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Author Topic: Johnny Checketts' Spitfire IXc OU-H EN572 - Photos?  (Read 2627 times)
davidrnz
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« on: February 06, 2010, 06:18:15 AM »

I've been looking for photo(s) of this aircraft without success. Is anyone able to point me in the right direction?

I understand this was the top scoring combination of Kiwi pilot in a single Spitfire. This same aircraft was also flown by S/Ldr Checketts in 611 Squadron (FY-H) prior to transferring to 485 Squadron; I assume that the 'FY' code was simply overpainted with 'OU'?  I also understand it was this aircraft in which he was shot down over France.

This is my first choice subject for building my Tamiya Spitfire IXc (far too nice a kit to be sitting in my 'box collection'!).

Thanks in advance,

David.
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