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Progress continues on the restoration of Spitfire RW388 by the Medway Aircraft Preservation Society Limited (MAPSL). Much of the focus early on has been on the aircraft’s Merlin engine – arguably almost as much of a Second World War icon as the Spitfire itself. Progress Report The Merlin 266 has been fully cleaned and painted, […]
Late in 2018 I took a trip to visit the Medway Aircraft Preservation Society at Rochester Airport. The team have been busy on the restoration of Spitfire RW388 and work will continue in 2019. One of the big jobs has been to strip away layers of paint from the wings and fuselage in order to […]
The Spitfire has left the museum to begin an incredible new adventure. It has been restored and returned to Stoke-on-Trent as the star of a new display. The aircraft will be unveiled in its new home in September 2021. It’s a pretty exciting time for the City’s Spitfire, which returned from more than 3 years […]
Last week saw Spitfire RW388 return to the museum after more than 3 years away at the workshops of Medway Aircraft Preservation Society Ltd. The aeroplane arrived in four main pieces: fuselage, tail and the two wings. Each was craned onto the new cafe terrace and wheeled into the building, under the careful supervision of […]
We were delighted to see these Staffordshire Hoard inspired cushions created by pupils at St. Luke’s CE School, Silverdale. The children looked for information in ‘The Story of the Dig, Staffordshire Hoard on Tour’ They also looked at some beautiful images of the Staffordshire Hoard. The children selected a sentence to reproduce on to their […]