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  1. Starfighter Meets SpitfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Model Airplane News

    ... a pilot figure from Tailored Pilots in the UK, so it's truly international endeavor. The 1/4.2-scale Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX model was built by U.S. modeler Simon Bartlett and is piloted here by Austrian Thomas Gass. It's a CARF kit and is ...

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  2. Brean Classic Car Show a success with hundreds of cars on showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | This is The West Country

    Visitors were treated to an exhibition of hundreds of classic vehicles at the Beachside Holiday Park in Brean on Sunday. The event was held in aid of the Dorset Air Ambulance, and there was also a special flypast by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's iconic WW2 fighter aircraft, the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane.

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  3. Spitfires and more at Flying Legends Air Show at IWM DuxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Crow

    ... Chance Vought F4U Corsairs and 12 Supermarine Spitfires, including three Mark I variants and a Mark V Supermarine Spitfire, which will make its worldwide debut at the Flying Legends Air Show. World War One is represented by a replica Albatros D III, ...

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  4. 2016 Fly-In features vintage planes and cars, food, plane rides and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Courier-Tribune

    ... a special silver color scheme with RAF insignia and dubbed "Flitfires," a wordplay on the RAF's famed Supermarine Spitfire fighter. A number of these aircraft have survived to the present day in private hands, including the NC 1776 now on display at ...

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  5. Racing legend Sir Stirling Moss will appear at Bicester Heritage Flywheel FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Oxford Mail

    ... event this summer." The event will include a host of historic vehicles and aircraft including Supermarine Spitfire IX MH434, P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft and displays from the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain memorial Flight and the Tiger 9 group, ...

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  6. 2016 Fly-In features vintage planes and cars, food, plane rides and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Courier-Tribune

    ... a special silver color scheme with RAF insignia and dubbed "Flitfires," a wordplay on the RAF's famed Supermarine Spitfire fighter. A number of these aircraft have survived to the present day in private hands, including the NC 1776 now on display at ...

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  7. Duxford News: - Dramatic plans; American Air Days and Open...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... the period before America and Britain became official allies in the Second World War, while IWM's Supermarine Spitfire Mark I flying alongside a Spitfire IX and a Hurricane, will represent the American pilots who volunteered to serve in the RAF ...

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  8. Durafly Spitfire Mk5 1100mm (PnF) Desert Scheme [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    The Supermarine Spitfire is THE defining aircraft of World War 2 and following on from the Mk1a the Mk5 represents the pinnacle of early Spitfire development. After the defensive campaign of the Battle of Britain, the RAF, RCAF and the USAAF moved steadily onto the offensive and the Mk5 became part of the spearhead of overall allied strategy, including air operations over France, North Africa and later during the Italian campaign.

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  9. Torbay Airshow will be a no-drone zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | This Is South Devon

    ... Air B200, and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight aircraft - the Hawker Hurricane, Avro Lancaster and Supermarine Spitfire as well as The Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team, the flagship team for the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment. READ ...

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  10. Torbay Airshow adds spectacular Sea Vixen to its line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | This Is South Devon

    ... Air B200, and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight aircraft - the Hawker Hurricane, Avro Lancaster and Supermarine Spitfire as well as The Tigers Freefall Parachute Display Team, the flagship team for the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment. The ...

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  11. Fairbanks man hopes to fly replica WWII SpitfireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The World War II fighter plane taking shape in Bruce Dunkle's garage is starting to look more a relic from the Battle of Britain and less like a construction project.

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  12. CVHF 2015 James Holland Pop-Up History cr Martin CookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Western Gazette

    ... days) flying in the UK, a Fairey Swordfish, an Auster, a Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk, a Hawker Hurricane, a Supermarine Spitfire XIX, a Supermarine Spitfire IX, a Vought F4U Corsair and a Yakovlev Yak-3. Co-chairman of the Festival James Holland said: ...

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  13. Thousands descend on Hampshire for huge country show: What's on and whenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Daily Echo

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  14. Day Trip Discoveries: Vintage planes soar May 21 at Paine Field Aviation DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | My Edmonds

    ... six surviving Tigercats. You can also see a Canadair T-33 Silverstar, Beechcraft Staggerwing D-17 and Supermarine Spitfire - an agile fighter plane that flew from 1936 to 1957, served four Air Forces and played a vital role in winning the Battle of ...

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  15. Wish granted as Thomas finally gets to reach for skyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Borders Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Ancrum's Thomas Mcdonald was keen to serve his country as a Spitfire pilot during the Second World War but never got the chance.

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  16. Estate set to host inaugural showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Basingstoke Gazette

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  17. Trailblazer for women's equality who flew fighter planes during Second World WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    When a working-class girl from a Gloucestershire market town became one of the first-ever women to pilot 50 Spitfires, eyebrows were raised, The New Day reports The majority of people selected to fly fighter planes in the Second World War were men from wealthy, private-school backgrounds. Eighty years ago, in 1936, the very first Spitfire made its maiden flight from Eastleigh Aerodrome, Hampshire, soaring over the site of the Supermarine factory where thousands of the fighter aircraft would eventually be made throughout the war.

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  18. Plaque commemorating RAF pilot that died during Battle of Britain on display at airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Braintree and Witham Times

    ... thanks to the investment of the Stobart Group . These periods are reflected by images of the Supermarine Spitfire, Bristol Freighter and Airbus 319 lasercut into the stainless steel of the beacons. The beacons are illuminated from the interior with ...

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  19. George is on Cloud 9 after fulfilling Spitfire dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Shields Gazette

    ... that one day I would fly one." When Mr Heron had to retake an English exam in the Navy, he chose the Supermarine Spitfire as his subject - and passed with flying colours. Mr Heron, who now lives in County Durham, added: "In September my wife and I ...

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  20. Fly-pasts planned for Manawatu and Rangitikei Anzac Day ceremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Manawatu Standard

    The 1944 Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX, based at the Biggin Hill hangar at RNZAF Ohakea, will fly over the region on Anzac Day to coincide with various commemorative services. The Spitfire.

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