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Spitfire

Spitfire AR213 in Flight at Kemble 2010[1]

All information from Spitfire the History except where noted.[2]

  • Built by Westland Aircraft under contract No B124305/40.
  • Sent to 12MU 24 July 1941.
  • Transferred to 57 OTU and coded JZ-E[3] 31 July 1941.
  • Category AC flying accident 19 April 1943
  • Struck off charge 30 August 1945
  • Sold to Allen Wheeler 10 March 1947
  • Refurbished for use in Battle of Britain film 1967[3]
  • Sold to Patrick Lindsay 1978
  • Passed to Victor Gauntlet 1986 after death on Patrick Lindsay[3]
  • Used for LWT miniseries Piece of Cake 1988[4]
  • Based at Booker[4]
  • Sold to Spitfire The One Ltd and based at Duxford 2011 .

References

  1. Military Planes Website
  2. Mogran, Eric and Shackalady, Edward. Spitfire the History. Key Books Ltd. 2000
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Caygill, Peter. Combat Legend Spitfire Mks I-V. Airlife. 2002
  4. 4.0 4.1 Arnold, Peter. Article Where are they now? - The Battle of Britain, Fly Past Magazine October 1989.

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