Supporters’ Club

Joining the Supporters’ Club is one of the best ways to help restore Hawker Typhoon RB396 and return her to the skies where she belongs. Your Annual or Lifetime subscription entitles you to all the benefits shown but also helps us raise the funds necessary to achieve that objective. This is your chance to have a direct impact on the most important aircraft restoration in the UK today and to be a part of something truly unique.

 


 

Membership Benefits

  • Membership badge
  • Membership card
  • Quarterly eNewsletters on the progress of the project, featuring information not widely available
  • Discounts on merchandise
  • Advance notice on future events
  • Behind the scenes access to RB396, her team and crews.
  • Opportunities to volunteer on the project/with the team
  • Access to Supporters’ Club members only events
  • Access to Supporters’ Club area on the website, including forum, currently under construction
  • Plus other features we will look to add over the years as the project develops

 

Lifetime Supporters’ Club membership runs from the date of commencement, for life. It will never expire and the recipient will have access to all benefits for life.

Annual Supporters’ Club membership runs annually, from 1st January – 31st December. You can join for the current year at any time in that year, and membership renewals for the following year (2018) will be facilitated from late October 2017 onwards. All proceeds from the membership subscriptions go directly towards furthering the charity’s aims. Founding members (2017) will find themselves top of the list when it comes to the first flight/unveiling so please consider joining now in order to help us achieve the aims.

 

 


 

We have now added categories for Annual and Lifetime ‘Family Membership’, simply click the button below to get taken to the membership section of our webshop where you will be able to decide which option best suits you.

 

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So, having been involved with the Typhoon throughout its operational life, I can verify that after those initial teething troubles it became a very successful ground-attack aircraft indeed. In fact, had it not been developed, the war on the ground would have lasted much longer and been very much more expensive for the Army. The aircraft was fast by the standards of the day and carried extremely effective armament which it could deliver with accuracy. None of which would have been much use if we had not had the pilots who, despite casualties well above the average for fighter pilots, pressed home their attacks with great courage, and were always looking for more action. These pilots I particularly salute, and the groundcrews who kept us flying in such difficult conditions.

Group Captain D.E Gillam DSO**, DFC*, AFC
(The Typhoon and Tempest Story foreword)

Member Events

RB396 SUPPORTERS’ CLUB MEMBER EVENTS   One of the benefits¬†of joining the Supporters’ Club, is the opportunity to attend the member events. The events range from simple museum visits, to more extensive tours, or even VIP behind the scenes events. In planning these we are attempting to spread them across the country and to give …

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