Spitfire: A Test Pilot's Story

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An autobiography in which Quill reflects upon his experiences as a test pilot with the Spitfire during World War II. Describes the early problems of mass production, of developing its capabilities and dealing with its defects.

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...splendid and readable -- The Times Literary Supplement

A worthy memorial to an exceptional pilot, and a great aircraft. -- Pilot Magazine September 1999

An extremely sophisticated and evocative story...a fresh insight into war in the air. -- Sunday Telegraph

He writes with fascinating foresight of aviation technology -- Timers Literary Supplement

It is Quill’s skill in telling good anecdote and his respect for fellow test and fighter pilot’s which stand out. -- Joanne Green Isle of Man Newspapers

Quill, the man and pilot, made his mark: this book is his testament. -- Times Literary Supplement

This is a handsome record, filled with nostalgia for an era in flying that is now gone... -- Times Literary Supplement

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