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Benefits of Membership & Future of the Society

Author : Treasurer
Date : 13/10/2019 10:14

Please consider joining The Spitfire Society today as we have an exciting programme ahead and as a member you’ll be supporting it and have the opportunity to benefit and participate.


Members get 10% off our merchandise range using a coupon code found in the member’s area of the website. The member’s area also contains further benefits such as exclusive content and further discounts on museums.  We’ve just added over 300 images of Spitfires at the recent ...

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Review of the Manston Spitfire and Hurricane Museum’s Spitfire Simulator

Author : Treasurer
Date : 17/09/2019 08:11

I received a delightful invitation from Robert Westbrook (Trustee of the Museum) to undertake a test flight in their Spitfire simulator and discuss areas where the Society and Museum could co-operate for mutual benefit.

           The Simulator is contained within a cut down Spitfire fuselage with exterior screens that are connected to a fully integrated set of controls in the cockpit.  Access was relatively easy with some steps involved and the vision forwards was just ...

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The Spitfire Society Award

Author : Treasurer
Date : 21/05/2019 09:31

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Aksel Spitfire replica on the move

Author : Treasurer
Date : 26/03/2019 08:42

The Spitfire Society is happy to announce that our Spitfire replica Aksel was successfully moved from Beale Park today thanks to the professionalism of Active Transport Ltd. Hopefully after some restoration and repainting she will be joining the North East Land, Sea and Air Museums in Sunderland.

To find out more and contribute see http://www.spitfiresociety.org/donate-us....

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Discount models

Author : Treasurer
Date : 17/01/2019 08:48:13

Air Models are offering a discount scheme using the link below which also benefits the Society with a percentage of each sale being donated to our charitable objectives. We'll regularly publicise some of their great models in return. https://airmodels.net/?...

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Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 images

Author : Treasurer
Date : 09/10/2018 10:18:55

Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 images now available in the member's area of the website along with more exclusive content....

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Southampton memorials

Author : Treasurer
Date : 19/09/2018 06:07

Southampton has a number of memorials to the Supermarine workers and the Spitfire.

There is a plaque that commemorates the Supermarine workers killed during the Luftwaffe raids on the factory in September 1940, click here to find out more.  This is situated in Spitfire Court off Hazel Road in Southampton, underneath the Itchen Bridge.  Nearby on Hazel Road is a memorial commissioned by the Supermariners Association to RJ Mitchell.  The Royal Air Force ...

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Building My Own Replica Spitfire

Author : Dylan Jones
Date : 14/06/2018 05:57

Background

I had always been a keen aviation enthusiast from an early age. I was very lucky as a child in having parents that encouraged my hobbies and interests. A stable diet of all sorts of Airfix models and of course the Spitfire were built in many scales. I started with the simpler models before moving onto the larger and more complex offerings. The 1/24 Spitfire was the best, with it's rubber tyres and moving parts. The big change ...

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Society periodicals

Author : Treasurer
Date : 20/04/2018 06:11:10

The Spitfire Society is proud to announce that we now have a complete run of periodicals (1984-2018) available to members as digital files. This represents a treasure trove of information so why not join today at http://spitfiresociety.org/content-Membership … and start accessing our exclusive content....

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Patrons

Author : Treasurer
Date : 20/04/2018 06:16

The Spitfire Society is proud to announce that Yvonne Malan has kindly agreed to become a Vice-President of the Society.

Yvonne Malan was born in South Africa and educated at New College, University of Oxford. Her research interests include post-conflict reconstruction and transitional justice. She is the founder of the prestigious Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture at the University of Oxford. A former Oxford ‘Blue’, she is a keen runner, cricketer and boxer.

Yvonne will as part of ...

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