Supermarine Spitfire

James Biggadike | Spitfire PM631

Spitfire PM631

Spitfire PR Mk XIX PM631 a high altitude photographic reconnaissance Spitfire. Spitfire PR XIXs were unarmed but could fly at 370mph at 40,000 feet (with pressurised cockpits) and had a range of 1,500 miles.
James Biggadike | A Spot Of Recon

A Spot Of Recon

A Spot Of Recon. Supermarine Spitfire Mk. XIX high altitude. A depiction of Spitfire PS915, 81 Squadron, the aircraft that Flt Lt Ted Powles AFC flew
James Biggadike | 253 Sqdn

253 Sqdn

After the fall of Italy 253 Squadron was relocated where it provided bomber escorts over Yugoslavia and took part in anti-shipping missions in the Adriatic.
James Biggadike | Aces High

Aces High

Dogfight in the skies over Southern England as a BF109 goes down in flames. A SPitfire claims the kill
James Biggadike | BBMF Spitfires

BBMF Spitfires

Spitfire MK356 (Mk LFIXe), Spitfire PM631 (Mk PRXIX) and Spitfire TE311 (Mk LF XVIE) from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
James Biggadike | Cannons Blazing v2

Cannons Blazing v2

WC Johnnie Johnson opens up the machine guns on his Spitfire. Composite Image
James Biggadike | Cannons Blazing

Cannons Blazing

A Supermarine Spitfire opens up, cannons blazing. This particular Spitfire is carrying the markings of Air Vice Marshal James Edgar Johnnie Johnson Digital artwork
James Biggadike | Coastal Spitfires

Coastal Spitfires

Spitfires from RAF Fighter Command patrol the English coast
James Biggadike | Coming in low

Coming in low

A Supermarine Spitfire comes in for a low pass Composite Image
James Biggadike | Czech Spitfire

Czech Spitfire

Supermarine Spitfire of RAF Fighter Command carrying the colours of a Czech Squadron Composite Image
James Biggadike | Dieppe Raid

Dieppe Raid

On the 19th August 1942, AB910 flew in one of the largest air battles of any war in history. Through fierce fighting, it flew four sorties over the English Channel in support of Operation Jubilee, an Allied-attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe.
James Biggadike | Down In The Channel

Down In The Channel

Closely followed by his Wingman a Spitfire Pilot shot up over the English Channel prepares to ditch in the water. Luckily a nearby Yacht spots the impending water landing and moves to aid in the rescue.
James Biggadike | Dunkirk Patrol

Dunkirk Patrol

Spitfires from RAF Fighter Command tustle with the Luftwaffe as the troops are evacuated from the beach at Dunkirk
James Biggadike | Duxford Spitfire

Duxford Spitfire

Mk.1 Supermarine Spitfire based at RAF Duxford
James Biggadike | Eagle Rising

Eagle Rising

RAF Spitfires from No.71 Eagle Squadron in the early morning sun
James Biggadike | Eagle Squadron

Eagle Squadron

Supermarine Spitfires from No.71 Squadron 'Eagle Squadron' volunteer US pilots
James Biggadike | Enemy Sighted

Enemy Sighted

Raf Spitfire zeros in on a flight of enemy bombers Composite Image
James Biggadike | Enemy Kill

Enemy Kill

A RAF Spitfire scores a kill during intense dog fighting
James Biggadike | Engaging


A RAF Supermarine Spitfire breaks to engage a wave of enemy fighters
James Biggadike | Spitfire MK356

Spitfire MK356

The mighty Supermarine Spitfire. Famous fighter of RAF Fighter Command. Composite Image
James Biggadike | Spitfire


The mighty Supermarine Spitfire. Famous fighter of RAF Fighter Command
James Biggadike | Spitfire Silhouette

Spitfire Silhouette

A Spitfire silhouetted against the sun Composite Image
James Biggadike | Spit and Hurry

Spit and Hurry

Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane in formation. Composite Image
James Biggadike | Spitfire EP120

