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04th July 2010 RAF Waddington Airshow | by rob  68
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04th July 2010 RAF Waddington Airshow

Vickers Supermarine VS 509 Spitfire T9 MJ627 G-BMSB 9G-P cn CBAF.7722 Privately owned M S Bayliss. Built as a Mk.IX and operated by 441 Squadron CAF and credited with shooting down a Bf109. Converted to two seater and sold to Irish Air Corps who operated it as IAC158. Made a controlled wheels up landing at Coventry Airport during 1998 with only slight damage and flew again in 2002. Sold during 2016 (?) to Warbird Experiences Biggin Hill where you can now have a 20 min flight from as a little as £2750!!! www.flyaspitfire.com

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Taken on July 4, 2010