As the worldwide population of airworthy Spitfires has continued to grow at an impressive rate over the past few years, there has been a certain familiarity about the schemes the aircraft are finished in. Unsurprisingly these schemes focus on either the early war camouflage of the more "classic" Mk IX scheme of grey/green camouflage. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/51350598690/in/dateposted/ … Continue reading New Look Spitfires – Non RAF Schemes Revival
A slight change to the Warbird Tails advent schedule today to make the historic event earlier on today which saw the "Silver Spitfire" MJ271/G-IRTY land back at Goodwood having flown around the world after the past few months. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/48154024012/in/album-72157709319106207/ The aircraft and its PC12 support ship, together with three pilots have flown over large ocean … Continue reading The Silver Spitfire – Mission Complete!
What else is there to do on the hottest day of the year besides take a trip up to Duxford? Having not made the pilgrimage for a month or so it certainly felt like perfect weather to hopefully catch some warbird action. https://www.flickr.com/photos/127965535@N04/48154024012/in/dateposted/ I certainly wasn't disappointed as before I was even out the car … Continue reading Silver Spitfire Saturday