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Category Archives: Aircraft
The opportunity to see Spitfire Vc, AR614 DU-Z, often flow by W/Cmdr Tomáš Výbíral and Spitfire LF Mk IXe SL633, JT-10, often flow by F/Lt Karel Pošta, both of 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron.
On 30 April 2017, former 310 Sqn and 312 Sqn, Spitfire AR501 has its maiden engine run after a 10 year rebuild. More details on AR501 here and its rebuild here.
A brief history about Spitfire TE566 of 312 Sqn.
Spitfire AR501 is the only potentially airworthy Spitfire in Europe which has a genuine Czechoslovak RAF pedigree. For the past few years she has been undergoing a major restoration program at the Shuttleworth Collection but before too long should be … Continue reading
Nearly hidden away because of a housing estate built on the former airfield ay RAF Hawkinge is a jewel of aviation history known at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum. Whilst now a very impressive museums, it had very humble … Continue reading
De berging van Karel Pavlik’s Spitfire in 1997 Recovery of Karel Pavlik´s Spitfire in 1997 – near Dranouter in West Flanders, Belgium Exkavace Spitfiru Karla Pavlíka v r. 1997 – nedaleko vesnice Dranouter v západních Flandrách v Belgii On 5 … Continue reading
No. 313 (Czech) Squadron 1941 – 1945 compiled by Phil H. Listermann A 44 page study of this unit which includes history, the men who flew with it, details on losses, claims, statistics with 53 photos – including two in … Continue reading
311 Squadron Now Published a preview available here: Available from online book stores or the publisher MMP Books. A review of this book is here
Earlier this year 93 year young, great-grandfather, S/Ldr Miroslav Liškutín DFC, AFC was reunited with Spitfire Mk IXc, MK912, an aircraft he had last flown in 1944 whilst serving during WW2 with 312 Sqn of the RAF. Začátkem letošního roku, … Continue reading