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Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire Mk. PR.XI
Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire Mk. PR.XI
Supermarine Spitfire PR.XI PL965 (G-MKXI) is seen here taxiing back after its display at RAFA Shoreham in September, 2000. This aircraft was painted in the unusual pink photo-reconnaissance scheme along with D-Day invasion stripes. The aircraft is owned by the Real Aeroplane Company.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: Single Seat Photo-reconnaissance Aircraft.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Engines: 1 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 64 Inline Piston Engine rated at 1,710hp at 3,000rpm.
Armament: None. (2 x F52 or F24 cameras mounted in fuselage).
Dimensions: Wing Span: 36ft 10 in. Length: 30ft 6 in. Wing Area: 244 sq. feet.
Weights: Empty: 5,812lb. Max Takeoff: 8,159lb.
Performance: Max Speed:417 mph (Fully Supercharged) at 24,200ft. Service Ceiling: 44,ft
Max Range: 2,301 miles.
Operators: RAF
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