‘This is wizard!’ 100-year-old woman who flew spitfires during the Second World War celebrates her centenary by getting behind the controls again

Mary Ellis as a Air Transport Auxiliary pilot during WW2

Tearing through the skies above the South Coast, two Spitfires evoke powerful memories of Britain’s wartime resilience.

Mary Ellis as a Air Transport Auxiliary pilot during WW2

But this stirring image holds a further poignancy – for in the cockpit of the lead aircraft sits Mary Ellis, celebrating her 100th birthday by recreating her […]