Rosalie Fox, author of ‘A Tale of Wild Geese’, donates books to the project.
The Spitfire Restoration Project celebrated the completion of the new roof for its restoration hangar at Air Force Mobile Deployment Wing (formerly AFB Swartkop) in a special ceremony on the 1st of July 2023
June 2023 Spitfire Restoration Project Update Report Our Project Lead, Ian Grace, has shared the Project’s latest news and updates in this report. Enjoy catching up on the Spitfire Restoration Project news! As always, reach out to us should you have questions or if you want to get involved! DOWNLOAD REPORT Powered By EmbedPress BACK
We are grateful to Nico Brandt for his 3/4 Scale Spitfire donation!
Spitfire Restoration Project Joins The Elders Flight Day The Spitfire Restoration Project was honoured to be invited to participate in The Elders Flight Day at Brakpan Airfield on April 22nd, 2023. The event, which aimed to provide more than 300 elders with the opportunity to fly for the first time, was organised by Felix Gosher.
Painting handover at Elders Flight Day, 22nd of April 2023 As many of you may have read in our previous news the Spitfire Restoration Project Hangar roof was recently completed at AFB Swartkop, Centurion. The funding for the roof was made possible by Col Tony Smit fundraising in America, Dave Evans selling hundreds of plastic model aircraft, and
Restoration hangar gets a roof We have exciting news regarding the progress of the Spitfire Restoration Project. Our Project Hangar has a roof! A massive thank you to Mike Hoepper for overseeing the roof installation. The project’s hangar is being built at the Air Force Base Swartkop, in Centurion. We are hugely indebted to Mr Felix
Aviation artist Darryl Legg, supports the Spitfire Project We are privileged to have a new artist supporting our project – the incredibly talented aviation artist Darryl Legg. Darryl has offered us the right to print copies of his painting of Spitfire 5518, an incredibly detailed painting of our Spitty, which we are restoring. He has
Jann Knobel donated the baby Spitfire built by the late Peter Knobel to the Spitfire Restoration Project.
Ben Jonkers, an artist from Hillcrest in Kwazulu Natal, donated a painting of Spitfire 5518 AX-K to the project.