Supermarine Spitfire 

Mk II

Mk VB

Mk VII

Mk IX

Mk XII

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A Mk XVI the evening before D-day

 

Type

 Fighter

Armament

 Mk I - 4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk IA - 8 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk IB - 2 x 20mm Hispano guns
4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk IIA - 8 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk IIB - 2 x 20mm Hispano guns
4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk VA - 8 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk VB - 2 x 20mm Hispano guns
4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
MK VI - 2 x 20mm Hispano guns
4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk IX - 2 x 20mm Hispano guns
2 x 050in 12,7mm
Mk XIII - 4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
Mk XIV - 2 x 20mm Hispano guns
4 x 0303in 7,7mm/2 x 050in 12,7mm
21 - 4 x 20mm Hispano guns
454kg bombload

Engine

Mk I - Rolls-Royce Merlin II V-12 1030hp
Mk II - Rolls-Royce Merlin XII V-12 1175hp
Mk IV - Rolls-Royce Griffon V-12
Mk V - Rolls-Royce Merlin 45 V-12 1440hp
Mk VI - Rolls-Royce Merlin 47 V-12 1415hp
Mk VII - Rolls-Royce Merlin 61 V-12 1660hp
Mk XI - Rolls-Royce Merlin 63A/70 V-12 1760/1655hp
Mk XII - Rolls-Royce Griffon III/IV V-12 1735hp
Mk XIII - Rolls-Royce Merlin 32 V-12 1620hp
Mk XIV - Rolls-Royce Griffon Mk 65 V-12 2050hp
MK XVI - Packard Merlin 266 V-12 1705hp
Mk XIX - Rolls-Royce Griffon 65 V-12 2050hp
21 - Rolls-Royce Griffon 65/85 V-12 2050hp
22 - Rolls-Royce Griffon 65 V-12 2375hp

Weight

Mk I - Empty 2182kg - Max take-off 2624kg
Mk IX - Empty 2545kg - Max take-off 4310kg
Mk XIV - Empty 3040kg - Max take-off 4663kg

Crew

 1

Speed

 Mk I - 580km/h
Mk IX - 657km/h
Mk XIV - 721km/h

Year of construction

 July 1938 - October 1947

Quantity

 Mk I - 1566
Mk IIA - 750
Mk IIB - 170
Mk III - 1
Mk IV - 229
Mk VA - 94
Mk VB - 3923
Mk VC - 2447
Mk VI - 100
Mk VII - 140
Mk VIII - 1658
Mk IX - 5665
Mk X - 16
Mk XI - 471
Mk XII - 100
Mk XIII - 16
Mk XIV - 957
Mk XVI - 1054
Mk XVIII - 300
Mk XIX - 225
21 - 122
22 - 278
Totalt of all models - 20334

User

 UK  Australia  Canada  CS  Egypt  France  Italy  Yugoslavia  The Netherlands  Norway  Poland  Portugal  South Africa  Soviet Union  Turkey and USA

Manufacturer

 Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd, Vickers Armstrong and Westland Aircraft