Tomorrow 75 years ago 5th March 1936, a prototype aircraft Reg K5054 took off for the first time at Eastleigh aerodrome near Southampton it was the first flight of the Spitfire
Heard a Merlin fly over at work on Tuesday morning. All the blokes stopped what they were doing and craned necks. "That's a....." sighhhhhhh
I were quite impressed.
(Dunno what airframe, couldn't see it!)
They really are the sight and sound of freedom for so many people.