There are two airworthy Supermarine Spitfire Tr.9s based in Goodwood, MJ627 and SM520. Here's the latter one firing up its 1,650 cubic inch V12 for your acoustic pleasure.
Goodwood is home to the Boultbee Flight Academy, the only place where you can learn how to fly a Supermarine Spitfire. There are only about fifty airworthy ones left, and Goodwood hosts two of them. And they need to work on them.
Lotus tasked itself with repairing a painstakingly accurate replica of a Spitfire fighter plane in preparation for the Battle of Britain's 70th Anniversary. Hey, can you think of anyone else with such an expertise in fiberglass?