Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXc MJ755, also known as the “Greek Spitfire” for its uncommon markings, flew again on Sunday 19 January 2020 for the first time since 1953. The aircraft, which was brought back to airworthiness by Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar, served on the Mediterranean front in 1944 and 1945 and was sold to Greece …
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Jan 23 2020
“Greek Spitfire” MJ755 returns to the skies
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Jun 18 2017
Messerschmitt Bf 109E “White 14” flies again in Biggin Hill
The Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3 W.Nr. 3579 (G-CIPB) “White 14” flew again at Biggin Hill on June 13, following completion by the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar.
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Sep 29 2016
First engine runs for Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar’s Bf 109E
The Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar’s Messerschmitt Bf 109E “White 14” recently made its first engine tests. The aircraft was built in 1939 and lost in 1942 on the Russian front. It was salvaged in 1992 and changed hands several times before reaching the UK where it is being restored and should fly again soon.
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Sep 02 2016
Collings Foundation Spitfire Mk IX performs first post-restoration flights
Spitfire Mk IX BR601 of the Collings Foundation recently performed its first flights after restoration by the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar. This aircraft is considered as the second production Mk IX and was restored accordingly.
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