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New schemes for BBMF aircraft

Three of The Flight’s aircraft received new paint schemes for the 2018 season. Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVIe TE311 was first out of the RAF Coningsby paint shop with her paint scheme representing Spitfire TD240 (SZ-G), the personal aircraft of the Officer Commanding 131 (Polish) Wing, Group Captain Aleksander Gabszewicz VM KW DSO DFC.  DH Chipmunk WG486 then returned from the hangars of the Aircraft Restoration Company (ARCo) at Duxford representing the Bristol University Air Squadron which was based at Filton.

Finally Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX MK356 was revealed to all after a major service at Biggin Hill wearing the desert scheme of Spitfire Mk IX EN 152/QJ-3 of 92 Squadron based in Tunisia during 1943 and flown by pilot Neville Duke.

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