Welcome to the Official Grace Spitfire ML407 Website


FLY IN THE GRACE SPITFIRE WITH HANDS ON EXPERIENCE – no deposit, payment is on the day of flight or two days in advance by transfer; a refund in full is offered if for any reason we do not fly that day.  We have completed our most successful 2017 Season and you can now register for 2018 dates. To obtain all information on flights in the Grace Spitfire email flights@ML407.co.uk  Remember when you fly in this genuinely historic Spitfire we give you a Flight Certificate and a Grace Spitfire Gift Pack.

 Your flight in the Grace Spitfire :

  • You can take control of the Spitfire during your flight guided by the pilot
  • You will be astounded at the flying characteristics of the Spitfire
  • The pilot can fly aerobatic and combat manoeuvres during your flight if you like
  • You will gain a sense of how it felt to be a Spitfire Fighter Pilot
  • You will soar through the sky with limitless ease in a manner never before felt
  • You will have a 35 minute experience, 25 minutes which is airborne time
  • Book this truly unique experience in the Grace Spitfire for cost of £2,790

About the Grace Spitfire:

  • Delivered by Jackie Moggridge, famous lady pilot of the ATA to front line Squadron
  • Was flown in more combat hours (320) than any other surviving Spitfire
  • Johnnie Houlton DFC flying ML407 shot down first enemy aircraft on D-Day
  • Remained operational in 7 front line Squadrons for entire last year of the War
  • Saved from being scrapped by conversion to two seat trainer in 1950
  • Was flown as Advanced Trainer for Irish Air Corps until 1960
  • Restored to flying condition by (the late) Nick Grace in 1985 in Cornwall
  • Owned and flown by the Grace family – Nick then Carolyn and Richard Grace
  • Maintained by the Grace family’s Maintenance Organisation – Air Leasing Ltd
  • The Spitfire of internationally acclaimed series ‘Spitfire Ace’
  • Flew in Top Gear Series, flying Richard Hammond
  • Flew James May in Toy Stories Series
  • Flew Sir David Jason in Battle of Britain ITV Series
  • Has remained operational (flying) for longer than any Spitfire