K5054

Supermarine Spitfire

On this day in 1936 Vickers test pilot ‘Mutt’ Summers took the RJ Mitchell designed prototype up for an eight minute test flight at Eastleigh Aerodrome. A legend was born.

2 Comments to “K5054”

  1. A legend indeed. And a great beauty too.
    Any visit from from the US postal service with goodies from your earth-bound UK chum.? Anything.?
    It was sent in mid December.!?
    Whatever can have happened.?
    Oh b#ggeration.!
    Do keep me posted, if you will.
    Enjoy your WE.
    B xx

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