Welcome to Spitfire Association

Keeping the memory alive

Come in and find out about who we are, what we do, and learn about the magnificent Spitfire aircraft. Our site has been optimised for mobile devices so you can find the following information no matter where you are:
  • Spitfire history
  • Biographies of pilots and crew
  • Memorabilia
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Latest News and Announcements

  • Restorative Power

    "The Seafire XV" - naval version of the Spitfire While Sarah Hill and I were taping the first Central Missouri Honor Flight special in the Ozark Hangar at Columbia Regional Airport in January 2009, I noticed Jim Cooper working…Read more >

  • Unorthodox role for a Spitfire

    The underbelly of history. A lot of stories like this buried with the men who fulfilled the missions...  In the lighter moments of WWII, the Spitfire was used in an unorthodox role: bringing beer kegs to the men in Normandy. During the…Read more >

  • Water bombing forest fires

    Very courageous and skilled pilots. The shots of the pilot wrestling with the controls is revealing. The old company, Bombardier Aerospace, makes these.  They don’t ‘motor around” to fill the tanks, they touch down at approach speed, open the…Read more >

Featured Pilot Biographies

  • Blake, Alfred Henry "Harry"

    Alfred, or Harry as he was known to his friends, was born on the 21st November 1918 in Ararat, Victoria. He enlisted on the 14th September 1940, and after training he eventually ended up with 457 Squadron flying Spitfires. The photo is of 457
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  • Alford, Wally

    Wally was born in Sydney on the 25th March 1911. He enlisted on the 8th January 1940 and served in Darwin with the 457 Squadron as Adjutant with the rank of Flight Lieutenant. He was discharged on the 24th November 1944.  
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  • Armstrong, Hugo "Sinker" Throssell, DFC and Bar

    Hugo was born on the 9th June 1916 in Perth, Western Australia. He was the nephew of Captain Hugo Throssell VC of the 10th Light Horse Regiment. Captain Throssell was warded his VC at Gallipoli during World War One. Sinker, as he was known to his
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  • Andrews, Donald George DFC

    Don once commented that he had a charmed life, and was always in the right place to get promoted or the best jobs. It was a modest statement in light of the times he had while combating the Luftwaffe in the skies over England
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PO Box 6006, Pymble 2073
NSW, Australia
(02) 9144 2670
0412 433 512
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