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An artist's impression of the statue

40-metre high Spitfire statue plans to go before planners

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The the Spitfire memorial is expected to look

New location for city's Spitfire tribute

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City among top tourist destinations

City among top tourist destinations

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£2m Spitfire monument is on launch pad

£2m Spitfire monument is on launch pad

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How Southampton's Spitfire memorial will look

Spitfire memorial plans go on display

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The Spitfire landing at Southampton Airport today.

Spitfire completes flypast over Southampton

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Second Spitfire unable to make flypast celebration

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Thousands expected for Spitfire flypast

Thousands expected for Spitfire flypast

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Flypast to celebrate 75th anniversary of the Spitfire

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The Spitfire Memorial

Prime minister backs Spitfire memorial

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Spitfire tribute flying high at university

Spitfire tribute flying high at university

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Thumbs up for Spitfire monument

Thumbs up for Spitfire monument

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Unveiled: Spitfire tribute winner

Unveiled: Spitfire tribute winner

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The last six spitfire memorial designs on the table

Spitfire memorial designs top six

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Ideas for new Spitfire memorial pouring in

Ideas for new Spitfire memorial pouring in

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Defence Secretary Liam Fox, centre, at the Solent Sky Museum with Cllrs Royston Smith, left, and Jeremy Moulton.

National Spitfire design competition takes off

New waterfront setting for Spitfire tribute

New waterfront setting for Spitfire tribute

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Dr Gordon Mitchell son of R.J. Mitchell with the plane his father designed

Son of RJ Mitchell dies

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An artist's impression of the Spitfire Memorial

Spitfire memorial campaign begins feasibility study

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Spitfire sells for soaraway £1.7m

Spitfire sells for soaraway £1.7m

FOR SALE: With the MkIX two-seat Spitfire is Peter Tuplin, managing director of Classic Aero engineering at Thruxton Airfield, near Andover.

Spitfire for sale – and she’s ready to fly!

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Museum for Spitfire pilots put in doubt

Museum for Spitfire pilots put in doubt

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Gordon Brown backs bid to honour Spitfire with a 160ft memorial at Town Quay.

Gordon Brown backs bid to honour Spitfire

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Watch the Spitfire Tribute Foundation's promotional video

Members of the Spitfire Tribute Foundation with Prime Minister Gordon Party at 10 Downing Street.

About the Southampton Spitfire Tribute Campaign

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The view from across Southampton Water of the proposed memorial.

'Spitfire to rival Angel of the North'

Royal Pier developers back Spitfire

Royal Pier developers back Spitfire

The proposed Spitfire monument at Town Quay

Mighty Spitfire monument gets mixed reaction

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Spitfire tribute plan approved

Spitfire tribute plan approved

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Daily Echo’s campaign

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AIRBORNE: Cllr Hannides with a model of the proposed design.

I’m glad my Spitfire idea is up for debate

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The Spitfire memorial in situ, with the livery projected on to it.

How city's Spitfire memorial will look

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One possible design

Time to find design for Spitfire memorial

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Spitfire memorial campaign has lift-off

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