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SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE
MK.Vc - 'EP120'

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Specification - Spitfire EP120
Engine : Rolls Royce Merlin
Power : hp
Max. Speed : mph
Length : ft in.
Wing Span : ft in.
Height : ft in.
Armament : x 0 Machine guns
Max. Weight : lb
Range : miles
Number Built :
Entered Service : .



SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE
MK.Vc - 'EP120'
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Spitfire Mk.Vb EP120 (Duxford 2011)
©Nigel Key Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb (Duxford 2011)

Photographs © Nigel Key, Click thumbnail to enlarge.
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Duxford 2012
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Duxford 2011
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Spitfire Wings and Armament
The Spitfire had a series of modified wings which were able to house various combinations of armament Each wing variation was given a designation of either 'a' wing, 'b' wing, 'c' wing, 'd' wing, or 'e' wing.

The wing designation was combined with the mark number of the Spitfire, therefore 'EP120' Spitfire Mk.Vb, is an 'b' wing as specified below: -.

'b' wing
As armour plate was added to German Bombers, two of the more powerfull 20mm Hispano Cannon were fitted to the Spitfire along with four 0.303" Browning Machine Guns. The Hispano Cannon was considerably larger than the original 0.303" Machine Guns and had to be fitted sideways with the barrel protruding from the leading edge. The modifications necessary were designated as the 'b' wing. Each Cannon had 60 rounds.

Reference Photographs

Canopy - EP120 (Duxford 20)  - EP120 (Duxford 20) Tail - EP120 (Duxford 20) Tail Wheel - EP120 (Duxford 20)
Canopy
Side Marking
Tail
Tail Wheel
Exhaust - EP120 (Duxford 2012) Cannon - EP120 (Duxford 2012) Spinner - EP120 (Duxford 2012) Clipped Wing - EP120 (Duxford 2012)
Exhaust
Cannon
Spinner
Clipped Wing

Related Links: -
Airworthy Spitfires (www.militaryairshows.co.uk)

Crashed Spitfires (www.militaryairshows.co.uk)

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (www.militaryplanes.co.uk)

RAF B.B.M.F. (Oficial Battle of Britain Memorial Site)

2012 Airshow Calendar (www.militaryairshows.co.uk)

UK Airshow Photographs (www.militaryairshows.co.uk)