Mother's Day gift for aviation fans

Mother’s Day gift idea

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 26 March this year. If you’re looking for present ideas, we’d be very grateful if you’d consider buying a Club membership pack. The pack makes a great gift, it provides the first year’s membership for the Club and you’ll be directly supporting the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) by purchasing one.

Tony Cooper with BBMF Spitfire Mk Vb AB910

Tony Cooper, ‘D-Day’ Spitfire pilot, dies aged 100

Header image: Tony Cooper with BBMF Spitfire Mk Vb AB910, which is painted in the colours and code letters of the 64 Sqn Spitfire he flew on D-Day. This picture was taken in June 2015 when Tony was 99. (photo: Clive Rowley)

Regular and long-term readers of these newsletters who know of veteran Spitfire pilot and great friend of the BBMF, Tony Cooper, will be saddened to hear that he passed away peacefully on 26th January, aged 100, in the residential care home where he had been living for the past year. He missed his 101st birthday by 11 days.


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