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Alex James learns to fly a Spitfire

Telegraph columnist and Blur bassist Alex James fulfills a lifelong dream - flying a Spitfire. Alex was given the chance to join the Boultbee Academy, a Goodwood- based flying school that compresses as much as possible of what actual trainee spitfire pilots learned, into a two-day course. Teaching begins, just as it did in the Thirties and Forties with a Tiger Moth, progressing to a more powerful Harvard before moving on to the Spitfire on day two. "Probably all men dream of being a pilot at some time or another and all pilots want to fly a Spitfire," said Alex. "And it is one of those rare things that is even better than it sounds on paper. Or you could possibly imagine it would be." Read Alex's emotional account of his flight in The Sunday Telegraph's Life section and online at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/9605171/Alex-James-flies-a-Supermarine-Spitfire.html Watch more: Spitfire takes to the skies again after 71 years: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oh1S-C1r_mA Pilot's eye view from a Lancaster bomber: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqiVTLBl3FQ Alexei Sayle test drives the Ferrari 458 at Goodwood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNPP6szsPXg

Videos

Spitfire Ace 1 of 4 - First Of The Few

Four young pilots are given the chance to compete for the nine hours of operational training that a Battle of Britain pilot would have received and – in the ...

The Prodigy - Spitfire

This is The Prodigy's video for Spitfire. http://www.theprodigy.com.

The Spitfire and the Lancaster - Australian Documentary

Classics.

Spitfire (Original Mix) - Porter Robinson (HD)

This is the title song off of Porter Robinson's upcoming full-length album "Spitfire". Album drops on September 15th! Expect it on iTunes, Beatport, and Amaz...

Spitfire Gun camera actual combat footage - Battle of Britain - RAF

They called them Spitfires.The clue is in the name. Actual combat footage of aerial warfare. World War 2. This is not a political film. Battle of Britain tit...

Top Gear the Spitfire challenge

Jeremy, Richard and James fulfilling their and almost every man's childhood dream, to fly the mighty Spitfire.

Cockpit footage from Biltema Spitfire displaying at Jarlsberg Airshow 2012

Visit from Pär Cederkvist 21/8-12 prior to Jarlsberg Airshow sunday 02. sept 2012. Normal Quality video for faster download. Cockpit footage from operating t...

Martin Phillips' Spitfire last aircraft at Filton rebuilt by Aerial Museum's John Hart December 2012

Then we go to Filton Airfield which closed at the end of 2012. http://www.savefiltonairfield.org http://www.facebook.com/groups/230405333660236/ Aircraft Eng...

Spitfire The Pursuit Of A Dream

Documentary about the restoration of a Mk 22 Spitfire in the late 70s and its first flight in 1980. from the cover of the DVD: "John McVicar Malloch 8th Octo...