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Variants & Technology

Added during 2011

2011-01-04

Nicknamed BONDOWOSO, Spitfire MK. Vb serial no. BL676 came to play a pivotal role in the development of the Seafire, a seaborne variant of Supermarine’s legendary aircraft.

Added during 2010

2010-07-06

5 July 1940. About the rise of heavily-armed fighters and the difficult development of a cannon-armed Spitfire.

2010-07-05

This article, now revised and updated, provides a complete photo reference to the layout and operation of the Spitfire cockpit. 80 photos are provided.

2010-06-29

24 June, 1940 Compared with the old Supermarine assembly plant in Eastleigh, the white office building of de Havilland Aircraft Company in Hatfield was ...

2010-04-16

The Second World War stimulated an important advance in aircraft gun armament. The fighters of most combatant nations began the war with a few ...

2010-04-16

The use of Browning heavy machine gun as armament for the Spitfire - analysed.

2010-04-15

Because the Spitfire was one of the few British aircraft produced before, during and after World War II it is an excellent example of ...

2010-04-15

The various configurations of the aerial masts and aerial wires to be found on various marks of the Spitfire .

2010-04-15

The Hispano cannon was one of the most widespread aircraft weapons of the war, and one which gave the Spitfire its punch.

2010-04-15

An overview of the basic wing types of the Spitfire and the differences between them. With drawings.