Dinger's Aviation Pages

Back in 1991-92, I put together a program for the Amiga computer about the Spitfire. It was available over the next few years first as a fully commercial product, and then released into the public domain. It was part of the "Learning Curve" CD Rom published by Wierd Science. I converted the program to run on PCs, albeit only as a DOS program and this was also available as PD.

I have taken the key text elements from the program and incorporated them here. You will see that the pictures were originally produced for the low-res 16 and 256 colour screens in use in the early '90s, giving it a "retro" look. I have updated a certain amount of the information in the light of information about the Spitfire published since then. I have deliberately tried not to get too technical or pedantic to make it accessible to people who know nothing about aircraft and come to the subject without any background knowledge (the original program was aimed at 9-15 year olds). Please note I retain the right to be identified as the author of this work.