A Great Day Out and Lots To See

Blackpool Airport’s hangar 42 is a must go to destination for all military aviation enthusiasts. Focusing on WW2 and in particular the Spitfire and Hurricane, the hangar offers visitors the opportunity to view a full sized replica Spitfire MkVI (with D day invasion stripes), a Battle of Britain Mk2 Spitfire and Mk1 Hurricane.
Great day out 1

Spitfire MkVI

Great day out 2

Hurricane MkI

Inside the hangar, there are many WW2 aviation artefacts, including parts from a downed Junker JU88.

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The highlight of the visit is the opportunity to sit in a “fly” a mission in a full-sized Mk V Spitfire with a cinema sized view of the terrain.