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R J Mitchell

Reginald Joseph Mitchell CBE, FRAeS, (20 May 1895 - 11 June 1937) was an aeronautical engineer, best known for his design of the Supermarine Spitfire.

 

This Statue in the London Science Museum is is made of approximately 400,000 individual pieces of stacked Welsh slate and has taken over 2000 man hours to create

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Taken on April 21, 2011