The Spitfire turns 80 on 5 March 2016, and the passion for the RAF's best-loved fighter is running at an all-time high.
There are more than 50 Spitfires flying in the world today, and John Dibbs has shot virtually all of them 'on the wing' in his breathtaking style.
This eye-catching book combines a unique collection of stunning photos with poignant first-hand accounts of flying the aeroplane in combat, from some of the most famous aces to ever pilot the Spitfire, and from some of the pilots forgotten by history.
Chronicling the history of the most iconic of British aircraft this is a 'must have' purchase for aviation enthusiasts.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages, 95 b/w, 90 col
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 19/05/2016
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9781472815491