Supermarine 361 Spitfire LF16E G-OXVI/TD248/CR-S [cn.CBAF.IX.4262] at Shoreham 09.
A low back Mk XVI with Rolls Royce Packard Merlin Power 266. This Aircraft is one of a batch that formed the Air Ministry's seventeenth order for Spitfires placed with Vickers Armstrong [Castle Bromwich] Ltd on the 19th of April 1944. It was released to service on the 11th May 1945, and delivered to No 6 MU at Brize Norton on the 16th May where it was prepared for service with 695 Squadron, based at Bircham Newton in Norfolk with the codes 8Q-T. It is in the colour scheme of 74 Squadron, 2nd Tactical Air Force May 1945. It is operated by Spitfires Ltd, and maintained by the Aircraft Restoration Company.