Duncan Mason, an RAF Pilot, has told ITV News that he will be grinning for a week after flying the restored Spitfire.
The Spitfire took over a decade with a cost of around £800,000 to restore.
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West Midlands weather: It will remain cloudy and wet overnight, with some heavier bursts of rain likely at times.
East Midlands weather: It will stay cloudy overnight with further outbreaks of rain, likely to turn heavy at times later.