Spitfire takes to the sky 60 years on

The restored Spitfire Credit: ITV Calendar

After more than a decade's worth of restoration at a cost of around £800,000, one of the last of the Spitfires has taken to the skies over Lincolnshire for its first flight in almost 60 years.

The Spitfire flying high in the sky Credit: ITV Calendar

As from next year, the restored Spitfire will be used in displays as part of the RAF's Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

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Spitfire Restoration

£800,000 and a decade later, one of the last of the Spitfires has taken to the skies over Lincolnshire.