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Mk IIA. Built at Castle Bromwich in 1940.
Spitfire IIA P7350

P7350

  • Passed to 6MU on 13 August 1940. First issued to 266 Squadron September 6 1940[1] as either UO-Y[2] or UO-T, before moving to 603 Squadron on October 17, becoming XT-D.
  • Remained with the unit until damaged in combat on October 25.[3].
  • On April 10 1941, P7350 joined either 64 Squadron[3] or 616 Squadron.[1][4]
  • Transferred to Scottish Aviation Limited August 5.
  • Assigned to Central Gunnery School April 27 1942 to February 4 1943[1]
  • Sold for scrap, but later presented to RAF Colerne.
  • Displayed until restored for Battle of Britain film in 1967.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Morgan, Eric and Shackleday, Edward. Spitfire the History. Key Books Ltd. ISBN 0-946219-48-6. (2000)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Caygill, Peter. Combat Legend Spitfire Mks 1-V. Airlife Books. ISBN 1-84037-391-1. (2002)
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Real Warbirds supplement to Aeroplane Magazine June 2005
  4. Real Warbirds Supplement states P7350 joined 616 on March 18

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