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Spifire mark 5 C
Spifire mark 5 C
Spifire mark 5 C Gallery: Aircraft Description: A rare Spitfire Mark 5 C in the Desert Air Force Scheme. Restored to flying condition by Historic Flying as a Mark 5 (Trop) and fitted with a Volks filter fitted under the housing, they were designed to stop dust and sand being sucked into the engine, not only ugly but it interfeared with performance. Painted in the colours and codes of No 249 Squadron R A F based at Takall in Malta 1942/43.
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