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SPITFIRE/TB885



Serial #: TB885
Construction #: ?
Civil Registration:
  None
  Model:
  Spitfire LF Mk. XVIe
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2015

History:
Delivered to Royal Air Force as TB885, 19??.
RAF Kenley, 1955-1982.
- Used for fire fighting practice, 1955.
- Used in background of movie Reach for the Sky, September 1955.
- Buried in fire dump, 1959-1982.
Shoreham Aircraft Preservation Society, April 1982.
- Recovered from fire dump.
Lashenden Air Warfare Museum, Sevenoaks, 1985.
Shoreham Aircraft Museum, Shoreham, 1991-2015.
- Long-term restoration.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-6th Edition, 2013.
Photo Source(s):
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