Firecracker Society was set up in March 1984 by the late Group Captain David Green: Spitfire pilot. Its one of a kind explanation behind existing was to association people all through the world whose lives had been affected with the whimsical World War II Spitfire plane. Since achieving the status of a comprehensively Registered Charity, CC299033, the Society has expanded its perspectives. It now reinforces the energy of the various flying fans of both sexual orientations and all ages who wish to support its focuses. The Spitfire Society's focuses are to a.
1. Energize understudies of flying, astronautics, flight history and related subjects to their most prominent favorable position.
2. Investigate, think about and study the enlightening and recorded estimation of the information relating to the Spitfire, its framework, change and operation.
3. Spread accurate information of evident and educational worth on flying subjects by strategy for presentations, classes, addresses and the generation of books and articles.
In 2009 the late Flt. Lt. Leonard Stillwell offered monies to the Spitfire Society. The legacy was to be used by the overall population all in all with a specific requesting for an area to be used by Eastern Wing: a splendid sign for the various years for being a bit of the Eastern gathering and helping on their stand at the yearly airshows at Duxford
The Spitfire Society conceded £2000 to the 70th remembrance orchestrating Group of RAF Harrow lager. The Spitfire Society and its Eastern Wing together allowed a £6888 blessing to the Maidenhead Heritage Center for a Spitfire Simulator, designated and arranged inside their new 'Grandma Flew Spitfires' office. Eastern Wing of the Spitfire Society conceded a £10,000 blessing to Flying Scholarships for the Disabled' which will pay for one understudy to have flying instructive cost, ground school and supporting exams.
The Spitfire Society is sorted out and worked by volunteers. Reliably an Executive Committee is picked at the Annual General Meeting to manage the step by step endeavors of the Society and to fulfill the sacrosanct objects of the Society. The present Chairman of the overall population is Jon Fellows.Read More»