Tag Archives: RAF

OTD: Spitfire Maiden Flight

On this day in March 1936 one of the most iconic World War 2 era fighter aircraft took to the skies in Southampton. The aircraft, ¬†prototype Supermarine Spitfire K5054, was the first of over 22000 aircraft that would be a … Continue reading

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RAF Museum Cosford (1)

This fine grey day saw us heading for the RAF Museum in Cosford,¬† It was sheer luck that I made the connection between the museum and the area where I was, and once that connection is made there is no … Continue reading

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