Spitfire Spectacular - The Ultimate Spitfire Airshow Collection (DVD)
The ultimate, action-packed DVD collection of uncut official films from the greatest Spitfire rallies ever staged.
The ultimate thrills from Britain's best-loved fighter plane, and the hero of the Battle of Britain.
This extra-length two DVD collection features footage and full, uncut official films of the three greatest massed Spitfire rallies ever staged: the Spitfire Diamond Jubilee Air Show (1996), the Duxford Battle of Britain 60th Anniversary Air Show (2000) and the 70th Anniversary Air Show (2006).
It features stunning solo displays, breathtaking massed Spitfire formation flights, aerobatic and low level sequences as well as the rare sight of Spitfires flying formation with other WWII veteran warbirds and recreating exciting dogfighting sequences. Many different Marks are included in the action. Special cockpit mini-cams offer a unique pilot’s eye view, while both ground and air-to-air cameras capture the aircraft in all its splendour.
Spitfire Spectacular also includes exclusive behind-the-scenes material from the Spitfire rallies, as well as featuring interviews with veteran Spitfire pilots and the new generation of pilots who keep these magnificent aircraft flying and thrilling the crowds today.
What the press said:
‘…absolutely fascinating’ – Practical Family History
Running Time: 280 minutes
Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
Release Date: 6 Nov. 2006