Episode guide

Warbird Workshop

Series 1

Warbird Workshop

  • Spitfire

    On the legendary Battle of Britain airfield at Biggin Hill, a dedicated team of young engineers restore to flight a Spitfire that fought over Europe in 1944.

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  • Piper Cub

    A group of amateur pilots find their light plane has a glorious war record - and launch an ambitious project to rebuild the Piper Cub and restore its military markings.

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  • Westland Wessex

    A team of engineers fight to return a veteran Westland Wessex helicopter to the skies - 30 years after its last flight.

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  • DC3 (C47)

    A US Army Air Force C47 that dropped paratroopers on D-Day is at the centre of one of the UK's most ambitious warbird rebuilds.

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  • L39 Jet

    At St Athan in Wales, engineer John Sparks and his team of ex-Navy and RAF engineers begin the task of reassembling the Czech-built jet from nine parts delivered by lorry.

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  • Defender

    Aircraft restoration expert Mark Masters and his son James rebuild a 1943 US Army Aeronca Defender liaison plane for its German owner.

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Warbird Workshop

Series 2

Warbird Workshop

  • Hurricane

    With no plans to guide them, an elite team of expert engineers re-create a unique two-seater version of the legendary Hawker Hurricane fighter.

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  • MS315

    On a wartime bomber base in Lincolnshire, veteran engineer Gerry Cooper rebuilds two pre-war biplanes with glorious histories; the US Navy N3N and the Morane Saulnier 315.

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  • Waterbird

    The epic battle to rebuild The Waterbird, the Royal Navy's first seaplane. Filmed over 12 years, the labour intensive project tests veteran engineer Gerry Cooper.

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  • Sea King

    A Sea King rescue helicopter requires a new engine installing, as well as giant rotor blades and a 1970s computer system reviving, before it can return to the skies.

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