Aeroplane Monthly 1983-04
L.Curtis - Shuttleworth's Spitfire P.R.Mk XI
Spitfire P.R. Mk XI PL983 at Old Warden, where it remained in the open for 25 years.
PL983 was flown to Old Warden in 1950 with the Class B markings G-15-109.
The same aircraft seen at Duxford in June 1976. The undercarriage is not standard!
The same aircraft, repainted in PR blue for static exhibition at Old Warden.
The same aircraft as N74138, at Lympne in August 1948.
The Duxford group seen dismantling Spitfire PL983 at Old Warden for its removal to Duxford on August 30, 1975.