Spitfire Mk5b FLM-M, Eric Carter
Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB
Flt Sgt Eric Carter
No 81 Squadron, RAF
North Sea, 1941–42
Eric is 98 years old and flew Hurricanes in the 1941 secret mission to defend Murmansk, at the request of Stalin. Later he flew Spitfires over defending the North Sea Convoys and industrial cities of Northern England.
He flew this Spitfire whilst based at Newcastle upon Tyne.
40 x 47 x 25 cms