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Supermarine Spitfire

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Mk V.C
SU7501

Mk V.C
SU7503

Mk VIII
SU7502

Mk IX
SU7901

SU7504

SU7505

The only British fighter to remain in production throughout WW2 with over 22,500 being produced before production finally ended.  Legendary participant in the Battle for Britain in August/September 1940,  this airframe would see mark numbers ranging from I to 24 during its nine year production life.

General:

Type: Fighter

Crew: 1

Seating: 1

First Flight:  5/March/1936

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

31' 1"

12' 7.75"

36' 10"

5634 lbs.

9500 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Power plant:

1

1710 hp per engine

Rolls Royce Merlin 61

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

980 miles

408 mph

235 mph

0 ft/sec

30000 ft

Armament:

6x.50cal machine guns; 700 lb. of bombs externally.

     

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