Spitfire

The Battle of Britain and the Debt We Owe

Group Captain Mike Neville | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK
Group Captain Mike Neville

Seventy-four years on, the heroism and sacrifice of these young men is the stuff of legend, romanticised and steeped in patriotism. So often portrayed with the iconic RAF moustache, the majority were probably too young to even have a moustache. Who were these men? How do they remember the Battle of Britain and what became of those who survived the years of war? What happened when they stopped being pilots, stepping out of uniform and back into civilian life?

Thousands Turn Out For Armed Forces Day

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK

Thousands of people turned out to mark Armed Forces Day in Scotland and in Nottingham at a series of parades and fly-pasts. Celebratory events were...

Like Eggs? Like Spitfires?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

You'd be plane stupid to shell out for an original Spitfire when you could just poach a few boxes, lay them down and have a crack at building this egg...

Is A Spitfire At The Bottom Of A Wooden Crate In Burma?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

A wooden crate in Burma could contain one of the most iconic British combat aircrafts, and an excavation team could soon discover whether a Spitfire i...

British Team Heads To Burma To Locate Buried Spitfires

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK

The difficult task of locating and excavating dozens of British Spitfires that were buried in the Burmese jungle during the Second World War is to get...

Spitfires Buried In Burma During WWII Could Return To The Skies

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

Twenty "lost" Spitfires that were buried in Burma during the Second World War could return to the skies, it has been revealed. David Cameron and Bu...

RAF War Hero Banned From 'Dangerous' Spitfire Cockpit.. In A Museum

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

A Second World War fighter pilot has spoken out against "ridiculous" health and safety concerns which prevented him from sitting in the cockpit of a s...