Inside The Spitfire Factory

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 7 - The Great British Spitfire Restoration

3.0 6 x
...Restoration: This documentary follows a dedicated team of restorers as they attempt to completely rebuild a 1943 Mark IX Spitfire and get her back into the air.

November 2, 2020

3.0 28 x
Brand new series: After two years of hard work, the Spitfire is nearly complete and the team prepare for the maiden flight, but will she fly? Peter gets ready for his next project. (Ep6)

October 26, 2020

2.5 23 x
Brand new series: Factory owner Peter puts the newly restored Merlin through its paces and pilot Jez explores the little-known history of the Spitfire as a reconnaissance aircraft. (Ep5)

October 19, 2020

3.0 15 x
Brand new series: With their warbirds due to play a starring role in the Biggin Hill air show, the team get their restorations back to the paint shop for some crucial wing components. (Ep4)
Series 1

Series 1, Episode 3 - Episode 3

3.0 49 x
Brand new series: The team take on the biggest challenge of the restoration - attaching the wings - and veteran Hurricane pilot Archie McInnes tells his astonishing story of survival. (Ep3)

Series 1, Episode 2 - Episode 2

3.0 30 x
Brand new series: The team get their newly-built fuselage off to the paint shop. Restoration guru Steve gets to work on a long-forgotten cousin of the Spitfire - the Hawker Typhoon. (Ep2)

Series 1, Episode 1 - Episode 1

4.0 50 x
Brand new series: A team of dedicated engineers and enthusiasts turn the 1943 Mark IX Spitfire from rusty remains into flying legend. The team get to work on the Spitfire's fuselage. (Ep1)