The British royal commemorates his military scholarship with a trick flight in this just-released video

By Lindsay Kimble
April 04, 2015 05:50 PM

While Prince Harry‘s military career is coming to an end, the royal still likes to have fun in the cockpit!

Buckingham Palace recently shared a video dating back from August, showing the smiling prince as he rolled a Spitfire plane alone the Isle of Wight coastline in England. Harry’s flight was a promotion for his Endeavor Fund backed Spitfire Scholarship, which he launched in 2014 to offer training for wounded servicemen and women.

Harry, 30, was a passenger in the flight, and is seen laughing and cheering when the pilot takes control of the plane for the trick. When they land, Harry can be heard remarking that “all good things must come to an end.”

The flight was part of a visit to two of the Scholarship winners, Alan Robinson and Nathan Forster. As part of the scholarship, both men will fly with 35 Spitfires and Hurricanes this September on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

The Prince, who is set to leave the British Army after 10 years of service in June, will finish out his service with a secondment to the Australian Defense Force.

Starting Monday, Harry will begin his four week stay Down Under, and he will later join his father Prince Charles in Turkey on April 24 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Australian and New Zealand Gallipoli campaign. Harry previously served alongside Australians during his two tours of Afghanistan.

The trip means he will likely miss the birth of his new royal niece or nephew, the second child for Prince William and Princess Kate.

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