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Added during 2010

2010-04-16

Lance Cleo Wade – American RAF Ace Lance Wade was one of the top US aces fighting within RAF. In early 1941 he volunteered ...

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

Australian Spitfire pilots. From left, Flying Officer Ken E.D. Bassett , Flight Lieutenant P. St. J. Makin and Flying Officer J.H. Bisley, 1943. [National ...

2010-04-12

Presentation Spitfire LF Mk. IX “EL QUEQUEISQE”. Photograph most probably taken at the point of delivery from CBAF. [Rafael Ruiz coll.] Click to enlarge ...

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 basic specifications for United States aircraft now flying in combat areas were laid down five years or more ago, an indication of the ...

2010-01-20

Click to enlarge image Spifire Mk. XIC, serial no. BS319 DN-B of No. 416 Squadron RCAF, displaying characteristic feature of early production Mk. IXs: ...

2010-01-14

Click to enlarge image In mid-1942, No. 54 Spitfire Squadron left for Australia to help deploy a Spitfire force in defence of the Northern ...

Added during 2009

2009-12-02

Click to enlarge image F/Lt Don Andrews, flight commander of No. 453 Squadron RAAF, in the cockpit of his Spitfire Mk. IXC, serial number ...

2009-11-16

Clipped-wing Spitfire Mk.Vb EP644 RY-S of No. 313 (Czechoslovak) Squadron, artwork by Pavel Rampír.