Supermarine Spitfire MkIXc: “Hello, I love you, won’t you tell me your name?”

Lt.Col Gustav E. Lundquist, chief of the Fighter Test Section, Wright Field (USA) next to the very “Americanized” Spitfire MkIXc “Hello Tolly /Pauline”. This Spitfire (MK210) was sent to the United States to serve as a testbed form various modifications: increased fuel load, underwing tanks, American carburetors, etc.

This fresh pin-up looks very,very “Alberto Vargas”.

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