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PR MK IX Spitfire PT879

By Jasper87  
The only airworthy example of a Supermarine Spitfire Mk XI. This rare and original aircraft carried out 40 missions over occupied Europe with 16 squadron RAF, during 1944-1945 and has been the subject of a superb book called "Spitfire in Blue". Strafed by ME 262's in 1945, she retains her originality with pride. This Spitfire has just 500 hours total time to this day, including her RAF service.

A Time Line Event at Hangar 11 at North Weald in Essex on Saturday.

Tags: Tripod General Spitfire Night North weald TLE Hangar 11

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30 Sep 2019 7:58AM
An excellent close up , Jasper! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka.

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saltireblue Plus
10 10.9k 63 Norway
30 Sep 2019 8:04AM
The night light adds to the atmosphere, Dave
Never tire of seeing these magnificent machines.
franken Plus
17 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2019 8:16AM
Well captured, Dave.
Toobi_Won 9 77 7 England
30 Sep 2019 10:41AM
Outstanding!
Fabulous prop blur!
30 Sep 2019 11:22AM
WOW! fabulous photography and subject matter, Dave.

JohnSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
30 Sep 2019 11:42AM
A cracking capture, Dave, and being a night shot gives it extra appeal 👍
Trev 😀
30 Sep 2019 12:07PM
Brilliant Dave Grin
Julie
rontear Plus
17 23 8 England
30 Sep 2019 12:43PM
Classic ..Dave
Ron
Saastad Plus
1 16 6 Norway
30 Sep 2019 12:43PM
Great one!
JuBarney Plus
9 33 4 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2019 12:59PM
A smashing aircraft and beautiful shot
Ju
capto Plus
8 6.3k 20 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2019 5:33PM
It's the propeller movement that makes it so good.Smile
ivor
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2019 7:37PM
Perfect pov Dave - not always easy to find the best angle with a subject like this.
KateGrin
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
30 Sep 2019 8:56PM
Thanks for this view!
Also a beautiful example!
1 Oct 2019 8:10PM
Stellar shot Dave ...wonder if she had any kills ? What a machine ...nice you caught the RAF symbol underneath .
Cheers Walt
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2019 12:31PM
Impressive... Great shot !!
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