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December 2018: McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1 (Pt-1) – 41 photos

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This first part is dedicated to No. 43 Squadron Phantom FG.1s with the initial camouflage.

 

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 01: XT860/L, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 02: Another view of XT860/L, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 03: XT861/C, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 04: XT873/S, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 05: XT874, 43 Squadron, soon after the transfer to the RAF

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 06: XT874/J, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 07: XT875/K, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 08: XV567/I, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 09: XV568/T, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 10: XV569/S, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 11: XV571/A, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 12: Another view of XV571/A, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 13: XV572/N, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 14: Another view of XV572/N, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 15: XV573/L, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 16: XV574/B, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 17: XV574, 43 Squadron soon after its tarnsfer to the RAF

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 18: XV574/B, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 19: XV575, 43 Squadron in 1969

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 20: XV575/C, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 21: XV576/D, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 22: XV577/M, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 23: Another view of XV577/M, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 24: XV577/M, 43 Squadron on take-off phase

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 25: XV578/O, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 26: XV579/R, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 27: Opposite angle of XV579/M, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 28: XV580/Q, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 29: XV581/E, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 30: Another view of XV581/E, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 31: XV582/F, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 32: XV583, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 33: XV584/I, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 34: XV585/H, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 35: XV585/P, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 36: XV586/J, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 37: XV587/G, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 38: Opposite side of XV587/G, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 39: XV587/G, 43 Squadron landing

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 40: XV590/X, 43 Squadron

Photo Phantom FG.1 – 41: XT875/K, 43 Squadron

November 2018: Northrop BT – 45 photos

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This photo album is extracted from the publication Allied Wings 3 – The Northrop BT-1  and USN Aircraft 1922 – 1962 Vol 3

 

Photo Northrop BT – 01: Aircraft of VB-6 flying in close formation during a training flight. Red Section is leading the formation with Blue Section flying on its right. If the standard formation practice is being followed the photograph was taken from 6-B-9.

Photo Northrop BT – 02:  BT-1 Bu.No 0591/5-B-1 during a test flight in 1938. The cowling and fuselage band are red.

Photo Northrop BT – 03: BT-1 0592/5-B-2 being pushed back on the desk of USS Yorktown. It would be lost on an accident on 24 AUgust 1939

Photo Northrop BT – 04: BT-1 Bu.No 0609/5-B-13, this was the aircraft flown by the leader of Green Section, warming-up at NAS Norfolk in 1939.

Photo Northrop BT – 05: BT-1 Bu.No 0607/5-B-11, the second aircraft of Black Section, photographed around 1939.

Photo Northrop BT – 06:  BT-1 Bu.No 0606/5-B-10, this was the aircraft flown by the leader of Black Section, seen at the factory in May 1938.

Photo Northrop BT – 07: BT-1 Bu.No 0602/5-B-6 after its overhaul at San Diego in December 1939. The former VB-6 machine has now received VB-5’s markings, for White Section (aircraft 4 to 6), and it is ready to be delivered to this unit. Under the cockpit is “Ensign Perrin”, the pilot’s name.

Photo Northrop BT – 08: BT-1 0599/6-B-12 in 1940. This airframe was stricken in December 1943.

Photo Northrop BT – 09: BT-1 0598/6-B-15 as it was during it first assigment. It was later used by VB-5 before to be lost by accident on 12 February 1940.

Photo Northrop BT – 10: The sixth production BT-1 (Bu.No 0595/5-B 5), photographed at the factory on 1 April 1938 just before its delivery to the USN. At that time all markings were applied at the factory.

Photo Northrop BT – 11: Later the leader of Black Section took charge of BT-1 Bu.No 0614. Its upper wings were painted in accordance with the regulations which came into force in October 1940.

Photo Northrop BT – 12: The BT-1 0638/5-B-2 with the new wing markings introduced in October 1940. Note the inscriptions on the tail, Bu.Aer number and white landing band which have been partially deleted.

Photo Northrop BT – 13: Another factory shot taken on 24 May 1938, this one shows BT-1 Bu.No 0615/6-B-1, the aircraft flown by the leader of Red Section.

