Supermarine Spitfire X4615 Mk Ia Const #1222, Built at Eastleigh.
First Flew 12-Oct-40
61 Operational Training Unit 30-Jun-41
Flying accident Cat CB damage 1-Jun-42
Scottish Aviation Converted to Mk Va Merlin 45
Heston Aircraft Ltd 10-Sep-42
Converted to PR Mk XIII Merlin 32
Vickers Armstrong South Marston 25-Jan-43 fuel syst mods wing stiff
718S Henstridge Jan-45 to Apr-45
'On 14 May 1941, No. 121 was reformed at Kirton-in-Lindsey as the second 'Eagle' Squadron to be manned by American volunteers. Equipped with Hurricanes, it began defensive patrols in October but in November it converted to Spitfires. It moved to North...
Military site : airfield
An RAF Station with US lodger units. USAAF Spitfires and P-38s were attached to RAF No 11 Group stations in mid-1942 for training; also used for special operations by British and US forces.
||Eastleigh, Hampshire, UK
Built at Eastleigh.
||26 October 1940
Presentation Spitfire named 'Falklands II'.
||Biggin Hill, London SE19 3HY, UK
||13 December 1941
Transferred to 121 [Eagle] Sqn RAF 13-Dec-41.