Fierce: Mk 3 Seafire PP972 (left), the Royal Navy version of the Spitfire built for Aircra...

Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Fierce: Mk 3 Seafire PP972 (left), the Royal Navy version of the Spitfire built for Aircra...

Speed: The pilot of Mk XVl Spitfire RW382 - powered by a Packhard Merlin engine - glances towards Dibbs as he races across the sky

Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Speed: The pilot of Mk XVl Spitfire RW382 - powered by a Packhard Merlin engine - glances towards Dibbs as he races across the sky

Beauty: Mk Vb Spitfire EP120 powered by a Rolls Royce Merlin. The plane was taken on by the RAF in May 1942 and assigned to 501 squadron. She scored six of her seven confirmed kills with Sqn Ldr Geoffrey Northcott at the helm

Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Beauty: Mk Vb Spitfire EP120 powered by a Rolls Royce Merlin. The plane was taken on by the RAF in May 1942 and assigned to 501 squadron. She scored six of her seven confirmed kills with Sqn Ldr Geoffrey Northcott at the helm

More than 100 photos capture the Monroe's tragic journey from a shy 20-year-old model in a cardigan known as Norma Jean Baker to a global star just three weeks before her death (pictured at Niagra Falls in 1952)

Marilyn Monroe’s poignant final photoshoot to go on sale

More than 100 photos capture the Monroe's tragic journey from a shy 20-year-old model in a cardigan known as Norma Jean Baker to a global star just three weeks before her death (pictured at Niagra Falls in 1952)

When you realise one of the guards in this Merlin scene was caught in a similar situation with Jack Sparrow

When you realise one of the guards in this Merlin scene was caught in a similar situation with Jack Sparrow

Ceremonial: The Battle of Britain memorial flight's Merlin powered Mk IIa Spitfire P7350, complete with brown and green camouflage

Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Ceremonial: The Battle of Britain memorial flight's Merlin powered Mk IIa Spitfire P7350, complete with brown and green camouflage

Painstaking work: The Spitfire has a fully rebuilt Rolls-Royce Merlin engine

End of an aviation era: Rebuilt Spitfire takes to the skies from historic Filton aerodrome as BAE calls time on home of Concorde

Standard Adult (54 x 14.5 cm) Velcro Cuff & Rubber Bag - Double Tube

Standard Adult (54 x 14.5 cm) Velcro Cuff & Rubber Bag - Double Tube

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