Loch Ewe Spitfire 6/7 May

Loch Ewe Spitfire 6/7 May

Postby qwerty on Sat 29 Apr 2017, 10:45 pm

As part of a celebration of WW2 convoys using Loch Ewe the HAC Spitfire has been booked to display. It is rare to see warbirds in North Scotland and any help with timing,display location and base would be welcome. I expect that Inverness airport will be the launch point, Charlie Brown has been several times to the airport.
Event...includes ground Spit replica, air display will be PM both days

Re: Loch Ewe Spitfire 6/7 May

Postby qwerty on Tue 02 May 2017, 5:31 pm

Display times 1450..1500

Re: Loch Ewe Spitfire 6/7 May

Postby borismorris on Tue 02 May 2017, 5:51 pm

I wish I was up the North West Highlands most of the time but this is extra special.
I hope the weather is good for you if you're attending this event.

Re: Loch Ewe Spitfire 6/7 May

Postby Pen Pusher on Fri 05 May 2017, 7:28 pm

From HAC Facebook

HAC has completed its first flight of the season, a ferry flight to Newcastle in Spitfire BM597 Charlie will take her to Inverness tomorrow from Newcastle ready for the Loch Ewe festival, commemorating the Atlantic Convoys.

Display timing is 1450-1500 Saturday and Sunday at Aultbea on Loch Ewe.

BM597 will then return to Duxford via Newcastle on Sunday evening, eta 2000 at Duxford.

ETA Duxford at 1715. ETA Newcastle at 1820-30.

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