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Author : Treasurer
Date : 20/09/2020 08:46:10

For Society members please can you do ‘selfie’ video or get someone else to do a video with a mobile. We would suggest the following subjects:
How did they know about Spitfire Society?
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Secret Spitfires Memorial press release

Author : Treasurer
Date : 26/08/2020 10:33

V FOR VICTORY!

SALISBURY’S SECRET SPITFIRES MEMORIAL IS A GO

  • Full-size Spitfire replica has been built
  • She travelled to Salisbury in three parts today, 7th August
  • She will be stored at the Boscombe Down Aviation Collection, Old Sarum, until next Summer
  • Over £75,000 raised in 10 months 
  • Fundraising efforts continue to ensure ...

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First Corporate Sponsor & Centenary Project press release

Author : Treasurer
Date : 26/08/2020 10:53

Press Release For immediate release 

The Spitfire Society announces first corporate sponsor & centenary project for the first flight of the Spitfire - 2036 


The Spitfire Society is proud to announce our first corporate sponsor in Spitfire Doors. A Spitfire Door is the perfect fusion of security, substance and style. Each door and frame is meticulously engineered by combining substantial aluminium sections with hi-tech options like automatic locking. Spitfire Doors are widely specified in Germany, Austria ...

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The Battle Of Britain: Hitler's First Bloody Nose by Ron Powell

Author : Treasurer
Date : 07/05/2020 06:22

Retired RAF pilot and Society member, Ron Powell, is keen to let you know about his new illustrated book, The Battle of Britain - Hitler's First Bloody Nose, available as an ebook or paperback through this link to Amazon.

Ron says, 'In the run up to the 80th anniversary of the Battle, I've tried to produce a brief, coherent and highly readable narrative ...

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The Spitfire Society - pandemic update

Author : Treasurer
Date : 21/03/2020 09:18:25

The Spitfire Society has had to make a number of difficult decisions in light of the current pandemic situation.  We cancelled the screening of Secret Spitfires and associated tour in Southampton on 22 March 2020.  We've also had to postpone our AGM that was to be held on 30 May and now rescheduled for the 3 October 2020 at the Bristol Aerospace Museum.  However our website shop remains available and further merchandise is available on our

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Locating a Trophy

Author : Treasurer
Date : 04/03/2020 01:34

My name is Celia Lewis a Wood Sculptress for many years from Winterslow near Salisbury and in 1987 I was commissioned by the late Group Captain David Green(I presume on behalf of The Spitfire Society) to create a trophy from an original Spitfire propeller. He had seen my work at various shows and decided to entrust me with the project. 

I was informed that the trophy would be an annual award for the RAF fighter pilot and an ...

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Review of the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

Author : Treasurer
Date : 16/02/2020 09:31:56

I received a delightful invitation from Katie Edwards (Director) of the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum to discuss areas of co-operation and in particular the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain this year. The Museum building has been designed to be non-obtrusive next to the Chapel which was modelled on a 1950s simplicity that would focus attention on memoralising 'The Few' and other pilots that lost their lives in operations during the Second World War. ...

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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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