This week friend of the Academy David Williams has been out and about promoting his latest children's book 'Grandpa's Great Escape', a story of a young boy and his grandfather's tales of being a Spitfire pilot in WWII.

As part of his research for the book David came to the Boultbee Flight Academy for a Spitfire flight in our 2-seat Spitfire G-ILDA. You might have caught some of the footage of that flight on BBC Breakfast this week:

We wish David the very best of success, as Grandpa himself says in the book "I'll see you in the skies. Up, up and away!"

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