I would like to own a Spitfire. It’s extremely unlikely that I ever would get the chance, but I’ve been following the news about the buried spitfires in Burma, and in December 2012 there was an update in the news: see Spitfires. (And maybe some are buried in Birmingham?)
Here’s another article, and it also discusses the Spitfires and the interest of the Boultbee flight academy, where someone could get training to fly. Maybe…
Here’s a blog on the World of Warplanes website, about the dig-up-the-planes project.
Unrelated link. A live google map showingcommercial aircraft flying, like air traffic control.