Spitfire

Scattering ashes from a Supermarine Spitfire – A fitting tribute

Scattering ashes from a Supermarine Spitfire – A fitting tribute By Maj James Feuilherade In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you shall return’ Genesis 3:19 This is a story, of one of

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Proposed Colour Schemes for Spitfire S/N 5518

Proposed Colour Schemes for S/N 5518 Article by Willie (Buskruit) Burger – Velddrif, 1st June 2016 A fascinating look at the history of Spitfire 5518 through the years. Spitfire TE 213 came off the Castle Bromwich production line in May 1945; at the very end of the Second World War. It was placed in storage

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The Spitfire restoration project – a step closer to reality

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.

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