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SPITFIRE 944

In this moving video an elderly World War II veteran pilot who crash landed in England after returning from a reconnaissance mission in Germany gets surprised with video of the crash landing that he has never seen before.

SPITFIRE SPECIFICATIONS

First built: 1938
Developing Nation: Great Britain
Number built: Over 20,000
Wingspan: 32 ft 10 in (9.9 m) to 40 ft 2 in (12.24 m)
Length: 29 ft 11 in (9.12 m) to 34 ft 4 in (10.46 m)
Height: 9 ft 10 in (3.02 m) to 13 ft 6 in (4.11 m)
Weight (empty): 4,306 lb (1,953 kg) to 8,680 lb (3,937 kg)
Engine: Rolls-Royce Merlin (several variants)
Power: 1,030 hp to 2,350 hp (depending on model)
Maximum altitude: 34,400 ft (10,485 m) to 43,100 ft (13,135 m)
Range: 405 mi (651 km) to 510 mi (821 km)
Armament: Browning machine guns (up to 8), 20 mm cannon, 250 lb bombs, 1 500 1b bomb (depending on model)

SPITFIRE LINKS

Technical Specifications of P9374 Spitfire

Spitfire Mk.1 – British aviation of World War II

TheBattleofBritain1940.net

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