JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes

JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes

Spitfire redux: The WWII guns firing after 70 years buried

Nov 10, 2011 · An excavation at the site of a 1941 Spitfire crash in a bog in the Irish Republic uncovered huge, remarkably preserved chunks of plane and six Browning machine guns.

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Why the Supermarine Spitfire Is Such a Badass Plane

Sep 06, 2020 · Affixed to the Spitfire's wings were eight 0.303-inch (7.7-mm) machine guns, all oriented to fire at a center point in front of the aircraft. …

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Battle of Britain Spitfire unearthed on Salisbury Plain

Sep 05, 2013 · Battle of Britain Spitfire unearthed on Salisbury Plain. An award-winning project which uses archaeology to aid the recovery of injured soldiers has uncovered a crashed Spitfire on Salisbury Plain

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Holme Fen Spitfire dig 'exemplar' for future aviation digs

Mar 27, 2016 · The excavation of a Spitfire from its World War Two crash site has set the standard for future aviation digs, says Historic England.

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High-Tech Innovation Used In WWII Excavation

Jan 15, 2013 · JCB diggers, made in Staffordshire, will help to recover 30 Spitfire warplanes believed to be buried in Burma – and the aircraft were designed by one of the county's most famous sons. The unassembled planes are thought to have been hidden in the ground by US engineers across three sites as World War II ended.

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Leonard E. H. Williams - Wikipedia

Discovery and excavation of Spitfire crash site. The remains of Williams' Spitfire were recovered in Galciana, Tuscany in late 2002. The aircraft was identified as an LF Mk.IX, s/n MH 768, equipped with a Merlin 66 engine and delivered on 19 September 1943 to 39 Maintenance Unit.

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Britain at War Magazine 2015-04 - PDF Free Download

The Burma Spitfires Research Team's report explains how the story of the existence of the buried Spitfires came about initially via eyewitness personal recollections made to British aircraft collector Jim Pearce, and were then picked up by Lincolnshire farmer and BELOW: Spitfire LFVIII MT993. Served with 131 Squadron in India.

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Quest for Spitfires Resumes with New Sponsor

Mar 06, 2014 · A UK-based heavy-equipment manufacturer has become the latest company to throw its support behind a bid to uncover WWII-era Spitfire fighter planes

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JCB aids excavation of British WWII Spitfire planes

The Supermarine Spitfire and the Battle of Britain

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They Intend to Circumnavigate the Globe in a Spitfire for

Dec 17, 2018 · The Classic WW2 British Spitfire. Wikipedia / Bryan Fury75 / CC BY-SA 3.0. The duo bought the Spitfire nine years ago at an auction. They decided to take on the challenge after putting the silver Mark IX plane back together, but not before they created the Boultbee Flying Academy, which claims to be the only training school for Spitfire pilots.

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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX RAF Camouflage Color Profile

20 WW2 British Spitfires Discovered in Burma While not a GIjOE article per se, this story is guaranteed to warm the hearts of all… The Spitfire is considered by most aviation and military experts to be one of the most perfect airplanes …

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Spitfire treasure retrieved from Donegal bog - BBC News

Aug 06, 2011 · The tail wheel of a WWII Spitfire finally makes it home to the runway it took off from 70 years ago. who organised the excavation, the first …

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Dogfight over buried WWII Spitfires in Burma | Fox News

May 01, 2012 · After a 15-year treasure hunt, a farmer and aviation enthusiast struck gold, uncovering as many as 20 World War II-era Spitfire planes buried in Burma at the end of World War II -- a find he may

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Spitfire redux: The WWII guns firing after 70 years buried

Sep 28, 2013 · A bunch of army reserve engineers have lent a hand in locating and excavating a wreckage of a WWII Spitfire, a British single-seater war craft used by the Royal Air Force during the said war. This particular remains was from the Spitfire that was brought down by enemy fire in Salisbury Plain in 1940.

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Aug 23, 2013 · 01/06/2013 Team looks to unearth rare WWII planes in Burma 01/05/2013 Archeologists' team set to unearth British Spitfires 'buried in Burma during WWII' 01/05/2013 Archeologists team set to unearth British Spitfires buried in Burma during WWII 01/05/2013 Spitfire excavation to begin as team prepares to fly out to Burma

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Hunt for lost Spitfires 'buried in crates' continues as

The Supermarine Spitfire and the Battle of Britain

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Myanmar's phantom Spitfires: how a legend was born | The

Feb 04, 2013 · In recent weeks we have been regaled with stories about the imminent unearthing In Myanmar of literally squadrons of brand-new World War II Spitfires – that iconic aircraft of the Battle of Britain in 1940 – that were supposedly buried 40 feet deep in their original shipping crates strengthened with Burmese teak.

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