Spitfire Mk. IB of No. 602 Squadron

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Hello From New Zealand. I’m including a photo of a Tamiya 1/48 scale Spitfire Mk. I that I completed a few months ago. The ...

Hello From New Zealand. I’m including a photo of a Tamiya 1/48 scale Spitfire Mk. I that I completed a few months ago.

The markings of Spitfire Mk. Ib of No. 602 Squadron are partly conjectural, based on an incident described in Alfred Price’s The Hardest Day, when P/O H. Moody force-landed X4161 (code letter unknown) at Ford airfield after an attack by 109s – the Spitfire ended up on its nose because of a flat tyre.

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