Bay of Plenty Branch Meeting. 'Special Spitfire'

Date: Friday 3 November 2017; starting 5.30pm for 6:00p
Venue: Classic Flyers, 9 Jean Batten Dr, Mt Maunganui
Speaker: Barry Gillingwater
Subject: Special Spitfire

Barry has stepped into to deliver his story of a 'presentation' Spitfire which was funded by a London Borough to help in the defence of Great Britain after the Blitz.

He has been researching the history of the what he has called the Special Spitfire and what became of it - what we can expect is an interesting piece of history focused on this topic.

Barry is a recent Branch Member who has considerable experience in aviation both in the UK and more NZ, where before Tauranga he flew from Ardmore with ties to NZ Warbirds.

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