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Added during 2013

2013-04-24

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vb serial no. AA936. Probably an official photograph. Produced in October 1941, AA936 was one of the early series Mk. Vs ...

Added during 2012

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 ...

2012-01-19

A pilot relieves another at the controls of Supermarine Spitfire Mk. I serial no., X4381 SD-J, of No. 501 Squadron RAF, at Colerne, Wiltshire. ...

Added during 2010

2010-04-16

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. VB 111 Squadron, Royal Air Force Debden, Essex December 1941 Pilot: Sergeant Peter Durnford Click to enlarge image One of the ...

2010-04-12

“The donor of £5,000 is entitled to name an aircraft. So long as it remains in service it bears that name; when its life ...

2010-04-12

Many RAF units during the war adopted animal mascots, but none of them gained such fame as the famous goat of No. 609 (West Riding) Squadron.

2010-04-12

“The origins of the Kent County Squadron idea began back in August 1940, when no less a person than Bob Stanford Tuck brought down ...

2010-04-12

The following text in an excerpt from the dispatch submitted to the Secretary of State for Air on 29th February, 1948, by Marshal of ...

2010-01-11

Click to enlarge image Wonderfully atmospheric photo of Polish Spitfire Mk. VB JH-H of No. 317 (Polish) Squadron “Wilenski”, surrounded by a flock of ...

Added during 2009

2009-02-16

Click on the image to enlarge 1941 advertisment for Rotol constant-speed propellers, by the standards of the era referred to as “airscrew”. The introduction ...