AM Living | Spitfire Mk5b FLM-M, Eric Carter

Eric Carter

Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB

BL527/FL-M

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

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