k716 Supermarine Spitfire cockpit

k716 Supermarine Spitfire cockpit

k716 Supermarine Spitfire cockpit

k716 Supermarine Spitfire cockpit

In this close-up, you can see this venerable warbird has been painted up with an Eagle Squadron badge. Eagle squadrons were made up of American volunteers, who joined the RAF to fight the Axis powers before the US was pushed into the Second World War. In fact, it was the lure of flying the ‘best aircraft in the world’ – the Spitfire, that drew them across the pond.
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