MK732 as she once was.

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I just found this photo of MK732 before her transformation started. Thought it would be of interest to this forum. https://www.flickr.com/photos/130782777@N06/26262609922 T J
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People don't much care for Spitfires on this forum. Thanks anyway

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Interesting D-Day stripes.

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Remember looking everyday at MK356 in the hangar at Abingdon, post strip down. Very sorry for itself at the time - also thankfully now restored to flight. Wish I'd taken some photos now....

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Good photo Trolly Aux, where and when was that taken?

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Good photo Trolly Aux, where and when was that taken?
third week of May, 1984. Hilversum airfield.
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I first got wind of MK732 in Flypast in 1984, having just started my first subscription. There was a photo of the remains propped up like in Trolley Aux photo, only it was a side view, so it must have been the same airshow. T J

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I have gorgeous shots of her on BoB day 2000 at Biggin Hill, lifting off into the sunset. What a day that was.

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Trolly Aux - What's the fuselage frame behind the people in your photo?
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I'm guessing, but could it be a Fokker D.VII replica? I know that the photo was taken at Hilversum.

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Thanks ericmunk

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Trolly Aux - What's the fuselage frame behind the people in your photo?
It's beyond rare. That is the sole surviving 1924 Fokker S.IV. At the time it was meant to fly after restoration, but that restoration is still underway today in the Aviodrome museum at Lelystad, where it has been on display for considerable time now. It will not fly, but is looking more complete.

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Trolly Aux - What's the fuselage frame behind the people in your photo?
Answered by others here, sorry I had no info on the location only that photo

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Thank you ericmunk , very interesting.