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Supermarine Spitfire Mk 1a (Replica)




Description

One of the finest combat aircraft in service during the second world war, the Spitfire entered service in June 1938. This replica is painted in the colours of 'R6690' of No. 609 (West Riding) Squadron and serves as a monument to that squadron. The original flown by Pilot Officer Daunt was shot down on 15th Sept 1940 and he was killed.

Location

Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York, England. Easter 2003

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