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Iconic Spitfire on show at 75th anniversary event at Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford

The Spitfire helped to defeat the German air attacks in 1940 Photo: Royal Air Force Museum

A flypast from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire was one of the highlights for visitors attending the 75th anniversary event at the Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford.

The Battle of Britain Weekend event, that took place this weekend, included a flypast on both days from the most famous British fighter aircraft in history.

The Spitfire won immortal fame during the summer months of 1940 by helping to defeat the German air attacks during the Battle of Britain.

The unmistakable Spitfire sound and silhouette flew over Shropshire this morning at around 11.25am.

Visitors at the 'Battle of Britain Weekend' event Credit: Royal Air Force Museum
The Spitfire could be seen and heard as it flew overhead at the museum Credit: Royal Air Force Museum