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    Mabel gets a new heart

    August 29th, 2012 | Blog | Chris Fairfax | No Comments

    As the project progress I am pleased to announce that Mabel is finally getting a new heart. The pictures below are just some of the first of the main block, cylinders, connecting rods, head bolts and crank shaft. This is a very exciting step towards completion and we cannot wait to get it fitted and […]

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    Introducing Mabel

    May 30th, 2012 | Blog, Slides | Chris Fairfax | No Comments

    Say hello to Spitfire EE602, which we have now called “Mabel” She is a Mk VC Spitfire built in 1942 at the Westland factory in Somerset. Mabel has taken part in 100’s of sorties during her life up until 1943 when she was involved in a taxying incident. Due to the incident she was dismantled and […]

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    Goodwood Revival 2011

    May 25th, 2012 | Blog, Slides | Chris Fairfax | No Comments

    In September 2011 we attended the Goodwood Revival festival which is simply a magical step back in time and see the sights and hear the sounds of motor sport in the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. 2011 also featured a fleet of spitfires to mark the celebration of a 75 year relationship between the airfield and […]

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