Spitfire Mk VI

These two profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No.1: The Supermarine Spitfire Mk VI by Phil Listemann. Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIb BR579 No 124 (Baroda) Squadron, Royal Air Force Pilot Officer Michael P. “Slim” Kilburn Debden (UK), Summer 1942 Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIb/Trop BS124 High Altitude Flight, No 103 Maintenance Unit, Royal Air Force […]

Fly it for Christmas !

It is with great pride and honour that I would like to introduce my partnership with maxFlite. The concept behind maxFlite’s product is quite simple: we all have fond childhood memories of playing with small foam gliders with propellers. In most cases, these gliders were as much fun as they were flimsy and unrealistic. MaxFlite […]

“Terry” Webster’s Spitfire Ia R6635

76 years ago today, “Terry” Webster, one of the leading aces of No 41 Squadron during the Battle of Britain, was killed in action. Born in Liverpool in 1916, John Terrance Webster joined the Royal Air Force in 1935. After training, he served with No 17, No 29 and No 80 Squadron before joining No […]

Supermarine Spitfire

One of the greatest classic fighters, and probably the most elegant war machine ever designed. Unfortunately, side views only partially show its superb lines. I started with the Mk V version, and also the Mk I/II. I will be also be doing the Mk V (Trop) and later the Mk IX. More to come later! […]