This is Joy Lofthouse, 92, one of the few surviving women to have flown Spitfire planes during World War II.
And last month she went up in a Spitfire again, at Boultbee Flight Academy in Chichester, for the first time in 70 years.
Joy and her sister, Yvonne MacDonald, joined the Air Transport Auxiliary 1943 after answering an advert in a flying magazine
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