The Supermarine Spitfire was the definitive Allied fighter of World War II and ranks amongst the most famous aircraft of all time. This handbook brings together the most useful manuals produced for the plane's pilots and ground crew and reproduces them as they originally appeared when issued to RAF and other Allied air forces. It includes engine specs, cockpit layout, pilot's notes, flying instructions, emergency procedures, and fighting tactics.
Martin Robson is a military historian and lecturer. His published work includes The Battle of Trafalgar and, with Malyn Newitt, Lord Beresford and British Intervention in Portugal, 1807-1820.