Supermarine Spitfire

Spitfire helps out Vulcan top

Spitfire helping out Vulcan Bomber during Nose Wheel Emergency

The publisher of the video Jonathan Winton was on September 5, 2015 in Prestwick to watch the Scottish Airshow 2015. He captioned “I wanted to see the Vulcan one last time before she’s retired in the next month or so.” Little did he know he would witness the Vulcan Bomber having problems with extending his nose wheel …

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German soldiers posing with the wreckage of Spitfire P9374

WWII Supermarine Spitfire to be Auctioned

On 9 July 2015, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain, Christie’s London will be auctioning an unique and remarkable piece of British history: an authentic and immaculately restored Vickers Supermarine Spitfire Mk.1A – P9374/G-MK1A. The Spitfire will be offered in “The Exceptional Sale” with an estimate of …

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Interesting color footage of Spitfire IX MJ730

Original WWII color footage of World War II aircraft including Spitfire IX MJ730 shot by Memphis Belle director William Wyler in 1944. Other footage include the B-17 and P-51. The Spitire was build at Castle Bromwich Factory, Brimingham, UK, 1943 and saw its first flight on 10 December 1943. On May 9, 1944 the aircraft …

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