Supermarine Spitfire F.Mk.IA; Military, United Kingdom (UK), Royal Air Force (RAF). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

One-half right front view of Supermarine Spitfire F.Mk.IA (s/n X4179, a/c code QV-B) assigned to Royal Air Force (RAF) No. 19 Squadron, on the ground at Fowlmere, Cambridgeshire, England, as the pilot performs a cockpit check prior to take off; circa 1940.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics, Military
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • United Kingdom
  • England
  • Royal Air Force

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

S. A. Devon, Royal Air Force

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Date

Circa 1940

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-7A40769