Prince Harry fires engine of Spitfire during Sussex visit

Prince Harry climbed into the cockpit of a Spitfire and started the engine during a visit to the Boultbee Flight Academy in West Sussex this afternoon.

Prince Harry climbed into the cockpit of a Spitfire and started the engine.
Prince Harry climbed into the cockpit of a Spitfire and started the engine. Credit: Press Association

He was there to lend his support to the launch of a flight scholarship for injured ex-servicemen.

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