"With more than 22,000 manufactured in 33 distinct models and hundreds of sub-variants, it is no wonder that the Spitfire comes in many shapes and colors. The Spit's wings were sometimes clipped, as in this version"

I have a plane-a-day calendar. If there's an interest, I'll post the plane of the day every morning. Unless I feel a need to comment beyond the caption on the calendar, I'll just quote it like I did above.