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Supermarine Spitfire MK I

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The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries before, during and after the Second World War. The Spitfire was built in many variants, using several wing configurations, and was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft. It was also the only British fighter to be in continuous production throughout the war. The Spitfire continues to be popular among enthusiasts, with approximately 53 Spitfires being airworthy, while many more are static exhibits in aviation museums throughout the world.

General Characteristics

  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 28.9ft (8.8m)
  • Length 26.8ft (8.2m)
  • Height 13.4ft (4.1m)
  • Empty Weight 4,734lbs (2,147kg)
  • Loaded Weight 5,753lbs (2,609kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.104
  • Wing Loading 24.9lbs/ft2 (121.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 230.9ft2 (21.5m2)
  • Drag Points 2458

Parts

  • Number of Parts 56
  • Control Surfaces 13