Photo The last of the fewNew book captures the last Spitfires in stunning air to air action. Soaring into the skies above the green and pleasant land they so spectacularly fought to defend 76 years ago they are the last of the few airworthy Spitfires left. ift.tt/2DWnMGF
WWII Royal Air Force fighter 'ace' James Edgar "Johnnie" Johnson flew Spitfire Mk IX EN398 during 1943. As a wing commander he had his initials as its code letters, JE-J. Depicted here climbing vertically into a sunlit sky, displaying the beautifully evolving lines of RJ Mitchell's iconic design.