Supermarine Spitfire MKV

The Mark V and its Variants

Lance Cole

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
Date Published :
April 2019
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
FlightCraft
Illustration :
color illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781526710499
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 11 X 8.5 inches
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In stock
$28.95

Overview
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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 FlightCraft series.

About The Author
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Lance Cole has been an automotive and aviation writer for over 25 years and is internationally published and syndicated. A former Sir William Lyons Scholar, and national press columnist, Lance is the author of over a dozen books and is also a trained designer, photographer and illustrator. His passion for design led him to Bugatti and many years attending Prescott’s action. The evocative photos in this book truly capture Lance’s passion for all things Bugatti.

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