Spitfire EP120

With seven 'kills' to its name, The Fighter Collection's Spitfire LF Mk.Vb EP120 is a genuine Second World War combat veteran. The aircraft passed through several Royal Air Force units, downing six Luftwaffe aircraft during its time with No. 501 Squadron.
James Biggadike | 41 Squadron Spitfires

41 Squadron Spitfires

Spitfires from No. 41 Squadron RAF. After flying defensive patrols during the first months of World War Two, No 41 moved south at the end of May 1940 to fly covering operations over the Dunkirk beaches, alternating between Yorkshire and south-east England during the Battle of Britain.
James Biggadike | Over The Bridge

Over The Bridge

A Supermarine Spitfire passes over the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge which spans the Avon Gorge.
James Biggadike | BBMF Spitfire and Lancaster

BBMF Spitfire and Lancaster

BBMF Spitfire P7350 along with the Avro Lancaster Bomber
James Biggadike | Spitfire P7350

Spitfire P7350

Supermarine SPitfire P7350 of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. The only airworthy Spitfire from the Battle of Britain, a much admired survivor and precious piece of British aviation history.
James Biggadike | Spitfire BS435 – F-FY

Spitfire BS435 – F-FY

Supermarine Spitfire Mark IX BS435 with 611 RAF West Lancashire Squadron markings of Squadron leader Hugo T. Armstrong D.F.C. Hugo Armstrong was the first Australian wartime-trained fighter pilot to command a RAF fighter squadron in WW2, and led 611 Squadron successfully until his death in action.
James Biggadike | Supermarine Spitfire MkI G-CGUK

Supermarine Spitfire MkI G-CGUK

Spitfire X4650 was built by Vickers Armstrong's (Supermarine) Ltd. at Woolston in October 1940. It was delivered to the RAF 24 MU at Ternhill. On 14th November 1940 it was taken on charge by 54 Squadron at Catterick. On 28th December 1940 this aircraft and another of the same squadron were undertaking a training exercise when they collided at 12,000 feet it was struck off charge on 4th January 1941.
James Biggadike | Spitfires


Supermarine Spitfires break formation above the clouds
James Biggadike | Victory Roll

Victory Roll

A Royal Air Force Supermarine Spitfire perfors a victory roll as the sun breaks through the clouds
James Biggadike | Spitfire AB910 Dust

Spitfire AB910 Dust

Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb AB910 of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Visit us at SpitfireAB910.com
James Biggadike | The Duxford Spitfire

The Duxford Spitfire

The Duxford Spitfire. N3200. On 26th May 1940 during Operation Dynamo Spitfire N3200 crash-landed on a beach at Sangatte, near Calais it was lost until 1986 when it was revealed by the tide and the Spitfire was recovered from the French sands. The Spitfire was restored to flying condition and returned to the air in 2014.
James Biggadike | Spitfire, Mitchells Vision

Spitfire, Mitchells Vision

Reginald Joseph Mitchell credited with the creation of the Supermarine Spitfire which first flew in 1936. The RAF ordered 310 production Spitfires. Mitchell is reported to have said that Spitfire was just the sort of bloody silly name they would choose.
James Biggadike | Home Through The Snow

Home Through The Snow

A flight of Supermarine Spitfires head home low level over the snow covered countryside, Digital painting
James Biggadike | Spitfire Dream

Spitfire Dream

Supermarine Spitfire set in a dreamy sky. Composite Image
James Biggadike | Spitfire In The Clouds

Spitfire In The Clouds

Spitfire Mk Vb AB910 flying through the clouds Composite Image
James Biggadike | Spitfire, One of The Few

Spitfire, One of The Few

Supermarine Spitfire artwork. The beatuiful lines of the spitfire.
James Biggadike | Zumbachs Bird

Zumbachs Bird

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb carrying the colours of Sqn Ldr Jan Zumbach OC's Spitfire EN951.
James Biggadike | At The Setting Of The Sun

At The Setting Of The Sun

At The Setting Of The Sun. digital painting of a Spitfire over a field of poppies as the sun sets. Composite Image