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| Size: 2ft x 3ft Oil|| || Date: 1945|
Air Headquarters Breifing Room
No 9 Squadron (after Independence becoming a Pakistani Unit) had converted onto the famous WW II Spitfire in 1945. It was powered by a Rolls Royce Merlin 66V 12-Cyliner liquid-cooled engine. Armed with 4 x 20 mm cannons, it could fly at a maximum speed of 404 mph. It flew in the Battle of Britain, in Africa and Asia during the War. No 9 Squadron continued to fly this aircraft from August to December 1947.