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Reference Details for Spitfires and Polished Metal: Restoring the Classic Fighter

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TitleSpitfires and Polished Metal: Restoring the Classic Fighter
AuthorsMoss, McKee
PublisherMBI
Year1999
Types CoveredSpitfire V, Spitfire IX, Spitfire XIV, Spitfire XVI, Spitfire XVIII, Spitfire PR.XIX
Cockpit DetailsSpitfire V (p. 52, 53, 59, 60, 65, 66, 68), Spitfire XVIII (p. 68)
Wheel Well DetailsSpitfire XVI (p. 57, 58, 61)
Other DetailsSpitfire V engine bay (p. 72, 86), firewall (p. 39), fuselage structure (p. 40, 41, 47-51), tail (p. 42, 43), wing structure (p. 54); Spitfire IX carburetor [carburettor] intake (p. 36), engine bay (p. 34, 35, 79), engine bearers (p. 73), fuselage structure (p. 44, 48), nose (p. 37, 38), tail (p. 44); Spitfire XIV engine bay (p. 26, 86, 118), propeller (p. 89, 119); Spitfire XVI bubble canopy (p. 69), engine (p. 70, 71), engine bay (p. 10, 34, 74-78), tail (p. 11, 42, 43), wing-cannon blister (p. 63), wing structure (p. 55-57); Spitfire XVIII engine bay (p. 73, 86-88, 90), firewall (p. 83, 84), fuselage structure (p. 45, 46, 49, 82, 83), landing gear (p. 84, 85), nose (p. 81, 91), propeller (p. 89, 91), wing structure (p. 55, 56); Spitfire PR.XIX nose (p. 28)
Cutaway DrawingsSpitfire IX (p. 44)
Multiview Drawings
Generic Camouflage Patterns
Generic Markings Patterns
Specific Markings Profiles
NotesIncludes lists of surviving Spitfires (p. 121-140), surviving Seafires (p. 140-142), Merlin engine variants (p. 143) and Griffon engine variants (p. 143)

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