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Tag Archives: Supermarine Spitfire

THE ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN—REFINEMENTS REWARDED

ENGINEERING IS a process, not a result. An excellent example of this is development of the Rolls-Royce Merlin aircraft engine, renowned for powering the Avro Lancaster, de Havilland Mosquito, Hawker … Continue reading

October 30, 2018 · 4 Comments

SPITFIRE FLYING, SELF-TAUGHT

I WAS SORTING through one thing and another when I came upon the British Air Ministry’s 1943 Air Publication 1565K, Spitfire F XII Pilot’s Notes. The Supermarine Spitfire single-seat fighter … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · 3 Comments