Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I: In B & W.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I: In B & W

This curious black and white underside colour scheme was used by RAF fighters from 1938 up until June 1940. The idea behind this livery was to aid in the rapid identification of RAF aircraft by the Observer Air Corps and, specially, the anti-aircraft artillery.

The unadulterated beauty of the Mk.I model captured here by John Diggs.

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3 thoughts on “Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I: In B & W.

  1. Pingback: Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I: ….or W & B (II). | The Dreamy Dodo

  2. How come I never get tired of Spitfires, I will never know.
    How come I missed this post, I’ll never know.

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