This is the plane that was the Spitfire decades before the Spitfire first flew. The British designed and built Sopwith Camel was the most successful fighter plane of the First World War, it shot do...

Sopwith Camel

The Clerget rotary engine was one of the best produced during WWI and powered many Allied aircraft, including the Sopwith Camel and the Avro

The Spitfire Grill (1996) Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring resentment and fear in some, and growth in others.

The Spitfire Grill (1996)

Supermarine Spitfire diagram 4

The spitfire is the most famous plane of Its groundbreaking design and superior specifications gave the British the critical edge.

amazing photo of a V1 being chased by a British fighter Hal Sharpe

amazing photo of a V1 being chased by a British fighter Hal Sharpe

BBC iWonder - Why do we love the Spitfire?

Why do we love the Spitfire?

Battle of Britain flypast: The routes 40 Spitfires, Hurricanes and Blenheims will cover to commemorate "the Few" in biggest flypast since World War II

Spitfire                                                       …

New book captures the last Spitfires in stunning air to air action. Soaring into the skies above the green and pleasant land they so spectacularly fought to defend 76 years ago, they are the last of the few airworthy Spitfires left.

The heart (rolls royce engine) of the Spitfire and the P-51 Rolls-Royce Merlin displaces 1650 cubic inches, has a bore and stroke of 5.5" x 6.0" and a supercharger ratio of 5.80:1. The engine can turn at 4200 revolutions per minute, though it was designed for about half that amount in airplane use, and coupled with a gear box ratio of approximately 3:1, the shaft rotates at over 12,000 revolutions per minute. As it races the Unlimited powerplant produces about 2500 horsepower.

The heart Rolls Royce engine of the Spitfire and the Rolls-Royce Merlin displaces 1650 cubic inches,

BBC iWonder - Why do we love the Spitfire?

Why do we love the Spitfire?

The Battle of Britain was a pivotal moment in when the country stood alone against Hitler's seemingly unstoppable military power.

Claydon Reeves Aeroboat

Claydon Reeves Aeroboat

Drawing inspiration from the Spitfire fighter plane, Yacht design studio Claydon Reeves has made Rolls Royce powered Aeroboat that is going to be revealed at the Salute to Style event in July.

25th July - Lt. Josef Burschgens in Bf109E3 7/JG26 (W7+I) passes by the Spitfire of F/Lt J. Ellis 610Sqn. Ellis was to have two confirmed 109 kills this day. Burschgens claimed a Spitfire

Josef Burschgens in Messerschmitt passes by the Spitfire of F/Lt J. Ellis Ellis was to have two confirmed 109 kills this day. Burschgens claimed a Spitfire ~ BFD

Supermarine Spitfire Mark I

Why do we love the Spitfire?

Supermarine Spitfire Mark I

World War Two pilots describe what is was like to fly a Spitfire. Clip from The Spitfire: Britain's Flying Past (BBC Two 2011).

Why do we love the Spitfire?

World War Two pilots describe what is was like to fly a Spitfire. Clip from The Spitfire: Britain's Flying Past (BBC Two

The birth, in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, of Reginald Joseph Mitchell on this day 20th May, 1895. He was the designer of the Spitfire aircraft. The single seat fighter aircraft was used by the Royal Air Force and many other allied countries throughout the second WW and continued to be used as a front line fighter and in secondary roles into the 1950s. The Spitfire was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft and was the only British fighter in production throughout the 2WW

Reginald Joseph Mitchell at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in San Diego, CA

the spitfire fringe boot-cowgirl pink

The spitfire fringe boot-cowgirl pink

Junk Gypsy by Lane fringed all leather top quality construction and materials. Go Fringe!

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