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Spitfire Mk XI - British WWII reconnaissance plane.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk XI

Regularly re-fitted with the latest, most powerful British aircraft engines, this four bladed Mark XI photo reconnaissance Spitfire was powered by Merlin engines of the 61 through 70 series. Photo: USAF Museum


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* Mk XI Supermarine Spitfire

Category Photo reconnaissance
Manufacturer Supermarine
Introduced August 1938
Used in WW II by
Royal Air Force
Produced
1938–1948
Number built

471 (Mk XI)
20,351 total of all versions
Max. speed 422 mph (Mk XI)
Altitude 44,000 ceiling (Mk XI)
Range > 1200 (Mk XI)