Category Archives: Aircraft

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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Miroslav Liskutin flies again in a Spitfire

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

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