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Ep.106 – John Romain on the Aircraft Restoration Company & the NHS Spitfire

The Aircraft Restoration Company (ARCo) is a family owned business that specialises in aircraft maintenance, restoration and operational services, especially ‘warbirds’. They have restored over 40 different aircraft types from Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star and the F-86 Sabre.

#NHSSpitfire (ARCo Copyright)

Tim travelled to Duxford in Cambridgeshire to talk to John Romain from ARCo about their recent project to recognise the National Health Service efforts during the recent pandemic – the NHS Spitfire.

ARCo Hangar (ARCo Copyright)

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The Aircraft Restoration Company

  • https://www.aircraftrestorationcompany.com/
  • https://www.facebook.com/aircraftrestorationcompany
  • https://www.instagram.com/aircraftrestorationcompany

Names of supporters and loved ones being applied to the tail of the NHS Spitfire (ARCo Copyright)


  • https://www.aircraftrestorationcompany.com/nhsspitfire
  • https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/nhsspitfire

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 2020-08-16  n/a