Today the sight and sound of a spitfire strutting its stuff is the high point of any air show. More than 22,000 of these aircraft were built. This book provides a brief history of this iconic aeroplane and a fascinating behind-the-scenes insight into what is involved in restoring, flying and maintaining a Spitfire today, nearly 70 years after the first prototype flew.
160 pgs, 8.5 x 11, HB, full of color photos & illustrations. $34.95