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PL965 – Supermarine Spitfire PR XI

PL965 – Supermarine Spitfire PR XI

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

    Aircraft Model#:  supermarine spitfire pr.xi Serial/BuNo#  pl965 Construction# Name/NoseArt: Civil Registration: Status:  Flying MACR: History:   PL965 a Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XI was delivered to 16 Squadron Royal Air Force in 1944. Designed to operate at high altitudes (over 30,000 ft) and at high speeds of over 400 mph PR MK XIX […]

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PS853 – Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XIX

PS853 – Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XIX

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XIX Serial/BuNo#  ps 853 Construction# Name/NoseArt: Civil Registration:  g-rrgn Status:  Flying MACR: History:  Although ordered as part of a batch of 200 Spitefuls, most were cancelled and PS853 was one of 79 aircraft built as Spitfire PR.19’s at the Southampton works. Delivered to the Central Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at […]

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Spitfire MK XI “Punkin II” – UNKNOWN SERIAL#

Spitfire MK XI “Punkin II” – UNKNOWN SERIAL#

| March 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

That is Lt Arthur K Leatherwood on the left and Lt John S Blyth on the right. They were with the 14th Squadron of the 7th Photo Group based at Mt Farm, Oxfordshire, UK. The photo is from 1944 and I don’t know the serial number of the A/C.  Leatherwood passed away on August 29, […]

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Spitfire Mk9  MH434

Spitfire Mk9 MH434

| October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Spitfire Mk9  MH434 Owned and operated by the Old Flying Machine Company… http://www.ofmc.co.uk/ Picture taken at the Sept Airshow at Duxford, UK. by Gary Dean

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Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark IXe

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark IXe

| December 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:   Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark IXe Serial/BuNo#  SL633/JT-10 Construction#  CBAF.IX.571 Name/NoseArt: Civil Registration:  N633VS Status:  Flying MACR: History: From HistoricFlight.org – SL633, which refers to the original RAF registration number, featured the elliptical design and power-to-weight ratio that made the LF Mark IXe a pilot’s dream to fly, a lethal fighter, and a delight […]

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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vc

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vc

| December 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  upermarine Spitfire Mk.Vc Serial/BuNo#  AR614/DU-Z Construction#  WASP/20/288 Name/NoseArt: Civil Registration:  NX614VC Status:  Flying MACR: History: From Flying heritage Collection Website – Allocated to the British-based Czech 312 Squadron on September 11, 1942, it was piloted by Squadron Leader Tomas Vybiral. On May 14, 1943, Vybiral led his squadron on a daring wave-top raid […]

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SX336 – Supermarine Seafire

SX336 – Supermarine Seafire

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aircraft Model#:  Supermarine Seafire Serial/BuNo#  sx336 Construction# Name/NoseArt: Civil Registration:  g-kasx Status:  not flying MACR: History:  0/31/2007. This navalized version of the Spitfire was built by Westland Aircraft Ltd. at Yeovil and, with s/n SX336, handed over to the RN FAA on May 3, 1946. It was withdrawn from operational use in 1954, being eventually […]

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