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North American Harvard

History The Harvard originated as an entry for the US Army Air Corps “Basic Combat” aircraft competition in March 1937. The requirement was for a basic trainer capable of simulating the feel of a combat aircraft. The competition was won … Continue reading

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Osudy ceskoslovenskych Spitfiru

Osudy československých Spitfirů Vydáno u příležitosti 75. výročí příletu československých stíhacích perutí z Velké Británie do vlasti Issued on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the arrival of Czechoslovak fighter squadrons from Great Britain to their homeland. od / … Continue reading

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de Havilland Tiger Moth

History The de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth is a single-engine biplane light aircraft. It was developed principally to be used by private touring customers as well as for pilot instruction for both military and civil operators. It was a derivative … Continue reading

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Spitfire AR501 – 312 Sqn

More information on Spitfire AR501 here

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Czech Spitfires in the USA

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.

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1st Engine run for AR501

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.

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Spitfire TE566

A brief history about Spitfire TE566 of 312 Sqn.

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Spitfire AR501 restoration latest

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

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Kent Battle of Britain Museum

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. Téměř úplně skrytý za obytnou čtvrtí vybudovanou na bývalém letišti … Continue reading

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Recovery of Karel Pavlik´s Spitfire

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

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