BLUFIn early 1940 the Spitfire appeared to be no match for the German Messerschmitt Bf-109 during aerial combat; however, switching the Spitfire's variable speed propellor to a constant speed propellor—dramatically improved the Spitfire's performance and more than made it a match for the Bf-109.
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The company modified one Spitfire in four days.
On 24 June, de Havilland sent engineering parties to 12 Spitfire stations.
Author: Martin Waligorski is a writer and editor for The Spitfire Site web page.
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