On Sunday October 19, The Friends of the New Forest Airfields will host an exhibition about the Supermarine Spitfire and its links with the New Forest. In addition to the usual displays and models , there will be some genuine Spitfire airframe and engine components on display.
The New Forest Airfield most associated with the Spitfire was RAF Ibsley, just north of Ringwood. The RAF Ibsley Airfield Heritage Trust will be at the exhibition to explain their various ongoing and future projects.
The free exhibition is at the New Forest Airfields’ Education Centre in Merryfield Park, Bransgore, BH23 8AU and is open between 10am and 4pm. The Friends of the New Forest Airfields can be contacted on 01425 674516, or email via firstname.lastname@example.org.