July 2020

10th July 2020 – Alan Matlock on Facebook

Hazel Hill, the youngest Spitfire Maker?

Image by Alan Matlock – The Spitfire Makers Charitable Trust

Without the mathematical calculations that this 13 year old girl helped to make, the Spitfires taking to the air at the start of the Battle of Britain, 80 years ago, would have been decisively outgunned.Trailer for tomorrow’s documentary…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/…/battle-of-britain-the…

30th July 2020 – Alan Matlock on Facebook

Keep a lookout on this Saturday at about 3.32 pm for the NHS Spitfire Flypast.

Please find attached flypast route of the ” NHS SPITFIRE ” Flypast over the “Southampton General Hospital ” at 3.32 pm coming from Poole / Christchurch before heading up to Basingstoke.

www.aircraftrestorationcompany.com/nhsspitfire

Spitfire Makers have recently heard of one lady who would have loved it. The memories of Florence, “Flossie” Lee were sent to us by her son, Rex Budd, and are now featured in one of our Spitfire Makers pennants. We would love to hear from anyone with similar family members’ memories to share.

Image by Alan Matlock – The Spitfire Makers Charitable Trust
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