The Spitfire F.21 was the last Spitfire version to serve in World War II. Considered as an interim version, it led to the ultimate Spitfire marks: the F.22 and F.24. These profiles were created for the book “Squadrons! No.7: The Supermarine Spitfire F.21” by Phil Listemann.
These profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No 3 – The Supermarine Spitfire Mk V in the Far East by Phil Listemann. Supermarine Spitfire Mk V Trop MA292 of No 615 (County of Surrey) Squadron flown by F/O Sydney Weggery (RNZAF), Dohazari, India, January 1944. Supermarine Spitfire Mk V Trop JL320 of No […]
These profiles were created for the book Squadrons No 6 ! – The Supermarine Spitfire Mk VII by Phil Listemann. Supermarine Mk VII MD120 of No 131 (County of Kent) Squadron flown by S/L James J. “Orange” O’Meara. Culmhead, March 1944. Supermarine Mk VII MD182 of No 616 Squadron flown by F/L Jack Cleland (RNZAF). […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]