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Supermarine Spifire Mk XVI

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Spifire Mk XVI
The most important modification from the Mk IX was that it had two extra fuel tanks in the rear fuselage increasing the fuel capacity by 66 gallons. The Mk XVI can also be distinguished by the tear-drop canopy and a slightly larger chorded rudder.

Winspan m: 11.23

Length m: 9.12

Height m: 3.48

Engine: 1705hp Packard Built Merlin 266. Slight differences in engine installation compared to British built Merlin's. The supercharger gearchange was operated electro-hydraulically instead of electro-pneumatic.

Armament: There were many variations in the armaments carried from eight machine guns to two cannons and four machine guns, four cannon, two cannon and two 0.5in machine guns and up to 1000lb of bombs.

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