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Spitfire IFF aerial picture

December 30 2013 at 8:40 AM
Bob Swaddling  (Login LFMkIXc)
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I see a couple pages back that someone was questioning about IFF aerials on Spitfires. Here is a photo of the later IFF aerial under the starboard wing just forwaed of the aileron.
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Cheers
Bob Swaddling


    
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wallacejohn
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Thanks Bob,now was that later replaced by the

December 30 2013, 9:55 AM 

boat Antenna which was under the fuselage or have I got that wrong.

 
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Bob Swaddling
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Negative

December 30 2013, 10:10 AM 

The "boat" antenna was for landing beam approach, not IFF.
Cheers
Bob Swaddling


    
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wallacejohn
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Ah now I get it,thanks n/t

December 30 2013, 10:26 AM 

nm

 
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Shuey, William
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Thank you Bob!!

December 30 2013, 2:56 PM 

That is the best picture of this antenna I have seen.

Bill Shuey

 
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