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The Battle Of Britain: Hitler's First Bloody Nose by Ron Powell

Author : Treasurer
Date : 07/05/2020 06:22

Retired RAF pilot and Society member, Ron Powell, is keen to let you know about his new illustrated book, The Battle of Britain - Hitler's First Bloody Nose, available as an ebook or paperback through this link to Amazon.

Ron says, 'In the run up to the 80th anniversary of the Battle, I've tried to produce a brief, coherent and highly readable narrative ...

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The Spitfire Society - pandemic update

Author : Treasurer
Date : 21/03/2020 09:18:25

The Spitfire Society has had to make a number of difficult decisions in light of the current pandemic situation.  We cancelled the screening of Secret Spitfires and associated tour in Southampton on 22 March 2020.  We've also had to postpone our AGM that was to be held on 30 May and now rescheduled for the 3 October 2020 at the Bristol Aerospace Museum.  However our website shop remains available and further merchandise is available on our

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Locating a Trophy

Author : Treasurer
Date : 04/03/2020 01:34

My name is Celia Lewis a Wood Sculptress for many years from Winterslow near Salisbury and in 1987 I was commissioned by the late Group Captain David Green(I presume on behalf of The Spitfire Society) to create a trophy from an original Spitfire propeller. He had seen my work at various shows and decided to entrust me with the project. 

I was informed that the trophy would be an annual award for the RAF fighter pilot and an ...

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Review of the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum

Author : Treasurer
Date : 16/02/2020 09:31:56

I received a delightful invitation from Katie Edwards (Director) of the Biggin Hill Memorial Museum to discuss areas of co-operation and in particular the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain this year. The Museum building has been designed to be non-obtrusive next to the Chapel which was modelled on a 1950s simplicity that would focus attention on memoralising 'The Few' and other pilots that lost their lives in operations during the Second World War. ...

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Benefits of Membership & Future of the Society

Author : Treasurer
Date : 13/10/2019 10:14

Please consider joining The Spitfire Society today as we have an exciting programme ahead and as a member you’ll be supporting it and have the opportunity to benefit and participate.


Members get 10% off our merchandise range using a coupon code found in the member’s area of the website. The member’s area also contains further benefits such as exclusive content and further discounts on museums.  We’ve just added over 300 images of Spitfires at the recent ...

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Review of the Manston Spitfire and Hurricane Museum’s Spitfire Simulator

Author : Treasurer
Date : 17/09/2019 08:11

I received a delightful invitation from Robert Westbrook (Trustee of the Museum) to undertake a test flight in their Spitfire simulator and discuss areas where the Society and Museum could co-operate for mutual benefit.

           The Simulator is contained within a cut down Spitfire fuselage with exterior screens that are connected to a fully integrated set of controls in the cockpit.  Access was relatively easy with some steps involved and the vision forwards was just ...

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The Spitfire Society Award

Author : Treasurer
Date : 21/05/2019 09:31

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Aksel Spitfire replica on the move

Author : Treasurer
Date : 26/03/2019 08:42

The Spitfire Society is happy to announce that our Spitfire replica Aksel was successfully moved from Beale Park today thanks to the professionalism of Active Transport Ltd. Hopefully after some restoration and repainting she will be joining the North East Land, Sea and Air Museums in Sunderland.

To find out more and contribute see http://www.spitfiresociety.org/donate-us....

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Discount models

Author : Treasurer
Date : 17/01/2019 08:48:13

Air Models are offering a discount scheme using the link below which also benefits the Society with a percentage of each sale being donated to our charitable objectives. We'll regularly publicise some of their great models in return. https://airmodels.net/?...

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Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 images

Author : Treasurer
Date : 09/10/2018 10:18:55

Royal International Air Tattoo 2018 images now available in the member's area of the website along with more exclusive content....

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