Remarks: This distinctive wheel is all that remains from A58-399 after being completely burnt out after a wheels up landing on undershoot at Truscott in May 1945. This airport contains many different wrecks and infrastructure from is vital role in the protection of Australia during WWII. The aircraft's supercharger sits nearby. [Pentax K10D]
Remarks: Built in 1944 as RAF serial MT719, this Mk.VIII Spitfire is a combat veteran of the CBI Theatre. It is restored to the scheme it wore while assigned to the RAF's No. 17 Squadron, based at China Bay and Vavyuina, Ceylon (Sri Lanka). If you are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, please stop by the museum to see this plane and almost 40 others on display.