Another two-seat Spitfire flies

FOLLOWING a three-year reconstruction into two-seat configuration by Historic Flying at Duxford, Aero Legends’ Spitfire IX NH341/G-CICK made its maiden flight from the Cambridgeshire airfield with John Romain at the controls on 11 March. He reported that the aeroplane had flown well, but the initial test flight had to be curtailed due to a problem with the carburettor on its Packard Merlin 266 engine.

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