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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIA

Shown here is a dramatic scene from the film 'First of the Few' which was partially shot at Ibsley in late 1941. Although the aircraft in the foreground is wearing the codes of No.501 Sqd, it is actually Mk.IIA (PB789) belonging to No.118 Sqd, a presentation Spitfire with the title of 'Borough of Wanstead and Woodford' The real SD-E is being flown by Flt. Lieut. C F 'Bunny' Currant in the background.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIA
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006