Friday Mar 7
On This Day in Aviation History
1942 - Fifteen Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vs, carrying 90-gallon fuel tanks under their bellies, take off from HMS Eagle off the coast of Algeria on a 600-mile flight to Malta; the fighters become the first to see service outside Britain.
Video: Pilots' war briefing room goes on display at IWM Duxford
Built at the end of World War I the hangar was used by No.19 Squadron between the wars and became the first home to the RAF's legendary Supermarine Spitfire in 1938.
This Crazy Bullet Is The Most Beautiful Plane That Never Flew
There are two constants when it comes to the history of the Italian vehicle industry - beauty, and speed.
2014 Rolls-Royce Ghost vs. 2014 Bentley Flying Spur Comparison
At the intersection of Moore Lane and Victory Road in Derby, England, sprawls the brick-walled engineering headquarters of the Rolls-Royce jet engine operation.
Prince Harry pictured in vintage Spitfire at wounded ex-servicemen fund launch
The Apache helicopter pilot, who serves with the RAF, tried the two-seater Vickers Supermarine trainer craft at the Boultbee Flight Academy in Goodwood The Apache helicopter pilot, 29, who serves with the RAF's 662 Squadron, tried the vintage two-seater Vickers Supermarine trainer craft at the Boultbee Flight Academy in Goodwood, West Sussex.
'Borrowed' England Spitfire Heads Home
A special Second World War Supermarine Spitfire is winging its way back to Hendon, England, a London suburb, for the first time in almost 20 years.