Battle of Britain Spitfire. Hornchurch, August 1939. Stanford Tuck became the first Spitfire ace over Dunkirk in May 1940. 74 Squadron Mk1 ZPA with twoblade propeller, flown by Flt. Lt. Adolf 'Sailor' Malan, Hornchurch, MayJune 1940. It was in this aircraft that Malan eventually became an ace in several remarkable exploits During the Battle of Britain, from July to October 1940, the public perceived the Spitfire to be the main RAF fighter, though the more numerous Hurricane shouldered a greater proportion of the burden against Nazi Germany's air force, flying a Spitfire Mk II mocked up to represent the prototype.
Back in the dark days of 1940, however, when Britain alone defied Nazi Germany, Duxford was a crucial Sector Station in Fighter Command's front line. Flying Hurricanes and Spitfires, Allied fighter pilots scrambled from Duxford's grass runway time and time again to engage the enemy. It is the only surviving Spitfire from the Battle of Britain still flying and is believed to be the 14th aircraft of the 11, 989 built at Castle Bromwich.
The aircraft entered service in August 1940 and during the battle served with 266 and 603 Squadrons. Supermarine Spitfire MKXXII PK624; Close; Flying Legends.
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Supermarine Spitfire: Owners' Workshop Manual (An Insight into Owning, Restoring, Servicing and Flying Britain's Legendary World War It wears the exact colours it wore flying with 92 Sqn from RAF Croydon when shot down on 24 May 1940, P9374 J, and it landed on the beach at Calais, France. It was flown by Flying Officer Peter Cazenove, who survived the crash and was taken prisoner by Flying Legends 2019: 16Month Calendar September 2018 through December 2019 (Calendars 2019) Spitfire Manual 1940 Dilip Sarkar.
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