Air Shows
North American P-51D Mustang 44-72216
P-51D 'Miss Helen' wears the colours of 352nd FG 487th FS who she originally flew with from RAF Bodney, Norfolk.
Line up subject to change and all confirmed flying is subject to weather and serviceability on the day.