Spitfire flights

Magazine centrefold showing different versions of the Spitfire painted in the markings of various squadrons and air forces. Profiles of this type provide invaluable reference for researchers and aircraft modellers. Designed by Reginald Mitchell and powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, the Spitfire was integral to Britain's front-line air defence during World War II, and together with the Hawker Hurricane fighter played a key role in the Battle of Britain of 1940, the first check on…

Designed by Reginald Mitchell and powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, the Spitfire was integral to Britain's front-line air defence during World War II, and together with the Hawker Hurricane fighter played a key role in the Battle of Britain of 1940

That's why they call it a Spitfire!

That's why they call it a Spitfire! Actually, the guns would "spit fire". The engine only did this during startup.

Supermarine Spitfire IX ZK-SPI

spitfire was a British fighter plane used in also used during the blitz,also a a very famous plane.

Hawker Typhoon

Hawker Typhoon Tankbuster Napier Sabre 24 cylinder H engine

The White Cliffs of Dover: Spitfire flyover

The White Cliffs of Dover: Spitfire flyover. Beautiful shot considering the history of this special plane and the men who flew her ~

The Spitfire was a low-wing monoplane that was first flown in 1936 and was first put into service with the Royal Air Force in 1938. It was modified continuously throughout the war to serve in a variety of roles: fighter (with notable success at high altitudes), fighter-bomber, and photo reconnaissance plane.

The iconic Spitfire! The original pinner says, "I see one of the few left flying over my house sometimes, the unmistakable drone is so evocotive.

What a stunning picture of the two Avro icons of British Aviation. The #Lancaster and the #Vulcan set pulses racing at the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. #XH558

What a stunning picture of the two Avro icons of British Aviation. The and our very own beaut, the set pulses racing at the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.

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