he Man Who Designed The Spitfire
Reginald Joseph Mitchell (20 May 1895 - 11 June 1937) was an aeronautical engineer, best known for his design of the Supermarine Spitfire.
The prototype first flight was on 5 March 1936 and the Spitfire Mk Ia first flight on 14 May 1938. The first combat of the Spitfire was on the 6 September 1939, three days after that Great Britain declared war to Germany.
This fighter aeroplane (along with the Hawker Hurricane) fought off Hitler's Luftwaffe and foiled The Führer's planned invasion of England in the summer of 1940 during THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN. This was the first real German setback in the Second World War.
pitfire, the legend, the facts and its opponent:Part 1