The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by
the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries before, during and after ...
The most widely produced and strategically important British single-seat fighter of
World War II. The Spitfire, renowned for winning victory laurels in the Battle of ...
The first prototype took off on March 5, 1936, in Eastleigh (Hampshire) and was
piloted by Mutt Summers. The British officers were quite impressed. The Spitfire ...
Jun 13, 2014 ... The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by
the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries during and ...
Spitfire, RAF, Royal Air Force, History, D-Day, ... Type: British single-seat fighter
developed from S5, S6 and S6B of Schneider Trophy fame and from the F7/30 ...
Mar 4, 2011 ... A masterpiece of aerodynamic engineering, the Spitfire was among the ... Most of
the Spitfires with which the RAF fought the Battle of Britain ...
Jun 28, 2010 ... In the Spitfire's glory days she was the stuff of Boy's Own legends: the iconic
aeroplane that epitomised Britain's fighting spirit during the darkest ...
May 6, 2016 ... A handful of British Spitfire pilots cheated death in high-speed dives that helped
pave the way towards supersonic flight. Stephen Dowling ...
Apr 27, 2015 ... A rare RAF Spitfire once flown by a Great Escape veteran and ... war camp,
where British airmen launched their famous Great Escape in 1944.
19 Squadron at Duxford in August 1938 while 18 more squadrons were
equipped with Spitfires by the start of the Battle of Britain in July 1940. The first BF