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Dunkirk movie release

12 months since engaging with Warner Bros to deliver the aerial scenes for the movie Dunkirk, it is satisfying to see the superb reception of the film by critics and film goers alike. Spirit in the Sky worked solidly on the project identifying aircraft, pilots, base airfields, implementing paint schemes, seeking permits and providing technical Read More

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2016 Air show calendar

2016 Air Show Calendar

As we near the end of 2015, it is time to take a look at the 2016 air show calendar published so far for 2016. Classics such as the Flying Legends show and the Royal International Air Tattoo remain firm favourites with some new shows making a debut in 2016. This list will be updated Read More

Goodwood revival to honour 75th anniversary of the Batle of Britain

2015 Goodwood Revival to Honour “The Few”

In 2015 the Freddie March Spirit of Aviation Exhibition at the Goodwood Revival will pay tribute to the men and women of the RAF, 75 years on from the Battle of Britain. The exhibition will feature over 30 aircraft that were operational throughout the Battle of Britain including the Supermarine Spitfire, the Hawker Hurricane and Read More

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Stinson Gullwing flight test

In the August issue of Pilot magazine readers will see the Stinson Gullwing flight test undertaken by aviation old timer Pete Turner and assisted by Peter March. We flew the ex Curtis LeMay Stinson across to Gloucester for Pete Turner to put the aircraft through its paces. She drew quite a crowd on arrival at Read More

Spitfire Air Display

2015 Royal International Air Tattoo Fairford

In 2015 the RIAT air show at Fairford promises to be spectacular with VE celebrations dominating the theme this year. One of the biggest formations of WWII period aircraft will take place comprising the Bristol Blenheim, 5 Hawker Hurricanes, 12 Supermarine Spitfires and the Hispano Buchon with more aircraft to be confirmed. It is expected Read More

Spitfire Air Display

2015 Air Display Bookings

Now that Spring is well on the way, we have seen a large increase in bookings for private air displays all over Europe throughout the summer. Most in demand is of course the Spitfire PRXI along with the P51 Mustang and the stunning MKIIB Hawker Hurricane. Ensuring that people get to see these beautiful aircraft Read More

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1932 Waco UEC packing in Hamburg complete

On Wednesday last week Spirit in the Sky travelled back to Hamburg to prepare the our next restoration project for the journey from Hamburg to Enstone. This aircraft is around 70% complete and so great care was taken to ensure that the newly covered wings and fuselage were well secured to ensure that the risk Read More