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Added during 2012

2012-06-24

The next capital project of the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon is the Battle of Britain Beacon – a new striking building and ...

2012-02-24

Among a handful of people which came to be intimately coupled with the development of the Spitfire is Jeffrey Quill, a RAF officer who ...

2012-02-11

Desperately in need of modern fighters, France took a keen interest in the Spitfire as early as 1939. A single Spitfire Mk I was ...

2012-01-25

Here’s the last of the Barry Spicer’s current series of ink drawings commemorating the Battle of Britain. Barry is an acclaimed aviation artist living ...

2012-01-24

Here is another print from Barry Spicer, a professional aviation artist living in Adelaide, Australia. This recent work is one in his series of ...

2012-01-23

Barry Spicer is a celebrated aviation artist from Adelaide, Australia. Barry considers himself lucky to be able to do something he loves, and his ...

2012-01-20

The following series of period photographs, sourced from the records of the Ministry of Aircraft Production, show the various details of Spitfire Mk. II.

Added during 2011

2011-05-05

This little gem arrived in a recent newsletter from the Australian Spitfire Association. If you thought you were a tough weather golfer…. Established in ...

Added during 2010

2010-10-12

6 October 1940 Even under the best of circumstances, fighter operations of the 1940 would be a highly challenging business. Complexity of aircraft built ...

2010-10-05

30 September Monday, 30 September saw the last major daylight attack against London. Before noon, the Germans sent two large formations of between 200 ...