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MK.IXe - 'TA805'

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Specification - Spitfire TA805
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 : .

MK.IXe - 'TA805'
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Spitfire Mk.IXe (Little Gransden 2007)
©Dave Key Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXe - (Little Gransden 2007)

Photographs © Nigel Key, Click thumbnail to enlarge.
Spitfire Mk.IXe TA805 (RIAT 2010) Spitfire Mk.IXe TA805 (Duxford 2007) Spitfire Mk.IXe TA805 (Duxford 2006)
RIAT 2010
Duxford 2007
Duxford 2006

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 'TA805' Spitfire Mk.IXe, is an 'e' wing as specified below: -.

'e' wing
The 'e' wing was developed to carry either: -
i) Four 20mm Hispano Cannon, or ii) Two 20mm Hispano Cannon and two 0.50" Browning Machine Guns.
The Cannon situated outboard rather than inboard on previous wings to make room for the 0.5" ammunition

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