The public must never take for granted the freedoms fought for by the Battle of Britain veterans, the son of the youngest surviving Spitfire pilot has said following the 96-year-old’s death.
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Tributes have been paid to the youngest surviving Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot following his death aged 96.
Geoffrey Wellum once joked that his life had “peaked” at the age of 21.
One of the last surviving Battle of Britain aces Tom ‘Ginger’ Neil has died at the age of 97 as one of his sons described him as part of a “generation of heroes”.
Visitors to Montrose Air Station at the weekend got the chance to follow in the footsteps of Britain’s wartime fighter aces.
Award-winning Perth businessman Iain Hutchison tells Michael Alexander why he likes nothing better than getting behind the stick of his replica Spitfire and taking it for a spin from Perth Airport.
Sir, - I refer to George Murdo’s letter of September 15.
A Dundonian war veteran who survived the destruction of the RMS Lancastria, was shot down in a Spitfire and taken as a POW by Nazi troops, has died at the age of 96.
Organisers of Arbroath’s Festival of Heroes have suffered a blow ahead of today’s event.