The Spitfire Story

The Spitfire Story

By: Price, Alfred

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Book Condition: Very Good


The Spitfire is probably the most famous Second World War fighter aircraft. Alfred Price, international authority on the Spitfire, traces the life of the aircraft that has become a living legend. From the original design concept of Reginald Mitchell to the first flight in 1936, and on through 12 years of continuous development, this extensively illustrated history of the Spitfire has benefited from the help of many people engaged in the design, production and testing of the Spitfire, in particular Jeffrey Quill, the former Chief Test Pilot for Supermarine. Quill has written the Foreword for this edition (BTW we have Quill's book as well) review >>> this book is full of anecdotes by the rest of "The Few" Book is approx 1.4kilo to post, 256 engrossing crisply presented pp. review >>> Five stars are not enough for this excellent work.

Title: The Spitfire Story

Author Name: Price, Alfred

Categories: WAR, MILITARY, WEAPONS, FIREARMS, AVIATION, - WORLD WAR II,

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 28.5cm

Seller ID: 011524

Keywords: Price Spitfire Blitz War RAF