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.

 
 

Current PROJECTS

Spitfire MH415 is in the workshops of VFR.

Spitfire MH415 is in the workshops of VFR.

COMPLETED RESTORATIONS

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 →