The Spitfire Restoration Project received a very generous donation from Sam Bausch.
Donation of books, model cars to the Spitfire Restoration Project.
New Spitfire Restoration hangar celebrated at roof wetting event.
The excited new owners collected the keys to this one-of-a-kind Mustang and, in the process, made a valuable contribution to the overall restoration of Spitfire #5518.
On Thursday evening 28 November 2019 the SAAF Museum Spitfire restoration project came a step closer to reality with the reveal of a 5.0 L Ford Mustang, the first in a series of ten cars, that will raise R750 000.00 to rebuild the last remaining South African Air Force Spitfire.
Spitfire Restoration Project makes cover story in Engineering News Crowdfunding plan for resurrecting South Africa’s Spitfire We thank Engineering News and journalist Rebecca Campbell for publishing our story on the 25th of January 2019. Click on this LINK to read the full story in the online publication.
SAAF aircraft sketches donated by Bazil Kriel Bazil Kriel is currently the vice-chairman of the Pretoria Branch of the Friends and has been generous in his support of the project on many occasions, with donations of items which, in many cases, he has created himself. Once again, he has come up trumps, by drawing and
Spitfire clock donated by Janine van der Heever Janine van der Heever, a member of the SAGAMMA Special Interest Group of the Friends (South African Guild of Aviation, Military and Maritime Artists), has painted and constructed a very special ‘Spitfire clock’ which she has donated to the project. This will be auctioned with our other