Aircraft Profiles
Aircraft
Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI - Part I
The Supermarine Spitfire entered service in WW2 and become one of the best known and iconic aircraft of the time. In total there were 24 marks of Spitfire produced, and many 'sub variants' within those versions. It was used by almost every Allied Air Force and continued in service well after the war with countries such as Burma, Denmark, Egypt, and Israel.

Various wing types were introduced from the Mk 5 onwards including a 'universal' C wing which could have different gun fittings.

The 'A' Wing had 8 x 7.7mm machine guns.
The 'B' Wing had 4 x 7.7mm machine guns and 2 x 20mm cannon.
The 'C' Wing had 4 x 7.7mm machine guns and 2 x 20mm cannon or 4 x 20mm cannon.
The 'E' Wing had 2 x 12.7mm machine guns and 2 x 20mm cannon.
Country of Origin:
Great Britain
Spitfire Mk XVI - Belgium
Spitfire Mk XVI - Canada
Spitfire Mk XVI - France
Spitfire Mk XVI - 74 Sqn
Spitfire Mk XVI - 127 Sqn
Spitfire Mk XVI - 604 Sqn
Spitfire Mk XVI - AMR
Spitfire Mk XVI - Greece
Spitfire Mk XVI - South Africa