Spitfire landing by SWEEPER

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I am sure there is someone who will kindly advise which mark this one is . Caught about to land after a display at RNAS Yeovilton in 2006 .


aircraft, fighter, spitfire, ww2

2013 gained aFIAP and cPAGB accreditations.

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  • RichardV
    RichardVover 6 years ago

    Great shot.

  • Michael  Bermingham
    Michael Bermi...over 6 years ago

    How great would it be to fly one of these beauties.
    I’ll have a guess and say MkV…I’m sure I’m wrong.
    Woodie will be along soon to tell you. :o)

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 6 years ago

    Thanks for your confidence in me Michael.
    I’d say it is a clipped wing LF XVI E (mk16) and probably has the more powerful Griffon engine.
    I just can’t make it out from the photo.
    Cheers Neil

  • Dave Pearson
    Dave Pearsonover 6 years ago

    From what I can tell it’s one of the BBMF’s machines and they say that it is “presented as a clipped wing LF Mk IX”. See here for more details.

    SWEEPERover 6 years ago

    Dave has the exact aircraft ….thanks for the details of the web site . The numbers all match and confirm that this is a member of the Battle of Britain memorial flight . Thanks for all of your help
    Regards Phil.

  • Woodie
    Woodieover 6 years ago

    TE 356 is a Mk16 in the US. with the same Sqdn code.
    I must get the new BofBMF book for Xmas
    Cheers Dave and Phil
    Regards Neil

  • heatherfriedman
    heatherfriedmanover 3 years ago

    wow.. I remember seeing a spitfire over my house in London shortly after the war… ( we spent the war in Scotland)

  • THanks Heather


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