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Spitfire F22 F24 ( 56 in. / 142.2 cm )

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Spitfire F22 F24

RCM's Spitfire F22 F24

Spitfire Mk22 Radio control scale model fighter for .45 to .61 power and 6 channel RC

Mk 22 (type 356)

The Mk 22 was identical to the Mk 21 in all respects except for the cut-back rear fuselage, with the tear-drop canopy, and a more powerful 24 volt electrical system in place of the 12 volt system of all earlier Spitfires. Most of the Mk 22s were built with enlarged tail surfaces, similar to those of the Supermarine Spiteful. A total of 287 Mk 22s were built: 260 at Castle Bromwich and 27 by Supermarine at South Marston.

The Mk 22 was used by only one regular RAF unit, 73 Squadron[48] based on Malta. However 12 squadrons of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force used the variant and continued to do so until March 1951. The Mk 22 was also used at Flying refresher schools. In May 1955 the remaining F.22s were declared obsolete for all RAF purposes and many were sold back to Vickers-Armstrongs for refurbishment and were then sold to the Southern Rhodesian, Egyptian and Syrian Air Forces.

Mk 24 (type 356)

Spitfire F.24 of 80 Squadron, seen over Hong Kong
The final Spitfire variant, the Mk 24, was similar to the Mk 22 except that it had an increased fuel capacity over its predecessors, with two fuel tanks of 33 gal (150 l) each installed in the rear fuselage. There were also zero-point fittings for rocket projectiles under the wings. All had the larger "Spiteful" tail units: modifications were also made to the trim tab gearing's in order to perfect the F Mk 24's handling characteristics. The F Mk 24 achieved a maximum speed of 454 mph (731 km/h), and could reach an altitude of 30,000 ft (9,100 m) in eight minutes, putting it on a par with the most advanced piston-engined fighters of the era.

Although designed primarily as a fighter-interceptor aircraft, the Spitfire proved its versatility in several different roles. In fighter configuration the F Mk 24's armament consisted of 4 × short-barreled Mk.5 20 mm Hispano cannon – operational experience had proved that the hitting power of these larger weapons was necessary to overcome the thicker armored plating encountered on enemy aircraft as the war progressed. The aircraft also served successfully in the fighter-bomber role, being capable of carrying 1 × 500 lb (230 kg) and 2 × 250 lb (110 kg) bombs, with rocket-projectile launch rails fitted as standard. Late production aircraft were built with the lighter, short-barreled, electrically fired Mark V Hispano cannon.

A total of 81 Mk 24s were completed, 27 of which were conversions from Mk 22s. The last Mk 24 to be built was delivered in February 1948. They were used by only one RAF squadron, 80 Squadron, until 1952. Some of the squadron's aircraft went to the Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force where they were operated until 1955.

Introduced into service in 1946, the F Mk 24 differed greatly from the original Spitfire Mk I in many respects and was twice as heavy, more than twice as powerful and showed an increase in climb rate of 80% over that of the prototype, 'K5054'. These remarkable increases in performance arose chiefly from the introduction of the Rolls-Royce Griffon engine in place of the famous Merlin of earlier variants. Rated at 2,050 hp (1,530 kW), the 12-cylinder Vee liquid-cooled Griffon 61 engine featured a two-stage supercharger, giving the Spitfire the exceptional performance at high altitude that had been sometimes lacking in early marks.

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Text Copyright: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermarine_Spitfire_(Griffon-powered_variants)
Details: Full Details
ID: 91049
File Size: 4.9 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Scale:Scale (1:8)
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.60-To-0.90-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 56 in. / 142.2 cm
Publisher: RCM
Pub. Ref: 1036
Designer: Gordon E. Whitehead
Date: 02/1989
Weight:120 oz.
Listing Editor: CoMIYC69
Added: 24/05/2015 10:14
Updated: 20/02/16 11:19:04pm
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Plan ID:91049
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 56 in. / 142.2 cm
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.60-To-0.90-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:120 oz.
Weight Class:2500g-To-4000g (88.1oz-To-141.0oz)
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Designer:Gordon E. Whitehead
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