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Title: Thank you RJ
Post by: planenut on March 05, 2016, 12:09:38 PM
Eighty years old today, the iconic and beautiful Spitfire. Sigh!
Title: Re: Thank you RJ
Post by: Funtera on March 05, 2016, 01:46:01 PM
can you still remember the first flight? hee hee hee  ........ hides!!

still unmatched in the skies for elegance and still makes the spirit soar when you see and hear one (with the Merlin of course)
Title: Re: Thank you RJ
Post by: planenut on March 05, 2016, 05:55:01 PM
Odd thing today, I was at an address for the first time and when the question of "date" came up, I made a remark that it was "Spitfire Day". No sooner said the guy ushered me into his lounge where he has polished crank shafts from a Spitfire and a Hurricane Merlin, fantastic.