Photo Northrop BT – 14: Another view of 0615/6-B-1

Photo Northrop BT – 15: BT-1 0615/6B-1 during the acceptance flight

Photo Northrop BT – 16: BT-1 0614/5-B-14 in an uncomfortable situation.

Photo Northrop BT – 17: In 1940 the USN experimented with a new camouflage for its aircraft. The basic designs were drawn by McClelland Barclay. He used outlandish circles, stripes, and trapezoid shapes. The colours used were Deep Blue and Dark Grey for the upper surfaces and Bright Blue and White for the undersurfaces. Two Brewster F2A-2 fighters, two Vought SB2U-2 scout-bombers, two Douglas TBD-1 torpedo bombers and two Northrop BT-1 dive-bombers received the new camouflage schemes, each receiving a different design. On the opposite page a BT-1 (serial unknown) illustrates design No.3 and on this page BT-1 Bu.No 0633 has design No.4. All the pictures were taken at North Island NAS (San Diego) on
9 September 1940.  (see also photo 18 to 22)

Photo Northrop BT – 18: See photo 17

Photo Northrop BT – 19: See photo 17

Photo Northrop BT – 20: See photo 17

 

Photo Northrop BT – 21: See photo 17

Photo Northrop BT – 22: See photo 17

Photo Northrop BT – 23: BT-1 0643 never served with a USN unit, instead it was modified to test a tricycle landing gear. This photo was taken the day before it was officially handed over
to the USN.

Photo Northrop BT – 24: Side view of BT-1 0643 with its tricycle landing gear.

Photo Northrop BT – 25: An unidentified BT-1 on the ground

Photo Northrop BT – 26: BT-1 5-B-5 preparing to land with gear and flaps down, a very delicate operational phase for the pilots.

Photo Northrop BT – 27: Nine BT-1s of the NAOTC flying in an echelon of Vees formation, above the city of Miami, Florida.

Photo Northrop BT – 28: Line-up of BT-1s belonging to the VB-5

Photo Northrop BT – 29: Eleven BT-1s aligned by sections, the Black in the foreground and the White one behind.

Photo Northrop BT – 30: Front view of a BT-1

Photo Northrop BT – 31: An unidentified BT-1 on the ground

Photo Northrop BT – 32: VB-6 and VB-5 aircraft parked on a grass field. Ahead of 0598/6-B-15 are 5-B-11 and 5-B-9 of VB-5.

Photo Northrop BT – 33: The XBT-1 Bo.No 9745 in flight. It cannot be said that it was a lovely aircraft but it did exactly what it was designed to do, dive-bombing, which required a strong airframe.

Photo Northrop BT – 34: Side view of XBT-1

Photo Northrop BT – 35: Another view of the XBT-1

Photo Northrop BT – 36: Another view of the XBT-1

Photo Northrop BT – 37: BT-1 0627 was modified into a XBT-2 with a new design and retractable gear. It would become the famous DOuglas SBD.

Photo Northrop BT – 38: Side view of the XBT-2

Photo Northrop BT – 39: Opposite view of the XBT-2

Photo Northrop BT – 40: Top view of BT-1 0615/6-B-1

Photo Northrop BT – 41:  BT-1 Bu.No 0624/6-B-14 served with the VB- for six months only. 0624 was among the very last BT-1s to be stricken from the Navy list in October 1944

Photo Northrop BT – 42: BT-1 0609/5-B-13 warming up its engine

Photo Northrop BT – 43: The XBT-2 warming up the engine

Photo Northrop BT – 44: BT-1s on the USS Entreprise

Photo Northrop BT – 45: BT-1s on the USS Yorktown

October 2018: Republic Thunderbolt Mk I – 20 photos

 

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See also SQUADRONS! No. 2The Thunderbolt Mk I for more photographs!

 

Thunderbolt Mk I – 01: Here and below, two views of Thunderbolt FL844

Thunderbolt Mk I – 02: See above

Thunderbolt Mk I – 03: The Thunderbolt assembly line at Republic’s Farmingdale (NY) factory with the first RAF aircraft in the foreground.

