A World War Two Spitfire that starred in films including the Battle of Britain and Pearl Harbour is undergoing a 300 thousand pound restoration.
Engineers at the Shuttleworth Collection near Biggleswade in Bedfordshire had thought the project would take 18 months.
However a painstaking six and a half years later they say the end is finally in sight. They hope the plane will be flying again next year.
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