When you press the Gear on the spitfire the cockpit door open
No it should close when you put then up and open when down
@Sam1… MaxSez: “We” call that door a “Canopy” Sam. A lexicon of aviation terminology is available on the web. You can use any search engine to find it.
It’s stuffy in there. On stressful landings the pilot might want a bit of fresh air.
@Freddiefrogs… Actually Fred the Open Canopy was practical. In the pre-Ejection Seat period Canopies had a tendency to get stuck closed if you rolled her up. An open Canopy on approach was a standard practice back in the day. Max
I knew it had a purpose, but thanks for pointing out why.
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