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.
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
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.
Dogfight in the skies over Southern England as a BF109 goes down in flames. A SPitfire claims the kill
Spitfire MK356 (Mk LFIXe), Spitfire PM631 (Mk PRXIX) and Spitfire TE311 (Mk LF XVIE) from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight
WC Johnnie Johnson opens up the machine guns on his Spitfire. Composite Image
A Supermarine Spitfire opens up, cannons blazing. This particular Spitfire is carrying the markings of Air Vice Marshal James Edgar Johnnie Johnson Digital artwork
Spitfires from RAF Fighter Command patrol the English coast
A Supermarine Spitfire comes in for a low pass Composite Image
Supermarine Spitfire of RAF Fighter Command carrying the colours of a Czech Squadron Composite Image
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.
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.
Spitfires from RAF Fighter Command tustle with the Luftwaffe as the troops are evacuated from the beach at Dunkirk
Mk.1 Supermarine Spitfire based at RAF Duxford
RAF Spitfires from No.71 Eagle Squadron in the early morning sun
Supermarine Spitfires from No.71 Squadron 'Eagle Squadron' volunteer US pilots
Raf Spitfire zeros in on a flight of enemy bombers Composite Image
A RAF Spitfire scores a kill during intense dog fighting
A RAF Supermarine Spitfire breaks to engage a wave of enemy fighters
The mighty Supermarine Spitfire. Famous fighter of RAF Fighter Command. Composite Image
The mighty Supermarine Spitfire. Famous fighter of RAF Fighter Command
A Spitfire silhouetted against the sun Composite Image
Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane in formation. Composite Image
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.
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.
A Supermarine Spitfire passes over the famous Clifton Suspension Bridge which spans the Avon Gorge.
BBMF Spitfire P7350 along with the Avro Lancaster Bomber
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.
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.
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.
Supermarine Spitfires break formation above the clouds
A Royal Air Force Supermarine Spitfire perfors a victory roll as the sun breaks through the clouds
Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb AB910 of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Visit us at SpitfireAB910.com
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.
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.
A flight of Supermarine Spitfires head home low level over the snow covered countryside, Digital painting
Supermarine Spitfire set in a dreamy sky. Composite Image
Spitfire Mk Vb AB910 flying through the clouds Composite Image
Supermarine Spitfire artwork. The beatuiful lines of the spitfire.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb carrying the colours of Sqn Ldr Jan Zumbach OC's Spitfire EN951.
At The Setting Of The Sun. digital painting of a Spitfire over a field of poppies as the sun sets. Composite Image