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The origins of the Spitfire

Duration: 00:52

Raymond Baxter, BBC presenter and former Spitfire pilot, recounts the revolutionary origins of the Supermarine Spitfire and its Rolls-Royce Merlin engine.

Available since: Wed 1 Sep 2010


Raymond Baxter
Eric Barrass
Production Designer
Peter Hylton Cleaver

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Rolls Royce

Raymond Baxter presents edited highlights of the 75th anniversary of Rolls-Royce.

First broadcast: 08 Nov 1979

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