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Supermarine Spitfire

Chaz Bowyer

Supermarine Spitfire

by Chaz Bowyer

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spitfire (Fighter planes),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChaz Bowyer.
    SeriesA Reward book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.F5 B68 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3162672M
    ISBN 100138758077
    LC Control Number83004496
    OCLC/WorldCa9394271

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Franks. Lithe, graceful Merlin-powered versions forged fame as “ballerinas” of the breed. Spitfire In My Workshop, a book by David Glen. During November the Royal Air Force Museum unveiled its latest acquisition, a unique bare metal replica of a Supermarine Spitfire Mk I, accurate in every visible detail down to the smallest rivet and fastener – and just six.

Supermarine Aircraft has been in business for the last 20 years selling our Spitfire kits. Over the past 15 years, we have developed engines and our own, higher quality, re-drive system for better engine performance. Our Spitfires are sold and flying all over the world.

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Throughout the designing of the MK26B Spitfire there were considerations to keep the kits simple and. The Supermarine Spitfire. The Spitfire is not only one of the most consequential aircraft of the Second World War, it’s also one of the most famous aircraft of the 20th century.

Originally developed in the mids, the Spitfire was designed by Supermarine to fill Air Ministry specification F7/30, calling for a modern fighter capable of flying at mph.Osprey Modelling Manual 18 examines Reginald Mitchell&#;s classic Spitfire — the only RAF type in continuous production throughout WWII (o were built in some 40 major variations), and an airframe adaptable as a fighter, fighter-bomber and PR aircraft.

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