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The construction, technology and equipment of the Spitfire

Added during 2010

2010-04-19

Like many air forces of the countries occupied by the Axis, the embryo of post-war Royal Hellenic Air Force was created under the auspices ...

2010-04-19

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX BS273 (ex-BF273) F/O Prince Emanuel Galitzine Special Service (High Altitude) Flight Northolt, September 1942 Click to enlarge images Among all ...

2010-04-17

Norwegians formed two fighter squadrons with the RAF. No. 331 Squadron was formed at Catterick in Yorkshire in July 1941. At first it was ...

2010-04-17

This article attempts to track the origins and detail of one of the most unusual markings to be seen on a Spitfire in the ...

2010-04-17

Spitfire HF Mk. IX, serial no. TE294 (restored), painted as LF Mk. IX MK304 Y2-K of No. 442 Squadron RCAF flown by F/Lt Arnold ...

2010-04-16

“I found the engineer officer and together we had a look at her, gleaming and bright in a new spring coat of camouflage paint. ...

2010-04-16

On August 20th 1943, Canadians flying Spitfires arrived at Headcorn from Lashenden as their runway needed repairing. The two Canadian Squadrons were 403 and ...

2010-04-16

Spitfire LF Mk. IXe, serial no. NH550, AH-Z “Kay” No. 332 Skvadron, Royal Norwegian Air Force, Bardufoss 1951 No. 332 (Norwegian) Squadron RAF was ...

2010-04-16

Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk. XI No. 1 Fotorekognoseringsving (photo-reconnaissance wing) Norway, 1950 In September 1946, UK Government agreed to supply Spitfires to the reborn ...

2010-04-16

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vb Sqn/Ldr Maurice Stephens No. 249 Squadron RAF Takali, Malta, October 1942 Click to enlarge image This Spitfire Mk. Vb, EP706 ...