?

The Spitfire Site

A Tribute to Britains Finest Fighter

» Forums Home  |  » The Spitfire Site

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
 
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Question re 111 Squadron Spitfires  (Read 2756 times)
JohnT
Newbie
*
Posts: 1


Email
« on: March 09, 2009, 08:31:19 PM »

Hello

This is my first post after joining.  I am a keen modeller and found this site by chance.

I am trying to build a representative type of each aircraft flown by 111 in 1/48 scale but the sources are a little confusing re the Spitfires flown by 111.  Its the type 1X.  Several sources say they flew the 1XC and several disagree saying it was the 1XE.  Can anyone confirm which appears to be right please?

Any help with serial numbers and codes would be most appreciated.

Regards

John
Logged
Edgar Brooks
Full Member
***
Posts: 183


Email
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2009, 08:07:31 PM »

According to "RAF Squadrons and their airceaft," by John Rawlings, all of 111's IXs were "C" winged (entirely likely as they were based in far-off Italy.)  Representative aircraft are:- EN138 JU-M, EN517 JU-X, JL353 JU-T, LZ991 JU-C, MA259 JU-Z, MA538 JU-V,MH493 JU-F, MH622 JU-F, MH884 JU-P, MJ252 JU-Q, MJ927 JU-R, MK302 JU-Y, MK714 JU-D, NH305 JU-D, PL168 JU-A, PT416 JU-H, PV270 JU-F, RR239 JU-R.  This might seem rather a lot, but they stayed with the IX until disbandment in May 1947.
Edgar
Logged
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  



Login with username, password and session length