SL718, No. 612 Squadron RAuxAF, Cooper Air Race, Elmdon Air Base, July, 1949

One of the aircraft that participated in the 1949 Cooper Air Race was Spitfire Mk. XVI SL718. The small bulge on the wings upper surface was created

to accommodate the three-spoke undercarriage wheels. Black and white photos show reversed colors in the fin flash. The color of the fuselage band is not

clear but was light blue in all probability.

Cat. No. 1198

INFO Eduard - July 2019