This year's carnival offers you the opportunity to experience the site smell and sound of the iconic RAF Spitfire. This is a unique opportunity to be up close to this Spitfire EN 398, which first flew in March 1936, and fought during World War 2 and the Battle of Britain.
We are excited to be able to offer a limited number of unique Spitfire experiences where you will sit in the cockpit and start the Rolls Royce 27 Litre engine which will run for approximately one minute and be taken up to full power. One of the experienced and knowledgeable crew will give you a briefing and you will be able to take pictures or video of your experience.
This is a unique experience, the Spitfire EN 398 is the only Spitfire in the world, which has a full original cockpit and working engine. The cost is £40 per session for the full experience. You can sit in the cockpit for £10 this is only bookable on the day and subject to availability
This experience is limited to just 7 sessions during the afternoon. You will need to pay a £10 deposit to secure your booking. You may cancel your booking up to 48 hrs before your experience starts after this or for late arrivals no refund will be issued. The cost of the experience is £40.Book your experience