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On the morning of the 18th August 1940, Flight Lieutenant John Dunlop-Urie at RAF Westhampnett in West Sussex rushed to his aircraft in order to intercept ...
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... caliber machine guns were produced, but the vast majority were the Spitfire Vb with two drum-fed 20mm cannon and four machine guns.
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A model of a Mark VI Spitfire showing its two 20mm cannons.
Armament: Two 20mm Hispano Cannons; Four .303 in. Browning Machine Guns. Provision for one 500 lb (227 kg) or two 250 lb (114 kg) bombs.
The Spitfire Mk IIb in the garage.
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This picture gives a good idea about the capacity of the Spitfire cannon ...
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Hispano cannon types, top Mark 1, middle Mark 2. You can see the Mark 1 has a much longer barrel and a more obtrusive magazine necessitating differently ...
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Spitfire F. Mk IXc in the Garage.
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Of 22,000 Supermarine Spitfires built, only 179 survive and most of these are wrecks
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Loading up a Hawker Typhoon with 20mm ammunition for the Hispano cannon.
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Above: A Spitfire pilot remains in the cockpit while his ammunition is replenished, saving
... wing with four 20mm cannon (though only two were usually fitted) and four 0.303 machine-guns. Spitfire Mk Vs could be fitted with a variety of engine ...
303 vs 20MM CANNON : Spitfires used the 303 rounds (left), whereas the Messerschmitt 109 E used high explosive 20mm cannon rounds.
The Polish Air Force in Britain, 1940-1947 Armourers of No. 303 Polish
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Firing the multi barrelled 20mm Hispano Cannon
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During the course of the combat, Dunlop-Urie was caught from behind by a Messerschmitt Bf 109 that landed several hits with its 20mm cannon.
Armourers of (Polish) Sqn "City of Deblin" replace a 20 mm Hispano cannon. This Spitfire Mk V carried a drum loaded cannon, which later was replaced with ...
There were three basic designs of 20mm cannons used by the Allies:
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X4474, a late production Mk I of 19 Squadron flown by Sergeant Jennings in September 1940.
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Spitfire Mk I being rearmed during the height of the Battle of Britain. Source: Wikimedia Commons
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Royal Air Force Fighter Command, 1939-1945. Armourers of No. 403 Squadron
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The Mk V Spitfire was a superb fighter but not good in the role of dive-bomber. (Photo by John Dibbs/ planepicture.com) The Mk III MC 500-pound bomb was the ...
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... bowl to flood engine, large cloud of black smoke would signal enemy to close in for spitfire kill; Germans added drop tanks, 20mm cannon, superchargers, ...
Mk I with a 20mm test cannon
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Post 1940 Battle of Britain Spits had Hispano 20mm cannon as well as 8 USA Browning .303 machine guns, which would later be made under licence at the ...
Supermarine Spitfires of No. 249 Squadron, Royal Air Force, defend Grand Harbour from Junkers Ju-88s, Messerschmitt Me-109s and Reggiane Re.2001s.
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In fact, for armor-piercing use, cannons often fire entirely inert projectiles made out of tungsten or depleted uranium. These look like gigantic arrows, ...
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Spitfires, due to better performance, tangled with the fighters, with liquid cooled engines, where the .303 “hail of lead” was more effective than it would ...
Royal AF - Hawker Typhoon "Mk.1" - Armed with 4 x 20mm Cannon and 8 x RP-3, 60 lb High Explosive Rockets, Mounted on Mk.1 Steel Rails
Lt. McCawley firing his Spitfire's Hispano cannon (which acts like a Mk 2 Browning) during the Battle of Britain. Note the squadron code on the plane is "RF ...
Another reason Germany failed to win was because of the British invention of radar, which served as a very effective early warning system against incoming ...
German crew cleaning the 20mm cannon of a Bf 109 fighter, Russia, early 1942
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However four of them probabely would be too much and even unnesseccary for a Spit.
[Spitfire IX] DCS that caliber then available. In July 1939 a Spitfire,
400mph, 4*.303 machine guns, 4*20mm cannon, 8*60mm rockets. and sometimes bombs as well. Not bad for a flying piano.: Mosquito Aircraft, Military Aircraft, ...
WW II era Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIVc with technical data sheet and camo painting metal poster
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The initial aim with the “C” wing was increasing the armament to four 20-mm Hispano cannon and indeed, initial production Spitfires Mk. Vc were delivered ...
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