Spitfire IX , BS458 (KB)
Ramrod 243. The North Weald Wing was to act as First Fighter Sweep on this operation, and arriving at Berck sur Mer on time at 26,000 feet. The Wing swept S.E. to Amiens, Arras, Hesdin and then back to Amiens. No e/a were sighted and the Wing crossed out over Le Treport.
ORB indicates aircraft as BS548, but this is likely be an error as BS458 was 132 W/C mount during this period.