The Spitfire Blog

How to fly like a banana

Today the Spitfire seems like a simple aeroplane but even by today’s standards, it was a complicated and sophisticated killing machine, one of the most advanced planes in its day. We went to a present day factory which build, maintain and...

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Norman explains Spitfire wing construction

Norman was a young assembly engineer who worked on Spitfires at High Post where the final assemblies were done along with development of the Spitfire. Here he shows us in a modern day factory how important the wing structure of the...

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The production company

The production company

EthemMedia is a multimedia company which specialises in TV Adverts, Documentaries, Dramas, Corporate Promos and Digital Media. The company is owned by Ethem Cetintas, a filmmaker with over 40 years of experience in the industry. Ethem and his team of media...

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They dropped a bomb on me grandad

Salisbury was attacked by Luftwaffe on numerous occasions in various ways. One such attack involved two Focke Wulf Fw 190’s where the leading one went straight to the centre of the town, terrifying the locals by flying down one of the main...

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Filming at BBMF Coningsby

“We’re going to RAF Coningsby for 3 days’ filming with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight?” Was I dreaming?” No I wasn’t, and what a life enhancing experience it was. Just approaching that famous RAF base with all its wartime...

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Today’s Spitfire; the Typhoon

During WW2, the technology race between England and Germany was fierce. Germany had endless resources made available by Hitler which overwhelmed the many European nations. Luftwaffe became the vastly superior force in the air, simply; it...

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The Director’s Cut DVD is out

The DVD contains the feature length documentary as seen in cinemas along with over 15 minutes of extra footage, a Special Booklet of all the secret Spitfire locations and subtitle facility is included.
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