Fighter Fund for Bromley

Spitfires in echelon

This advert for support and volunteers for the Fighter Fund in Bromley was published in the Bromley & District Times on 23rd August 1940.

Fighter fund for Bromley, 1940

Enthusiastic Support

– Subscriptions Coming in –
– All Classes want to help –
– Volunteers will be needed –

The Supermarine “Spitfire” single-seater day and night fighter, supreme among fighter aircraft throughout the world.  She carries eight machine guns mounted in the wings, four each side of the fuselage.

The official maximum speed is 357 m.p.h. at 18,100 ft.


Picture shows formation of six spitfires in echelon,

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