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Yes The fairy princes of both the Spitfire and the Hurricane first flew in 1936, and were taken into regular service with the RAF in 1938. The key impetus for the serious development of both planes was Britain's decision in 1934 to re-arm.

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Q: Was the Spitfire invented for World War 2?
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Where was the spitfire built?

The World War 2 spitfire was invented and built in England.

What is spitfire World War 2?

A Supermarine Spitfire was a British fighter plane used in world war 2.

How was the Spitfire used in World War 2?

The Spitfire was an RAF fighter.

Is the Mk1a spitfire from world war 1 or 2?

The Spitfire is from WW2 .

What were the names of some of the spitfire planes in World War 2?

The Supermarine Spitfire was the only Spitfire in World War 2. There were other planes later built on the Spitfire model but they had different names than the Spitfire. See the link below.

What sort of plane was the spitfire?

The Spitfire was a World War 2-era British invented and designed fighter aircraft. used to defend England in the battle of Britain.

What did the spitfire do in World War 2?


What is spitfire?

A Supermarine Spitfire was a British fighter plane used in world war 2.

Where was the spitfire made?

the spitfire was made in England in world war 2 designed by supermarine.

Which was the best plane of World War 2?

the spitfire

What were the most useful aircraft in World War 2?


How many spitfire pilots died in World War 2?

About 20,000 American spitfire pilots died in WW2.

Which country flew spitfire planes in World War 2?


What were the guns on the world war 2 spitfire warplane?

Browning .303

What is the difference between a spitfire and a messerschmitt?

A Spitfire was a British fighter plane during World War 2 and a Messerschmitt was a German fighter.

Was there a plane in World War 2 called the spitfire?

Indeed there was such a plane as a Spitfire during WW2. It was one of the UK's main fighters.

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What was the spitfire World War 2 made off?

It was made of aluminium and steel

What was the British fighter aircraft in World War 2?

Spitfire and Hurricane fighters

What 2 Fighter Planes helped Britain win World War 2?

The Spitfire and The Hurricane

What was the name of British planes in World War 2?

The Spitfire fighter and the Lancaster bomber .

When was the spitfier used?

The Spitfire was used during world war 2 as a fighter plane

Is the spitfire still used today?

no, the spitfire was only used in world war 2, but they are still flown in airshows all around Britain but I'm not sure about the rest of the world.

What country does the spitfire come from?

The Spitfire was designed by RJ Mitchell in The United Kingdom and was one of the main British fighter planes in World War 2.

What is the top speed for a world war 2 spitfire?

Spitfires at the end of the war could fly about 440 mph.