Flight Craft 15: The Supermarine Spitfire


The Mark V and its Variants

By: Lance Cole
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Paperback
Series: Flight Craft
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781526710499
Published: 16th October 2018
RRP / Print Price: £16.99

Current purchase price:
£11.90

Flight Craft 15: The Supermarine Spitfire

The story of the Supermarine Spitfire has been told across many years and the debate about it is enduring, yet the Spitfire remains a true icon. For aviation enthusiasts, for historians, for modellers, the word Spitfire conjures many stories and affections. This book presents the Spitfire enthusiast with an up-to-date history of the Spitfire – not just in its design and application in war, but also as a flying memorial and as an aero modellers’ vital focus.

The text examines recently revealed forgotten aspects of the Spitfire story; by combining the elements of design, the story of a weapon of war and a revered scale model, this book frames an essential chapter in aviation history. Packed with original and contemporary images and information, and displaying unique Spitfire model collections, the narrative bridges an important gap and is a worthy addition to the Flight Craft series.

 




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