Supermarine Spitfire P9540 Mk Ia Const #664, Built at Eastleigh.
First Flew 30-Apr-40
38 MU 7-May-40
General Aviation Ltd 22-Aug-40
61 Operational Training Unit 4-Jul-41
Air Service Training 4-Sep-41 converted Mk Va Merlin 45
61 Operational Training Unit 10-Aug-43
52 Operational Training Unit 22-Aug-43
1 Tactical Exercise Unit 19-Jun-44
'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.
||Biggin Hill, London SE19 3HY, UK
||26 April 1942
Transferred to 121 [Eagle] Sqn RAF 26-4-42.