Aircraft Spitfire Mk. IXc 340 Sqn. RAF, 1944

Model manufacturer: Hobby Master Aircraft
Order code: HA8309
Scale: 1:48
Material: Combined (Metal / Plastic)
Weight: 0.8 kg
Registration number: MJ966
Dimensions: 23x19x7 cm
Air company: RAF
Aircraft manufacturer: Supermarine
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Spitfire Mk. IXc "MJ966" flown by Chef Denys Boudard, 340 Sqn. RAF ( Free French ), France, June 1944, D Day

Vickers Armstrong Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory became the largest producer of Spitfires. CBAF had built over half of the approximately 20,000 Spitfires of all variants, 12,129 Spitfires in four variants. MJ966 was delivered January 25, 1944 and entered service with the RNZAF 485 Sqn in February before transferring to the 340 Sqn as GW-B in June 1944. 340 Sqn was made up of Free French pilots and was part of the air cover for the D-Day landings and the advance into Belgium.