Spitfire summer

RAF Museum Cosford is home to the world’s oldest Spitfire, and this year the facility will pay homage to one of the most iconic aircraft in history.
A Supermarine Spitfire Photo Reconnaissance PR XIX PM651 will be displayed alongside the world’s oldest Spitfire, a Mk1, as part of the Summer of Spitfire programme of events and activities. The two aircraft side by side will illustrate the diverse roles in which the Spitfire served, ranging from a fighter interceptor to high altitude photographic reconnaissance.
You can also sample Spitfire Virtual Reality, a brand-new experience which puts you in the cockpit, 10,000 feet in the air. Once visitors put on the VR goggles, they enjoy a fully interactive 360° panoramic view. The six-minute flight includes an insight in how the pilot handles the controls and a circuit of the airfield with low passes, swoops, banks and a loop-the-loop. The experience costs £5 per person and is suitable for visitors aged over 13.
The museum is open daily from 10am until 5 pm and admission is free. Visit rafmuseum.org/Cosford for more information.

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