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The Supermarine Spitfire was a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries throughout the Second World War. The Spitfire continued to be used as a front line fighter and in secondary roles into the 1950s. It was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft and was the only British fighter in continuous production throughout the war.
The Spitfire was designed as a short-range, high-performance interceptor aircraft by R. J. Mitchell, chief designer at Supermarine Aviation Works (which operated as a subsidiary of Vickers-Armstrong since 1928). Mitchell continued to refine the design until his death from cancer in 1937, whereupon his colleague Joseph Smith became chief designer.The Spitfire's elliptical wing had a thin cross-section, allowing a higher top speed than several contemporary fighters, including the Hawker Hurricane. Speed was seen as essential to carry out the mission of home defence against enemy bombers.
During the Battle of Britain (July–October 1940), the Spitfire was perceived by the public as the RAF fighter of the battle, though the more numerous Hawker Hurricane shouldered a greater proportion of the burden against the Luftwaffe. The Spitfire units had a lower attrition rate and a higher victory to loss ratio than those flying Hurricanes.
After the Battle of Britain, the Spitfire became the backbone of RAF Fighter Command, and saw action in the European, Mediterranean, Pacific and the South-East Asian theatres. Much loved by its pilots, the Spitfire served in several roles, including interceptor, photo-reconnaissance, fighter-bomber, carrier-based fighter, and trainer. It was built in many variants, using several wing configurations. Although the original airframe was designed to be powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine producing 1,030 hp (768 kW), it was adaptable enough to use increasingly powerful Merlin and later Rolls-Royce Griffon engines; the latter was eventually able to produce 2,035 hp (1,520 kW).

about the designer and engineer who created the Supermarine Spitfire,
Reginald Joseph Mitchell(1895-1937):
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._J._Mi…
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for all these people who watched Skycrawlers:I have a theory,maybe others had seen before,I m not saying Im the first to think this:
There is nobody on the cockpit of the Black Jaguar machine.
it means, probably the Teacher is just a program charged with the memories of all the Kildren pilots defeated in battle.
Thats why he is invincible,he knows all the reactions and movementes of them.In fact maybe the Black Jaguar is just a IA dron fighter airplane,charged with the original mind of the original Teacher and all his Kildren clones. It means pretty much than stupid surprise about dead Bruce Willis at the end of 6th sense, it means Kildrens are part of a system who eat and kill himself to learn and improve,like a Ourobouros snake eating his own tail or Chronos eating their sons.If this analogy is aplicated to the world itself,it explains violence and war like point of process where the system kill himself to learn and became more strong and alive,no matters about feelings and thinkings of the actors involved. Taking itself like just a system of process and memory of functions for some sort of autorecognition through parts and elements involved.Designing himself through fighting and crashing parts,not enough with be stronger,it looks for be more aware about that,specially about technically and order of prioritaire items. It sounds darwinistic and terrible, but have some sense.if cells fight for survivance and autonomy,not reason to disbelief that respectable bunch of cells named persons do not do the same at major scale.
Watch attently the second 0:51 in youtube Skycrawlers dogfight opening,that cockpit looks so empty,as doll bodies in gits2-innocence looks hollow and like empty shells.
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