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Thread: A Round the World Trip in a 'Silver' Spitfire.

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    Default A Round the World Trip in a 'Silver' Spitfire.

    Two British pilots have returned to Goodwood after completing a Round the World flight in a restored Spitfire with the paintwork stripped to a shining aluminium finish.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-eng...the-world-trip

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    Yes I have been following its progress via Facebook.
    Great Stuff.

    "Its a fine line indeed between going out in a Blaze of Glory or having Crashed & Burnt!"
    Member Australian Society of WW1 Aero Historians

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    Love the shapes of Spitfire, here they are even nicer with plain polished aluminium surface. Do you know Marcel Dessault's rule? "If it looks good, it flies well." He must saw a Spitfire

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    I covered the takeoff. Did anyone get to see the Spit in its travels ?
    https://www.wingsofwar.org/forums/sh...cumnavigation-!

    "He is wise who watches"

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    generally, im not a fan of warbirds in civilian colors, but that spit looks smart!

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    There is much more about the Silver Spitfire on the Daily Mail website. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art..._campaign=1490



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