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Added during 2013

2013-03-18

I received the following photograph from Mr Don McNaughton, together with the following information and request for more info. “I have been doing some ...

Added during 2012

2012-11-09

American country music artist Dwayne O’Brien performed his song “We Remember” at the annual convention of the International Council of Air Shows last December ...

2012-07-03

After the Battle of Britain, most of the German Luftwaffe formations were withdrawn leaving only two units to defend the Kanalfront. JG26 “Schlageter” and ...

2012-06-24

The next capital project of the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon is the Battle of Britain Beacon – a new striking building and ...

2012-02-24

Among a handful of people which came to be intimately coupled with the development of the Spitfire is Jeffrey Quill, a RAF officer who ...

2012-02-22

A few weeks ago I was pleasantly surprised to receive an email containing a unique photos of various Spitfires. You can image my surprise when I found out that these were sent personally by one of the surviving Battle of Britain pilots...

2012-02-11

Desperately in need of modern fighters, France took a keen interest in the Spitfire as early as 1939. A single Spitfire Mk I was ...

2012-02-10

Vladimir Urbanek sent us his brand new drawing entitled “RAF Duty”, showing another Spitfire of No. 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron. The scene depicts one of ...

Added during 2011

2011-12-23

In October 2011, a group of amateur aviation historians have unearthed the wreckage of a Spitfire in Northern France near the village of Hardifort. Its discovery was accidental: a film crew making a World War Two documentary was excavating what they believed was the wreckage of a downed Czech aircraft when they realised that they came across a different crash site...

2011-07-06

This is a photo of Polish Sgt Wlodzimierz Chojnacki in his Spitfire, possibly taken at Northolt or Kirton in Lindsey in 1942. This gentleman ...