Aircraft Photo of MB950 | Supermarine 365 Spitfire PR11 | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #83232
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:"MB950"
Aircraft Original Type:Supermarine Spitfire
Aircraft Generic Type:Supermarine Spitfire / Seafire
Aircraft Version:Supermarine 365 Spitfire PR11
C/n (msn):6S/417723
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
 
Photo Date:19 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 83232
Photo Comment

This is the photorecon version of the Spitfire although it is in reality PA908. It is on display at the National Museum of the USAF in the markings of a 14th Photographic Squadron Mk. XI based at Mount Farm airfield in England. The USAAF 14th Photographic Squadron of the 8th AF operated Spitfire MK. XIs from November 1943 to April 1945, flying hazardous long-range reconnaissance missions over mainland Europe.

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