Cat & Mouse - Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I Aviation Art Print by Aviation Artist Chris French FGAvA
Held in reserve for much of the Battle of Britain, the pilots of 611 squadron wasted no time getting into action once committed. Here Wilfred Duncan-Smith tangles with a Bf-109E in a low-level game of Cat & Mouse. At this height the manoeuvrability and gentle handling of the British machine would outclass the slightly greater speed and diving ability of the German aircraft.