Thunderbolt Mk I – 04: Flight mechanics prepare Thunderbolt Mk.Is of 30 Sqn for their next sortie from Cox’s Bazar, India.

Thunderbolt Mk I – 05: An unidentfied Thunderbolt Mk I of No. 113 Squadron (code AD-R)

Thunderbolt Mk I – 06: No. 146 Squadron’s Mk.Is lined up in October 1944 ready for an op with a full load of bombs under the wings. In the foreground is HD110/NA-L.

Thunderbolt Mk I – 07: A line-up of 135 Sqn Thunderbolts at Chittagong. Note the spinners of HB982/D and HD173/A are painted red to indicate their flight

Thunderbolt Mk I – 08: Thunderbolt Mk I HB975/WK-L (135 Squadron)  with now the squadron code letters applied

Thunderbolt Mk I – 09: A No. 135 Squadron, coded ‘F’ on landing

Thunderbolt Mk I – 10: No. 146 Squadron was among the first two fighter units that converted to Thunderbolts. Initially, aircraft were allocated to pilots. Here Thunderbolt Mk I FL848/NA-C

Thunderbolt Mk I – 11: Thunderbolt Mk I HD118/NA-N of No. 146 Squadron

Thunderbolt Mk I – 12: Thunderbolt Mk I HD176 in flight over the Egyptian desert. It was one of the last of this mark to be allocated to 73 OTU in July 1944 and was struck off charge in March 1946

Thunderbolt Mk I – 13: A mysterious photo of a Thunderbolt Mk.I. FL749/R possibly from No. 1670 CU as this unit was using, at the time, mostly D-21 Mk.Is with individual letters. But FL749  might be operated as an AFTU aircraft as these also carried single identifying letters as well

Thunderbolt Mk I – 14: A Thunderbolt Mk.I, FL792/ZT-D of 258 Sqn, being serviced

Thunderbolt Mk I – 15: No. 30 Squadron made some use of the Thunderbolt Mk.I, but mainly for training. Here one, with squadron code letters ‘RS’ partially visible, undergoes an inspection

Thunderbolt Mk I – 16: No. 258 Squadron Thuderbolt ZT-N (probably FL814). This photo also illustrates the harsh conditions pilots had to contend with in the Far East

Thunderbolt Mk I – 17: A No. 258 Squadron’s Thunderbolt Mk I with the short-lived red/white cowlings

Thunderbolt Mk I – 18:  Thunderbolt Mk I HD154/18 was allocated to 73 OTU during July 1944. It was struck off charge in March 1946

Thunderbolt Mk I – 19: The wreckage of FL809/OQ-Z, No. 5 Squadron

Thunderbolt Mk I – 20: Pilots of 134 Sqn watching squadron mates flying low over the airfield when the unit was still under training while two mechanics can be seen servicing FL804/GQ-O

September 2018: Hawker Hind – 16 photos

 

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Photo Hind 01: Hawker Hind K5410 of No. 82 Squadron

Photo Hind 02: Hawker Hind K5514 of No. 104 Squadron

Photo Hind 03: Hawker Hind K5379 of No. 98 Squadron

Photo Hind 04: Hawker Hind K5397 of No. 34 Squadron

Photo Hind 05: Hawker Hind K5434 of No. 44 Squadron

Photo Hind 06: Hawker Hind K5450, K5449 and K5439 of No. 15 Squadron

Photo Hind 07: Hawker Hind K5443 of No. 49 Squadron

Photo Hind 08: Hawker Hind K5558 of No. 107 Squadron

Photo Hind 09: Hawker Hind K5554 of No. 12 Squadron

Photo Hind 10: Hawker Hind K5510 of No. 602 Squadron

Photo Hind 11: Hawker Hind K6779 of No. 62 Squadron

Photo Hind 12: Hawker Hind K6751 of No. 107 Squadron

Photo Hind 13: Hawker Hind K6677 of No. 107 Squadron

Photo Hind 14: Hawker Hind K6802 of No. 113 Squadron. Behind, Hind K6806

Photo Hind 15: Hawker Hind K6841 of No. 83 Squadron

Photo Hind 16: Hawker Hind L7189 of No. 1 FTS

August 2018: English Electric Lightning F.2A – 36 photos

 

