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Spitfire Mk.Vb - AB910
AB910 - Service History

Jul 1941
Built by Supermarine at the Castle Bromwich factory, Birmingham. Construction No. CBAF1061.

Aug 1941
222 Squadron, a WWII fighter Unit, RAF North Weald.

Oct 1941
130 Squadron, flew 12 missions, damaged in combat,

RAF Perranporth.

Jun 1942
133 Squadron, flew 29 missions, including four aerial battles in the Dieppe Raid, RAF Biggin Hill.

Sep 1942
242 Squadron, flew defensive coastal patrols, Turnhouse, Scotland.

Jul 1943
416 Squadron (RCAF), RAF Tangmere.

Jan 1944
402 Squadron (RCAF), flew cover patrols over the Normandy beachheads on D-Day, RAF Digby.

Jul 1944
No. 53 Operational Training Unit, RAF Hibaldstow.

May 1945
527 Squadron, Radar Calibration Unit, RAF Digby.

1946 – 1955
Privately owned and flown as an air racer by Group Captain Allan Wheeler under registration G-AISU.

1955 – 1965
Owned and displayed by Vickers-Armstrong Ltd.

1965 - Present Day
Owned and operated by the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.


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