Scrambled Spitfire gets closer to take-off

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A businessman has spent almost seven years restoring a Spitfire from thousands of parts.

But Martin Phillips, 47, admits that he is still a long way from realising his dream of seeing the aircraft from the Second World War take to the skies again.

"I had a five-year plan, but that is shot - we are looking at another one or two years before it is finished," he said.

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