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Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire Mk. 18
Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire Mk. 18
Spitfire Mk. XVIII SM845 seen a few hours before making its first public display at Shoreham Air day in September, 2000.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: Single Seat Fighter
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Engines: 1 x Rolls-Royce Griffin 65 inline Piston Engine rated at 2,050hp.
Armament: 2 x 20mm cannon plus 2 x 0.50 in. machine guns, also could carry 1,000lb of bombs.
Dimensions: Wing Span: 36ft 10 in. Length: 33ft 3.25 in. Wing Area: 244 sq. feet.
Weights: Loaded: 9,320lb
Performance: Max Speed: 442 mph at 18,000ft. Service Ceiling: 41,000ft
Operators: RAF
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