British pilot Barrie Heath of No. 611 Squadron RAF posing with his Spitfire fighter, 1940

Caption   British pilot Barrie Heath of No. 611 Squadron RAF posing with his Spitfire fighter, 1940 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 Jul 2010

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1. Anonymous says:
21 Nov 2015 08:14:12 PM

That looks to me to be a hawker hurricane
2. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
21 Nov 2015 09:46:22 PM

Several sources caption this photo as being Spitfire IIa P7883 of 611 Squadron. This is clearly a Spitfire with a flat line to the upper engine cover where the Hurricane's upper engine cover slopes downward toward the nose. This aircraft also has the Spitfire windscreen.

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