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Added during 2011


Spitfire PR Mk. IV, the mainstay of RAF reconnaissance operations from June 1941 until the end of 1942.


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


A prototype for a fully tropicalised Spitfire Mk. Vb Trop, with a prominent Vokes filter beneath the nose as well as other tropical installations.


Anonymous early-production Spitfire Mk. VB with a group of pilots – another photograph in our mystery photo series awaiting further information. This image has ...


Checking my editorial email yesterday I was very glad to find this reproduction of Pavel Rampír’s recent work, entitled simply “Malta”.  The scene, conveying the sense ...


Operation Torch, the Allied landings in North Africa, was followed by the Battle of Bone, a fierce aerial conflict which curiously remains one of the lesser known aerial battles of World War II.


Two Danish Pilots pose for the press in front of a presentation Spitfire Mk. V.


It’s been a while since we have had the pleasure of showcasing Tim Prosser’s aviation art. This painting shows a Spitfire Mk. V of ...


The story of aircraft donation by Free Danes around the World in support of their fighting airmen


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 ...