Returning Legends to Flight

A division of Pay's Air Service  •  Since 1978

Vintage Fighter Restorations (or VFR for short), are part of the Pay’s Group based at Scone, NSW Australia. We are specialists in the restoration and maintenance of classic and vintage aircraft, with a particular focus on WW2 era fighters. Founded by Australian warbird identity Col Pay, Pay's has a long track record of outstanding restorations including Spitfire, P-40 Kittyhawk, P-51 Mustang, Harvard, Cessna Bird Dog. Warbird Investors, Syndicates and owners are invited to contact Vintage Fighter Restorations to handle your next project.



 Spitfire MH415 is in the workshops of VFR.

Spitfire MH415 is in the workshops of VFR.


 P-51D VH-FST at Scone during 2016.

P-51D VH-FST at Scone during 2016.

View the projects currently in the care of the skilled craftsmen in the workshops of Vintage Fighter Restorations.

Current projects →

Some of Australia's best-known active warbirds were returned to the air by Pay's Warbirds (now Vintage Fighter Restorations).

Past projects →

This weekend is the Bengalla Warbirds Over Scone airshow! Don't miss VFR's Hurricane, Kittyhawk, Mustang and Harvard as they join visiting aircraft in the skies over Scone! Click here for more on this exciting event.

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