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Obituary Notices

Author : Treasurer
Date : 30/11/2022 08:33

Sub-Lieutenant Gerald Owen formerly of the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm flew Seafires during the Second World War.  An active member of the Society and associated with our Porthcawl Roundel.  Gerald having fallen at his home was taken to hospital and appeared to recover and intended returning home, unfortunately he passed away on 27 February 2022.Tim Davies (1938-2022) was the former owner and pilot of Spitfire MH434 between 1963 and 1967 and co-owner with John Fairey of ...

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Mobile Spitfire Simulator Update

Author : Treasurer
Date : 03/09/2022 11:16:44

Our mobile Spitfire simulators continue to progress with the Control Column, Rudder Pedal Module, Throttle Module and Seat for the second Simulator, along with the Seating System for the first. The latter is a fully working assembly: with the aluminium Seat, fully trimmed in leather and containing the Vibration Module, mounted onto the uprated Height Adjustment System Module.The computer and simulator software has now been ordered and should be installed ahead of our meeting of members at Enstone on ...

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Donation to the Society

Author : Treasurer
Date : 06/08/2022 10:39

The Society would like to thank one of our members who donated £1,000 from the estate of the late Trevor Robert Peters towards our Spitfire Fund campaign.  To find out more please visit https://www.spitfiresociety....

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New additions to the Archive

Author : Treasurer
Date : 28/06/2022 08:37

As part of our ongoing work to document and make accessible the Society's historical and reference collections, we also receive donations from our members and the public.  The items outlined have been recently collected and were apparently saved from Vickers-Armstrongs South Marston prior to closure.  Amazing to consider that the 1936 file concerning the Spitfire I contains the hand written and drawn work of those involved in the early development of the aircraft.  The annotations inside suggest ...

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Mobile Spitfire Simulator Update

Author : Treasurer
Date : 07/06/2022 04:25

Our Spitfire simulator continues to progress with the controls connected together under the supervision of Millie the cat!...

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Gordon Munro donation

Author : Treasurer
Date : 12/04/2022 08:20

Gordon Munro, a member of the Society has donated £350 towards our Miles for the Few/The Spitfire Fund.  The donation is in memory of his father pictured here as a member of 602 Squadron.  Gordon is particularly looking forward to having a flight in our mobile simulator and you can contribute by visiting https://www.spitfiresociety....

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Update on Mobile Spitfire Simulator

Author : Treasurer
Date : 12/04/2022 08:32:58

Update on Mobile Spitfire SimulatorPlease see the images below of the excellent progress on the building of our Spitfire simulator cockpit courtesy of Paul Fowler at Enstone. Please do check our their website at https://www.spitfireclub.co.uk/ for further details of the Spitfire experiences they offer. ACESquadron The Spitfire Tribute SquadronFor further details on our Spitfire Fund initiative see https://www.spitfiresociety.org/content-Spitfire-Fund...You can support our project by donating, becoming a member or purchasing our merchandise through the links ...

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Update on Mobile Spitfire Simulator March 2022

Author : Treasurer
Date : 11/03/2022 11:14

Please see the images below of the excellent progress on the building of our Spitfire simulator cockpit courtesy of Paul Fowler at Enstone.  Please do check our their website at https://www.spitfireclub.co.uk/ for further details of the Spitfire experiences they offer.For further details on our Spitfire Fund initiative see https://www.spitfiresociety.org/content-Spitfire-Fund,About-UsYou can support our project by donating, becoming a member or purchasing our merchandise through the links below.https://www.spitfiresociety.org/content-Donate,About-Ushttps://www.spitfiresociety.org/content-Membershiphttps://shop.spitfiresociety....

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Update on Mobile Spitfire Simulator

Author : Treasurer
Date : 13/02/2022 04:46:43

Please see the images below of the excellent progress on the building of our Spitfire simulator cockpit courtesy of Paul Fowler at Enstone.  Please do check our their website at https://www.spitfireclub.co.uk/ for further details of the Spitfire experiences they offer.For further details on our Spitfire Fund initiative see https://www.spitfiresociety.org/content-Spitfire-Fund,About-UsYou can support our project by donating, becoming a member or purchasing our merchandise through the links below.https://www.spitfiresociety.org/content-Donate,About-Ushttps://www.spitfiresociety.org/content-Membershiphttps://shop.spitfiresociety....

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4 Ways To Indulge In Your Passion For The Legendary Spitfire

Author : Mike James
Date : 09/12/2021 07:28:01

4 Ways To Indulge In Your Passion For The Legendary SpitfireAviation history has always been a subject of great fascination to man, but nothing beats our everlasting love affair with the legendary Spitfire. It’s more than an admiration for precision engineering; this iconic WWII fighter touches the core of British hearts. Are you obsessed with these most beloved vintage warbirds too? If you are, there’s no shortage of merchandise to delight the enthusiast. From keyrings to baseball caps, coffee mugs ...

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