Spitfire mk19 mixs and match.

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Is the Spitfire mk19 PS890?

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  1. helmitsmit

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    Does the new engine have any effect on the performance? I know that the original mk19 could reach 45,000ft +. Yet this new engine is specialise for low level work (Avro Shankleton). What does it sound like compared to the normal prop spits? Is the cotra-prop like the Seafire 47's? Anybody have any opinions about it?
     
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    i think she looks great, ugly as sin with the engine covers off but when they're on she's beautiful.........
     
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    How can we tell if u dont post a picture of said aircraft???
     
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    all sources on right click

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    no, not very beautiful anymore
     
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    Doesn't look to bad too me, I prefer it with the Merlin but I would still say it is a good looking play...
     
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    Looks like Rhinoplastery gone wrong...
     
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    Sorry I could find any desent picture but those are great! Don't you think the nose looks a it downwards pointing? I am not sure the contra-rota propellers look right? The rest of the aircraft looks great! I was wondering does anyone have any sound of this spit (I heard that the propeller make it sound slightly different)?
     
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    The spinner is abit too large because of the extra prop, but otherwise its an absolute beauty of an a/c.

    The Spitfire Mk.XIV, what a fantastic looking aircraft that is !
     

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    That is a MK-XVIII Soren not a MK-XIV ;) Anyway nice pics...
     
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    I know Mk.XIV's commonly had their wings clipped, but a few didn't, and I'm fairly sure that was one of them, but you could be right though.

    Another photo of what for sure is a Mk.XIV:
     

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    Now that one is. I know the other one wasn't because it was at Leuchars Airshow last year and so unless it has mysteriously changed it is still a MK-XVIII...

    Anyway I think I am going to take some of those pics now...
     
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    Your sure it wasn't this one you saw ? (What a great pic huh?)
     

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    Nope it was SM845...

    Nice pic!
     

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    ALL Spitfires are beautiful.....period.
     
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    Preach it, brutha! :)
     
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    yes they are, and i don't believe this one is an exception to that rule......
     
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    Ok, well that settles it then, SM845 is a Mk.XVIII.
     
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    Even the models some think are ugly have a brute force attractiveness.
     
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    i dunno, i think spitfire's look mean and menacing in a way but if you ask me planes like the -190A have brute force, the spitfire is much more refined and graceful........
     
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