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For the Royal Army plane in Battlefield Heroes, based upon the Spitfire, see Plane (Battlefield Heroes)

The Spitfire in real life.

The Spitfire was an aircraft of the Royal Air Force used during World War II. It was designed as a high-performance short-range interceptor fighter, but was adapted to fill many roles.

Battlefield 1942Edit

The Spitfire is a vehicle featured in Battlefield 1942 and is the British Army and Free French Forces main fighter aircraft. It has space for one player, who pilots the aircraft. It has two weapons available, its machine guns with 900 rounds of ammunition, and single bombs, with 15 units available. It spawns at the main British base. It is replaced by the P-51 Mustang when the US Army is playable on European maps.

As with other fighter aircraft, the Spitfires role is mostly to support ground troops and to hunt enemy fighters and bombers. Its machine guns are very effective against lighter targets, such as aircraft and cars, and its single bomb can aid greatly in destroying enemy armor.

A bomb is also efficient against emplacements, as a single well-placed bomb can destroy any anti-aircraft gun, defgun or heavy machine gun position. The Spitfires is especially fast and maneuverable, which makes it the optimal choice for dogfighting.

The Spitfires prime weakness is its weak armor. Anti-aircraft guns rip through it in just a few shots. The Spitfire requires a certain degree of skill to use effectively.

It is a direct equivalent to the Wehrmacht and Royal Italian Army's Bf 109.



Battlefield HeroesEdit

Main article: Plane (Battlefield Heroes)

The Spitfire appears in Battlefield Heroes for the Royal Army.

Battlefield VEdit

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The Spitfire is featured in Battlefield V, first appearing in the Battlefield 5 Official Reveal Trailer as well as in promotional renders. In Pre-Alpha gameplay, the Spitfire is the standard, single seat fighter aircraft of the British faction.

Two variants of the aircraft are available. The first is the Spitfire Mk VA, which is armed with four .303 MGs and two 20mm Hispano autocannons.

The second is the Spitfire Mk VB is equipped with dual .50 cal MGs, which replace the Mk VAs quad .303 MGs.