Search found 3707 matches
The Spitfire, with its narrow track undercarriage, necessitated by the gun arrangement vs the thickness of chord is not very stable on the ground. Add to this the fact that she is also nose heavy on the ground. Having established that as a base... The Spitfire was usually, under RAF rules and proced...
- 23 Aug 2020, 21:49
- Forum: Spitfire MkI/II
- Topic: Repaint Request: NHS Spitfire
- Replies: 8
- Views: 336
- 30 Jul 2020, 22:14
- Forum: Pilot's Lounge
- Topic: Funniest thing on the internet this year!
- Replies: 8
- Views: 602
A British friend of mine, after 5 weeks quarantined with his wife, told me that he was pretty sure that with three wives and five years not being able to leave the same house, Osma Bin Laden had probably called the SEALs himself!
A good roundup of the overall progress so far. What it doesn't show is the hundreds and hundreds of hours of research and Coreldraw drawing that have gone into the project. I have been stunned by the amount of research I've still had to to, even after 40 odd years of general Spitfire research and th...
Thanks Lewis, Yes Chris is the very same "yoke man". Building a IIb ASR (or IIC if you prefer). The paint is a good match for post Spitfire I aircraft. It is called Pale Eucalypt. A little dark perhaps unless in glaring sunlight. It fits well with "worn" looks. Unfortunately I can't use it for K9817...
I know what you mean. I had my first proper (Pub) beer at 12 in Leonora in the front bar. Dad didn't seem too concerned about being arrested. But then again, the local Police Sergeant was sitting next to us.