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Added during 2014

2014-02-10

Supermarine Spitfires of No. 111 Squadron RAF undergoing maintenance at Comiso, Sicily in the summer of 1943. ‘JU-R’ in the foreground is a Mark ...

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

2012-07-24

Castle Bromwich Aeroplane Factory, of CBAF in short, was the largest aircraft production plant in the wartime Britain, and had become the main manufacturing ...

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 ...

Added during 2011

2011-01-25

No. 485 Squadron RNZAF, a Spitfire unit, was the first RNZAF squadron formed under the Empire Air Training Scheme and served in Europe under the operational command of the RAF.

Added during 2010

2010-12-18

It is universally acknowledged that over the years the Spitfire had become RAF’s maid of all work, but some of its uses still come ...

2010-05-14

American pilot Joe Thompson is posing in front of British Spitfire Mk. V at the USAAF base at Greenham Common.

2010-04-21

Product summary Title Spitfire Guardians Directed by Simon Van Der Spoel Published by Ethereal Productions Format DVD Availability and pricing Available online through www.etherealproductions.com.au ...

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 ...