The spitfire airplane was an aircraft that seemed to exhibit a great, individual character. Revealed here in a magnificent ink sketch image, highlighting the distinctive wing profile as it completes a low level swoop.
There can be very little doubt that the Supermarine Spitfire was one of the most outstanding fighter aircraft in the Second World War.
But the aircraft didn't fly itself.
Tribute has to be paid to the brave, and innovative pilots, of many nationalities, that piloted the plane with such skill and daring, to get the best out of it, to become eventually a spitfire ace.
After the Battle of Britain the Spitfire became the backbone of RAF Fighter Command and saw action in mainland Europe, in
the Pacific and the South-East Asian area of the conflict.
The aircraft was much loved by the pilots that flew her, not only for its high speed, but also for its superb handling and