Celebrations for OFMC Spitfire’s 75th ‘birthday’

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A private event was held at Duxford on August 7 to mark the 75th anniversary of Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX MH434’s first flight. The fighter, which adorned the cover of our August issue, was first flown by test pilot Alex Henshaw from Castle Bromwich, Birmingham on August 7, 1943.

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