R.j. Mitchell

"If anybody ever tells you anything about an aeroplane which is so bloody complicated you can't understand it, take it from me: it's all balls."

Born
May 20, 1895
Died
June 11, 1937
Birth Place
Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Current Place
Hampshire, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

About

R.J. Mitchell was an English aeronautical engineer who worked for Supermarine Aviation. Between 1920 and 1936 he designed many aircraft. He is best remembered for his racing seaplanes, which culminated in the Supermarine S.6B, and the iconic Second World War fighter, the Supermarine Spitfire.

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