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What Does ''Mk'' Mean?

Tue Jun 21, 2005 2:16 pm

All the british military ac have this added to their name, ie: Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vb.
So, what's this all about???


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RE: What Does ''Mk'' Mean?

Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:39 pm

MK = Mark, which is the version number of the aircraft.
 
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RE: What Does ''Mk'' Mean?

Tue Jun 21, 2005 3:40 pm

ohhhh.I see. thx a lot.

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RE: What Does ''Mk'' Mean?

Tue Jun 21, 2005 6:03 pm

The U.S. uses a different system by adding a letter to the designation instead: P-51B = RAF Mustang Mk.III,P-51D = RAF Mustang Mk. IV,P-51K = RAF Mustang MK. IVa.
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