This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
One-half left front view from above, looking along a row of twelve Royal Air Force (RAF) Supermarine Spitfires on the line, probably somewhere in England during World War II, circa 1944-1945. In foreground, three-quarter right front view of RAF Supermarine Spitfire PR.Mk.I (code EZ-R, No. 241 Squadron); fourteen men stand in front of the aircraft, hands on the leading edge of the wings; another six stand near the tail. Tail wheel is on a dolly; crewmen are probably preparing to push the aircraft backwards. Fence and a line of trees visible in far background.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, Military
- World War, 1939-1945
- United Kingdom
- Royal Air Force