The Spitmoth is sitting on the grass runway of Dr Burson's small airport.
Gum Creek, near Carrollton, Georgia
This displays the heritage of the Spitmoth with the complete instrument
panel as in an authentic Spitfire, using actual Spitfire instruments.
|These photos show the trim wheels on the left side, as in a real Spitfire, and the throttle quadrant. On the right side is the false
undercarriage handle and the fuse box. The seat is a copy of an actual Spitfire seat.
The long nose adds to the feel of a Spitfire.
The front cockpit is covered with a fitted hood, streamlining the body...
and increasing speed.
Exceptional visibility is enjoyed because of the bubble canopy... ideal for