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SPITFIRE/NH904





Serial #: NH904
Construction #:
  6S/648206
Civil Registration:
  G-FIRE
  N8118J
  N1148P
  Model:
  Spitfire FR Mk. IXc
Name: None
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
Delivered to Royal Belgian AF as SG108, April 9, 1951.
Oscar Dewachter Scrapyard, Ostend, Belgiumm 1957-1966.
- Displayed on roof with wings axed off.
Bunny Brooks, Hoylake, Cheshire, UK, 1966-1968.
- Fitted with wings from RM694.
- Displayed at garage.
Group Captain T.G. Mahaddie, Henlow, 1968.
- Stored dismantled.
- Used in static scenes in movie Battle Of Britain, 1968.
Jeff Hawke, 1969.
- Restoration commenced, Henlow.
Sir W.J.D. Roberts/Strathallan Collection, August 1971-1979.
- Stored dismantled, Flimwell, Sussex & Strathallan.
Spencer Flack/Classic Air Displays, Elstree, January 1979-1988.
- Registered as G-FIRE.
- Rebuilt to airworthy.
- First flight March 14, 1981.
B.J. Stephen Grey, Duxford, 1988 Robert Pond/Planes of Fame East, Plymouth, MN, January 1989-1991.
- Registered as N8118J.
Robert J. Pond, Eden Prairie, MN, April 1991-1997.
- Registered as N1148P.
Palm Springs Air Museum, Palm Springs, CA, December 1997-2002.
- Flew in movie Pearl Harbor, 2000.
-- Flew as RAF/RF-M.
- Flown as RAF/W2-P.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner - Warbirds Resource Group, www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org, 2002
Nigel Roling - Pentavia Digital Imaging, http://website.lineone.net/~roling46/, 2002


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