Warbird Restorations

‘Silver Spitfire’ Takes Flight

Boultbee Flight Academy’s Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX MJ271, aka the ‘Silver Spitfire’, has flown for the first time following her restoration with the Aircraft Restoration Company in Duxford, England. John Romain took the aircraft up for her […]

Warbird Restorations

Westland Lysander First Flight!

As twilight approached on a sultry, summer’s eve four days ago the Aircraft Restoration Company’s John Romain started up the Bristol Mercury engine in Westland Lysander Mk.IIITT V9312 in preparation for her first flight since […]

IWM Duxford

The Bristol Blenheim Flies!

As reported on Thursday, November 20th by Global Aviation Resource, the world finally has an airworthy Bristol Blenheim again. Under the golden light of the setting sun, the Aircraft Restoration Company’s owner and chief pilot John […]

Warbird Restorations

Spitfire Mk.Ia N3200 Flies Again

As reported on March 26, 2014 via Global Aviation Resource, Historic Flying Ltd. in Duxford, England successfully test flew the latest masterpiece to emerge from their workshops; Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia N3200. There are now four airworthy […]