Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series HA7815 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I "Battle of Britain" EB-G, P/O Eric Lock No.41 Squadron, RAF Hornchurch, Essex, UK, August/September 1940. 1/48 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 9.25" Wingspan & 7.5" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during, and after World War II. Many variants of the Spitfire were built, using several wing configurations, and it was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft. It was also the only British fighter produced continuously throughout the war. The Spitfire continues to be popular among enthusiasts; nearly 60 remain airworthy, and many more are static exhibits in aviation museums throughout the world. Primary Role: Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft.
In December 1939 Spitfire Mk.I N3162 arrived at No. 41 Squadron at Hornchurch and given the unit code EB-G and assigned to Eric Lock. Lock scored 21 victories during the Battle of Britain. On November 8, 1940 EB-G was damaged and made a forced landing. He was then assigned Mk.I P7544 and on November 23 1940 he was wounded. 6 month later he returned to No. 41 and one month later re-assigned to No. 611 Squadron as Flight Lieutenant and given Spitfire Mk.V W3257. On August 3, 1941 he never returned from a mission.
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