Tag Archives: Spitfire

Remembering The Few

This past week Facebook was awash with pictures of useless, corrupt and lousy politicians, vapid celebs, mad cats and Spitfires. The Spitfires are the most important of the lot and that is because we were all remembering the events of … Continue reading

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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, ┬áprototype Supermarine Spitfire K5054, was the first of over 22000 aircraft that would be a … Continue reading

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