Supermarine Spitfire Profiles and Logos

Profiles and Logos

The Supermarine Spitfire together with the Hawker Hurricane was the backbone of RAF Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and was the only Allied fighter to fight in front line service from the beginning to the end of the conflict. Designed by Reginald Mitchell as a short range interceptor. The aircraft had an elliptical wing with sunken rivets which were leading edge of the day.

The aircraft entered service with No. 19 Squadron based at RAF Duxford on 4th August 1938. The last operational flight was on 1st April 1954 when a PR Mk19 flew from RAF Seletar, Singapore.