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Added in February 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

2013-09-16

This picture gives a good idea about the capacity of the Spitfire cannon armament. It is the Spitfire Mk. Vc (C-wing) cannon bay showing the clockwork drum ...

2013-03-18

I received the following photograph from Mr Don McNaughton, together with the following information and request for more info. “I have been doing some ...

2013-03-12

A Spitfire Mk. IX RK853 photographed touching down at Schijndel (B.85), Holland. This was a personal aircraft of Wing Commander R W F “Sammy” ...

2013-03-10

Piotr Dubowik from Poland sent us this painting depicting Spitfire LF.IX MJ281 ZF-P over St Denijs Westrem – Belgium in December 1944. Piotr is ...

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 ...

2012-02-01

  “In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; ...

2012-01-18

In the lighter moments of World War II, the Spitfire was used in an unorthodox role: bringing beer kegs to the men in Normandy.

Added during 2011

2011-12-17

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to be at Biggin Hill for a photo shoot when two Spitfires MK. IX, TA805 ...