Ww2 spitfire

The Spitfire was a low-wing monoplane that was first flown in 1936 and was first put into service with the Royal Air Force in 1938. It was modified continuously throughout the war to serve in a variety of roles: fighter (with notable success at high altitudes), fighter-bomber, and photo reconnaissance plane.

The Spitfire was a low-wing monoplane that was first flown in 1936 and was first put into service with the Royal Air Force in 1938. It was modified continuously throughout the war to serve in a variety of roles: fighter (with notable success at high altitudes), fighter-bomber, and photo reconnaissance plane.

RAF Spitfires POLISH Sqn. 315 PK-H, 303 RF-K, 302 C-WX, 306 UZ-Z, 316 SZ-J ,318 LW-L, 317 JH-L, (308 ZF-A)

RAF Spitfires POLISH Sqn. 315 PK-H, 303 RF-K, 302 C-WX, 306 UZ-Z, 316 SZ-J ,318 LW-L, 317 JH-L, (308 ZF-A)

A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940.

A Spitfire (front) and a Hurricane patrolling the coast during the Battle of Britain, in 1940.

Phoenix: Spitfire N3200 (pictured), the oldest Spitfire still flying, was fully restored after being shot down over Dunkirk in May 1940 and reappearing from the sands in 1986

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

Phoenix: Spitfire N3200 (pictured), the oldest Spitfire still flying, was fully restored after being shot down over Dunkirk in May 1940 and reappearing from the sands in 1986

Spitfire P7350 (front) flies alongside Hurricane LF363 (back). The aircraft are part of the famous Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) of historic RAF aircraft from the Second World War.

Spitfire P7350 (front) flies alongside Hurricane LF363 (back). The aircraft are part of the famous Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) of historic RAF aircraft from the Second World War.

The last of the few...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 last of the few...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.

Spitfire Academy! Grown men are learning to fly a war plane so beautiful they…

Spitfire Academy! Grown men are learning to fly a war plane so beautiful they want to hug it

Spitfire Academy! Grown men are learning to fly a war plane so beautiful they…

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