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Author Topic: Spitfire with Spats  (Read 3475 times)
Norman Andrews
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« on: October 07, 2009, 07:36:07 PM »

I have come across a coupe of references in books regarding a Spitfire with a fixed spatted undercarriage. The only information is that it was probably a Mk.V modified after a bad landing with spatted undercarriage (a-la Ju87) possible from a Miles aerolane. Apparantly modified at a local/squadron level and used for taxiing practice. I have never seen any evidence but woudl be most interested if anyone knows anything more.
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