Spitfire’s Spiting Fire – On Video

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A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be at Biggin Hill for a photo shoot when two Spitfires MK. IX, TA805 ...

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be at Biggin Hill for a photo shoot when two Spitfires MK. IX, TA805 and MK912 were fired up at night.
I have some video of the event that I thought you might like… it provides an interesting insight about the challenges of piloting a Spitfire at night (a capability which the original Spitfire specification called for, but which was abandoned later)
[Mark Lane]

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By greg  |  2011-12-31 at 04:08  |  permalink

oh my, gotta love the sound of the merlin!

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