Haynes Icons Supermarine Spitfire
1936 onwards (all marks)
The legendary Supermarine Spitfire receives the famous Haynes manual treatment with the full co-operation and authorisation of the Royal Air Force.
Here is a unique perspective on what it takes to own, restore and operate a Spitfire, as well as an insight into the engineering and construction of this remarkable fighter aircraft.
This highly detailed book is based around the Spitfire Mk IX at RAF Coningsby.
Authors: Dr Alfred Price and Paul Blackah. Dr Alfred Price served as an aircrew officer in the RAF until 1974. Since then he has been a full-time aviation historian and writer, and is acknowledged as a leading authority on the Spitfire. Paul Blackah is currently Chief Technician at the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, responsible for overseeing the engineering and maintenace work on a number of Spitfires. He is a passionate “warbird” enthusiast.
Icon titles were originally published in the classic, larger manual size and have now been produced in a smaller format containing the same information.
Book Number: Haynes H6574