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Updated Monday, 10 February - No. 111 Squadron in Sicily

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 ...

Updated Monday, 7 October - Oakey Spitfires – Quest to Discover Mint-Condition Buried Spitfires Goes On

2013-10-07

Approximately 100 miles West of Brisbane, RAAF station in Oakey, Queensland opened on 14 October 1943 as the home of No. 6 Aircraft Depot. ...

Updated Monday, 16 September - Spitfire Mk Vc/IXc Cannon Bay

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 ...

Updated Tuesday, 3 September - No. 81 Squadron in Algieria

2013-09-03

Here is one othe many official war corespondent photographs that documented the Allied landings in Morocco and Algieria. Initiated by the operation “Torch”, this ...

Updated Monday, 26 August - Spitfire Into Service – With No. 19 Squadron

2013-08-26

Here is one of the lesser-known pictures out of a well-known series showing a flight of the first production Spitfires Mk. I introduced into ...

Updated Sunday, 25 August - Spitfire at the Cleveland Air Races

2013-08-25

Post-war racing Spitfires are always an interesting sight. This one, originally produced as FR Mk. XIVe serial no. TZ138, was purchased in April 1949 ...

Updated Wednesday, 24 April - A long-serving Spitfire Mk. Vb

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 ...

Updated Tuesday, 23 April - Aviation art by Matthew Emeny

2013-04-23

Matthew Emeny is a professional artist from Suffolk, UK who sent us this sample of his recent work. The painting shows Supermarine Spitfire LF.Mk.Vb ...

Updated Monday, 18 March - Collecting a Lancaster

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 ...

Updated Tuesday, 12 March - W/Cdr “Sammy” Sampson

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” ...