Here is an artist drawing of a 307th Fighter Squadron Spitfire with the air filter below the nose. It was used to filter out as much of the desert dust as possible. These were the Spitfire Vb version. This image from the book "In a Now Forgotten Sky The 31ST Fighter Group in World War2, by Dennis C. Kucera and Flying Machine Press and used with their permission.


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