The Hawker Sea Fury was a British fighter aircraft developed for the Royal Navy by Hawker during the Second World War. The german ME 262 was the fastest plane , a jet ,top speed somewhere around 500mph.What was the fastest Spitfire fighter?
During the programme, Squadron Leader J R Tobin took a Mark XI Spitfire into a 45-degree dive; the plane reached a top speed of 606mph (975km/h), or Mach 0.89 (Mach 1 being the technical term for the speed of sound). It was the fastest speed a Spitfire had ever flown - or at least the fastest that a pilot had lived to tell the tale.Who made the Spitfire plane?
Reginald Mitchell designed the Spitfire, the plane most associated with the Battle of Britain. Mitchell produced a plane that was revolutionary and the Spitfire remains to this day one of the most celebrated planes ever developed.