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Spitfire PR.XIX PS915 at RAF Coningsby today: VIDEO
Here’s some more video footage of Spitfire PR.XIX PS915 of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby today. Flight Lieutenant Antony ‘Parky’ Parkinson MBE was at the Spitfire’s controls. The Rolls-Royce Griffon-engined Spitfire had returned to Coningsby on August 18 after a major overhaul.
Exclusive interview with Spitfire PS915's pilot: VIDEO
Flight Lieutenant Antony ‘Parky’ Parkinson MBE of the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight talks exclusively to FlyPast about flying Spitfire PR Mk XIX PS915, which returned to RAF Coningsby on August 18 after a major overhaul. Filmed on the morning of August 19, just after Parky had performed ground runs in the Spitfire. Read about the Spitfire’s return to flight in the next issue of FlyPast – on sale September 1.
It’s hard to overstate the importance of Farnborough when it comes to Britain’s aviation history. Samuel Cody made the first ever powered flight from the north east Hampshire town in 1908, and Farnborough’s airshows over the years are the stuff of legends. Today, the airfield is still very much alive with aviation development work and commercial flying...
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