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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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No. 313 (Czech) Squadron 1941 – 1945

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

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B24 Liberator

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311 Sqn book Published

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

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