Period: 2nd World War
Model Dim.: 20 cm
SPITFIRE Mk. IXc ''BEER TRUCK''
The Spirfire is unquestionably the most famous and best known fighter aircraft of World War II. Winning many dogfights of this conflict, the plane was initially developed inside 1930s. It underwent a continuous evolution and enhancement of its aerodynamic features and its engine and armament managed to make it last with numerous airforces until following the appearance associated with the very first jets. The Mk. IX variation was first produced in good sized quantities at the end of 1942. During the period of its long functional usage, this fighter aircraft had been accustomed "transport" alcohol to lift up the spirits of English troops after the landing in Normandy in the summer of 1944. It was really a tremendously limited operation, though it had been to possess a great effect regarding propaganda on spirits for the soldiers.
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