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82 Years of the Spitfire at Duxford

On August 4, 1938, the operational history of the Spitfire began with Duxford’s No. 19 Squadron

How the Spitfire Accidentally Invented Crowdfunding

It has always been an aircraft loved by the people. But thanks to a scheme that was way ahead of its time, the Spitfire was funded by them, too…

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Escort Fighters: 118 Sqn’s Spitfire Years – Part 1

For much of World War Two, the Spitfires of 118 Sqn escorted bombers and strike aircraft on raids over occupied Europe...

A Big Spitfire Thank You

A major fundraising campaign for the NHS will make an airworthy reconnaissance Spitfire its centrepiece.

D-Day: Aerial Armada

Graham Pitchfork describes the massive airborne assault that paved the way for D-Day