Spitfire

Spitfire

Spitfire may refer to:

Aircraft

* Supermarine Spitfire, a British single-seat fighter aircraft used in World War II

Airports

* Spitfire Aerodrome, an airport in Pedricktown, New Jersey, (United States)

Automobiles

* Triumph Spitfire, a small two-seat British sports car from Triumph Motor Company developed in the 1960s

hips

* "HMS Spitfire", the name of three British naval ships
* "USS Spitfire", the name of four U.S. naval ships
* UPS Spitfire, the name of two Polish naval ships

Movies

* "Spitfire (1934 film)", a U.S. film starring Katharine Hepburn
* "Spitfire", the U.S. title of the 1942 British film "The First of the Few"
* "Spitfire (1994 film)", a U.S. film starring Lance Henriksen

Music

* Spitfire (song), a 2004 single by the British electronica act The Prodigy
* Spitfire (Jefferson Starship album), a 1976 album by Jefferson Starship
* Spitfire (UK band), a garage rock band from Crawley, West Sussex, England
* Spitfire (US band), a metalcore band from Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
* Spitfire (Russian band), a ska band from Saint Petersburg, Russia
* The Mexican Spitfires Sydney-based Australian indie-pop band of the 1980s; sometimes abbreviated as "the Spitfires" or "the Spitties"
* Spitfire Records, a heavy metal-oriented record label

Comics

* Spitfire (comics), a fictional character in Marvel Comics World War Two-era superteam "The Invaders"
* Spitfire (New Universe), a.k.a. "Spitfire and the Troubleshooters" and "Codename: Spitfire", a comic book published under the New Universe imprint of Marvel Comics
* Project Spitfire, a fictional US government project appearing in the Marvel Comics' series newuniversal.
* SpitFire, a character from the anime/manga Air Gear.

Other uses

* Lupe Vélez, an actress known as "the Mexican spitfire"
* Spitfire (beer), a UK bottled and cask beer
* Spitfire (BBS), a software program for operating a Bulletin Board System
* Kent Spitfires, the name adopted by Kent County Cricket Club when playing ODI or Twenty20 matches
* "The Spitfires" is the nickname of Eastleigh F.C., a non-league football club in Hampshire, England
* Spitfire sawfly, a type of insect and its caterpillar found in Australia
* Spitfire Wheels, a skateboard-wheel brand by Deluxe Distribution
* Windsor Spitfires, a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League
* .22 Spitfire (5.7 x 33 mm) Rifle cartridge
* Fictional future creatures in the TV show "The Future Is Wild":
** Spitfire Bird
** Spitfire Beetle
** Spitfire Tree


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