Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires
Using the skill and experience of former RAF pilot Tim Ellison, north London born photographer John Dibbs was able to fly to within 15ft of different Spitfire planes.
NASA's Research Aircraft Fleet on ramp at Dryden Flight Research Center: X-31, F-15 ACTIVE, SR-71, F-106, F-16XL #2, X-38, Radio Controlled Mothership and X-36.
Comprising: Rockwell-Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm X-31 Enhanced Fighter Maneuverability fighter McDonnell Douglas F-15 STOL/MTD (Short Takeoff and Landing/Maneuver Technology Demonstrator) Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird A funny little truck Convair F-106 Delta Dart General Dynamics F-16XL X-38 Crew Return Vehicle (CRV) McDonnell Douglas X-36 Tailless Fighter Agility Research Aircraft A radio controlled toy
Spitfire shot down over Dunkirk to fly again after 75 years
The iconic Mark 1 plane was one of the first Spitfires ever made. It crash-landed on a Calais beach in France and lay hidden for 40 years. It has now been restored and put up for auction for £2.5m.