Real Engineering: The Spitfire's Fatal Flaw

The Supermarine Spitfire is one of World War II’s iconic planes, permanently carving it’s name during the Battle of Britain between 1940 and 1941. But, as Real Engineering explains, the Spitfire initially had an engineering flaw that almost turned the tides against the Allies.

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