Prince Harry, who was expected to fly in the back-seat of a Spitfire during the Battle of Britain Day Flypast on 15 September (the Prince’s 31st birthday) elegantly stepped down and gave his seat to Tom Neil, a 95-year old Battle of Britain veteran whose ride was canceled due to mechanical problems.
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Sep 17 2015
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Aug 15 2015
On Battle of Britain day, September 15th, a formation of 45 aircraft will take off from Goodwood aerodrome36 Supermarine Spitfires, 8 Hawker Hurricanes and the only airworthy Bristol Blenheim. The formation will be led from the back seat of a twin-seat Spitfire by Wing Commander Tom Neil, DFC, AFC, AE, a 95-year old Battle of …
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