Ioannis Agorastos "Johnny" Plagis

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    Hi Guys, i intend to build the Tamiya's 1/32 new spitfire IX and specifically the spitfire IX that Ioannis Agorastos "Johnny" Plagis, a Rhodesian Greek who flew with RAF at WWII and commanded No 126 Squadron in his Spitfire IX “5J-K” ML214 which can be seen here
    John Plagis
    http://www.acesofww2.com/rhodesia/plag3_BIG.jpg

    Well i am looking for some extra pictures of this aircaft if they are available somewhere. Thank you very much.

    All the best, John
     
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    I have found these so far....
     

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    thanks Wurger.
     
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    Here is another profile I found.
     

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    I have this aircraft in 1/48th scale waiting to be started. I have found several profiles but very few photographs of the aircraft itself, one of Plagis in the cockpit but that's it.

    Does anyone know of any more?
     
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    There was another Picture from him in a Spitfire:
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    Hmm. Different code letters too.
     
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    Yep...judging by these victory markings the Spitfire with 'B' letter code might have been an earlier used machine.
     
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    Sources say he flew Spitfire V “SH-B” BL734 with No 64 Squadron in Coltishall, S. England between Sept 43 and July 44. Photos of Spits in No 64 Squadron show the "SH" code after the roundel on the port side instead of in front so I suspect that this is "SH-B"
     
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    It is the Spitfire Mark Vc Code: SH-B (Serialnumber:BL 734)
    which he flew during his time at No.64 Squadron/ RAF Coltishall about September 1943
     
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