Spitfire was the name of a World War II British fighter plane: streamlined, dainty as hell, but packing four 50-caliber machine guns and a cannon. Spitfire was also the name of a beautiful 20-year-old British woman test pilot, also streamlined, dainty as all hell, but packing flaming red hair and a body to match.
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 3
, Article 26.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol3/iss1/26