Our main activity is aircraft restoration. Here a selection of a few sites about this topic
Czechoslovak Historic Flight An association busy ro restore or rebuild historic Czech aircraft http://www.historicflight.cz/flash_version/en/main/main.html
Memorial Flight The Memorial Flight is a non-profit organisation formed in 1988 which aims to preserve French and European aeronautical heritage. Thanks to a close partnership with the Musée de l'Air et de l'espace, our action is mainly centered on an interesting period of our history in the field of technology and mankind: the First World War. http://memorial.flight.free.fr/indexuk.html
Vintage Fabrics Ltd Welcome to the Vintage Fabrics Ltd Website. This site will be your guide to Clive and Linda Denney's company that specialises in dope and fabric and warbird paint schemes. http://www.vintagefabrics.co.uk/
North Star Association of Canada THE MISSION OF THE Project North Star Association of Canada (PNSAC) is to assist the Canada Aviation Museum in the restoration of its aircraft collection, as well as other related tasks that fall within its capabilities.
The Association will supply and organize resources essential to the restoration process. These include members skilled in areas such as aviation trades, research, administration and work management, engineering, information technology and fundraising. The PNSAC is dedicated to the preservation of Canada's aviation heritage. This site contains a very interesting restoration schedule see http://www.projectnorthstar.ca/pnspdf/NorthStarPrimer.pdf
British Aircraft Preservation Council Founded in 1967, the British Aviation Preservation Council links national, local authority, independent and service museum with private collections, voluntary groups and other organisations in the advancement of aviation preservation. http://www.jparkin.net/bapc/index.htm
De Havilland Support Ltd (DHSL) : DHSL founded in 2001, with the help of BAE to support De Havilland aircraft owners.. De Havilland Support Ltd is the Type Design Organisation for vintage and classic de Havilland Aircraft and the Beagle B121 Pup and the Scottish Aviation Bulldog Series
EAA Join the “Leader in Recreational Aviation” and over 170,000 EAA members in the enjoyment and excitement of aviation! EAA members enjoy many exclusive benefits, with a variety of membership options to meet your needs and interests
Copyzone Archiving Ltd : Welcome to Warbirdsrestoration.com Making Warbird drawings & manuals available to Restorers and Modellers Worldwide
Flug Werk GmbH : Brand new FW 190.
De Havilland Moth Club : The de Havilland Moth Club welcomes anyone with an interest in the classic aeroplanes designed and built by the de Havilland Aircraft Company at Stag Lane and Hatfield between the wars.
Fighter Collection : The Fighter Collection operates, rebuilds and maintains Europe's largest collection of airworthy WWII aircraft and is based at Duxford Airfield, in the UK. Run by a professional team of engineers and pilots for both airshow and film work, the aircraft fly all over Europe during the summer months to attend airshows from Austria to Switzerland. The fleet comprises of aircraft from the UK, USA, Germany, Russia and Italy - and the collection is constantly expanding as new aeroplanes are acquired.
Historic Flying Historic Flying Limited (HFL), based at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford (near Cambridge) UK, is a commercial organisation now dedicated to restoring Supermarine Spitfires of all marks to zero-time flying condition. It is the only such organisation that builds the aircraft to ‘as new’ condition for sale, as opposed to other bodies that restore for their owners’ collections or for trading. The company was originally set up to save the many Spitfires acting as gate guardians around the UK and further afield. So far the company has restored twelve Spitfires (approximately 30% of all Spitfires flying today) with another two in progress.
The Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration, and Storage Facility, located in Suitland, Md. is where the National Air and Space Museum preserves and stores aircraft, spacecraft, and other artifacts, and restores these artifacts to represent a specific period in their history.
GAVS Preserving the Italian aviation heritage since 1983. In the past century, Italy built some 30,000 aircraft. Of these, only about one hundred significant aircraft survive. Some are in danger. Too many, including those which took part in many great flights, exist only as photographs or fading memories.
The Aircraft Restoration
With a workforce of 15 full time engineers and CAA approvals in M3, M5, B1 and E4 the throughput of work is impressive. This renowned Company grew directly from the small but dedicated team that restored the two derelict wartime Bristol ‘Blenheim’ aircraft to an airworthy condition at Duxford Airfield. http://www.arc-duxford.co.uk/index.htm