Friday, December 12, 2014

Supermarine Spitfire and Bristol Beaufighter WWII Fighters

Hello everyone, today we are back with some more WWII fighters. For today's lineup we have some British fighters. Up first we have the Supermarine Spitfire. And next we have the Bristol Beaufort. So onto the Spitfire. The Spitfire had a maximum speed of  370 mph, had a loaded weight of 6,622 lbs, and was armed with 2x 20mm and 4x .303 machine guns. There were 20,351 spitfires built. 
Next up we have the Bristol Beaufighter fighter. This fighter was a two-man heavy fighter. This plane had many roles in the war. The fighter was used as a night fighter, then as a fighter bomber, and finally as a torpedo bomber. It had a top speed of 320 mph, had a loaded weight of 25,400, the Beaufighter had many different weapons depending on the role. There were a total of 5,928 of these built. Thanks for reading! 

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