About the Company
Spitfire Aircraft Company is owned by Russ Harmuth, who has been in aviation for
Russ apprenticed at United Airlines as a mechanic and also served in Ground Equipment
Engineering as a Design Engineering Draftsman. He holds a Private pilot's
license as well as A&P and IA mechanic certifications. Russ has been restoring champion
quality antique aircraft continually for 26 years.
Awards Russ has received at various fly-ins on the West Coast:
Best Piper (Cub)
Best Bellanca (14-13)
Best Fairchild (F24)
Best Fairchild (PT-23)
Reserve Grand Champion (Stearman Speedmail)
Grand Champion (Stearman Speedmail)
Awards ten years in a row for his own personal Stearman
1928 Curtis Robin - Mayors Award, 2006
Read about Russ'
This letter was written in 2005 or so.