Spitfire LF Mk.Vb Trop late
with type 2 Aboukir dust
filter and shortened
1. Aboukir type 2 (later) dust filter
3. Shortened wing tips for the low level operations (LF.MK.Vb).
Wing tips manufactured in Aboukir depot featured a specific
shape and were not equipped with the position lights.
4. Large tropical oil cooler
Spitfire LF Mk.Vb with tropical filter and shortened wing
tips Aboukir (photo: IWM via Wikimedia Commons)
INFO Eduard - January 2022