SALISBURY will receive a special fly-past from a Spitfire today (Saturday).

The Aircraft Restoration Company aircraft is scheduled to fly-over Salisbury District Hospital at around 3.47pm. 

It has launched the NHS Spitfire Project as a way to say thank you to the NHS and those who have helped and inspired others during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Over the next few months the Air Craft Restoration Company is going to be hand writing 80,000 names onto its photo-reconnaissance blue Spitfire PL983 ‘L’. 

It is asking members of the public to make nominations, which can be a kind neighbour, family member on the front line, volunteer PPE producer, or anyone who has helped /inspired them through the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Donations will be go to NHS Charities Together. To make a nomination go to

The crowdfunding page has raised more than £19,000 for the NHS Charities Together appeal.