South East England
Arthur is in the south-east of England tackling some of the world's busiest airspace and, on the Isle of Sheppey finding the unlikely spot where British aviation first got off the ground. North of London, there's the home of airships - ancient and modern - and, in the region that led the fight in the Battle of Britain, one massive tick for Arthur's bucket list... a flight in a Spitfire.
World War I
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