Supermarine Spitfire

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Supermarine Spitfire IIa
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Type Military aircraft, Historical aircraft, Fighter aircraft
Configuration Low wing aircraft, Taildragger aircraft, Retractable gear aircraft
Propulsion Single-engine aircraft, Propeller aircraft, Piston aircraft
Manufacturer Supermarine
Author(s) Vivian Meazza
FDM YASim
--aircraft= spitfireIIa
Status Advanced production
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 Systems Stars-5.png
 Cockpit Stars-5.png
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Development
 Website The website for the Supermarine Spitfire IIa developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Supermarine Spitfire IIa.
Download Download the Supermarine Spitfire IIa aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.2).
License GPLv2+
Supermarine Spitfire Vb
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Type Military aircraft, Historical aircraft, Fighter aircraft
Configuration Low wing aircraft, Taildragger aircraft, Retractable gear aircraft
Propulsion Single-engine aircraft, Propeller aircraft, Piston aircraft
Manufacturer Supermarine
Author(s) Vivian Meazza
FDM YASim
--aircraft= spitfireVb
Status Advanced production
 FDM Stars-4.png
 Systems Stars-5.png
 Cockpit Stars-4.png
 Model Stars-5.png
Development
 Website The website for the Supermarine Spitfire Vb developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Supermarine Spitfire Vb.
Download Download the Supermarine Spitfire Vb aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.2).
License GPLv2+

The Supermarine Spitfire is a WWII era British single-seat fighter manufactured by Supermarine aviation, and designed by Reginald Mitchell. The Spitfire, along with the Hawker Hurricane, participated in almost all stages of the war in Europe, and was a pivotal aircraft in fighting the Battle of Britain.

Development status/Issues/Todo

Outside:

  • the plane has got 2 versions:
    • Supermarine Spitfire - can't take off on carriers
    • Supermarine Seafire - can take off on carriers

Inside:

  • cockpit is fully 3D
  • all buttons are clickable
  • 3D pilot visible

Help

Starting engine

  • Switch magnetos on (press { and } ).
  • Set throttle to 1/3 (press PgUp).
  • Press the Primer Pump button (press I ).
  • Press the Starter (press s).

(There is a tutorial in-game for starting engine).

Takeoff from carrier

  • Start the engine
  • Engage catapult (press L)
  • Set throttle to full! NO BRAKE!
  • Activate the catapult (press C)

Landing on carrier

  • Lower your hook (press O)(It cannot be retracted once lowered
  • Set throttle to 1/4th (press PgUp or Num9)
  • Open gear (press G )
  • Set flaps to full(press ])
  • Fly straight to the back of the carrier
  • Try to catch a wire with the hook

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