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Photo Lightning F.2A – 01: Lightning F.2A XN724/F, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 02: Lightning F.2A XN724/F, No. 19 Sqn on the ground

Photo Lightning F.2A – 03: Lightning F.2A XN726/D, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 04: Lightning F.2A XN727/A, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 05: Lightning F.2A XN727/W, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 06: Lightning F.2A XN727/W, No. 92 Sqn with new paint

Photo Lightning F.2A – 07: Lightning F.2A XN728/V, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 08: Lightning F.2A XN730/J, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 09: Lightning F.2A XN731/Z, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 10: Lightning F.2A XN731/Z, No. 19 Sqn on the ground

Photo Lightning F.2A – 11: Lightning F.2A XN731/Z, No. 19 Sqn with new paint

Photo Lightning F.2A – 12: Lightning F.2A XN732/R, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 13: Lightning F.2A XN733/Y, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 14: Lightning F.2A XN735/A, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 15: Lightning F.2A XN771/P, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 16: Lightning F.2A XN772/N, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 17: Lightning F.2A XN773/E, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 18: Lightning F.2A XN774/F, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 19: Lightning F.2A XN775/B, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 20: Lightning F.2A XN775/B, No. 92 Sqn painted

Photo Lightning F.2A – 21: Lightning F.2A XN778/H, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 22: Lightning F.2A XN783/G, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 23: Lightning F.2A XN784/G, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 24: Lightning F.2A XN784/R, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 25: Lightning F.2A XN784/R, No. 19 Sqn on take-off

Photo Lightning F.2A – 26: Lightning F.2A XN786/M, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 27: Lightning F.2A XN786/M, No. 19 Sqn painted

Photo Lightning F.2A – 28: Lightning F.2A XN788/P, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 29: Lightning F.2A XN789/J, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 30: Lightning F.2A XN789/J, No. 19 Sqn painted

Photo Lightning F.2A – 31: Lightning F.2A XN790/L, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 32: Lightning F.2A XN791/D, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 33: Lightning F.2A XN792/M, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 34: Lightning F.2A XN793/A, No. 92 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 35: Lightning F.2A XN793/H, No. 19 Sqn

Photo Lightning F.2A – 36: Lightning F.2A XN787/L, No. 92 Sqn

July 2018: Avro Vulcan B.1 with anti-flash white paint – 35 photos

 

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Photo Vulcan 01: First prototype of the Avro Vulcan, VX770

Photo Vulcan 02: Avro Vulcan VX770, the first prototype, banking to the right

Photo Vulcan 03: Avro Vulcan prototype VX777, the second prototype

Photo Vulcan 11: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA889, the first production aircraft

Photo Vulcan 12: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA892 with straight edges. This aircraft was only used for various experiments

Photo Vulcan  13: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA895 of No. 230 OCU

Photo Vulcan 14: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA898

Photo Vulcan 15: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA900 of No. 101 Sqn with the Waddington Wing badge on the tail

Photo Vulcan 16: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA901

Photo Vulcan 17: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA901 of No. 617 Sqn with the Waddington Wing badge on the tail

Photo Vulcan 18: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA901 on landing

Photo Vulcan 19: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA903 of the MoA, used for Blue Steel trials and as Olympus testbed

Photo Vulcan 20: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA905 of No. 230 OCu with the Yorkshire Rose on the tail

Photo Vulcan 21: AVro Vulcan B.1 XA905 of No. 83 Squadron with the Waddington badle on the tail

Photo Vulcan 22: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA906 of the Waddignton Wing

Photo Vulcan 23: Avro Vulcan B.1A XA907 of the Waddignton Wing

Photo Vulcan 24: Avro Vulcan B.1A XA907 of the Waddington Wing

Photo Vulcan 25: Avro Vulcan B.1A XA907 of the Waddington Wing

Photo Vulcan 26: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA910 of No. 101 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 27: Avro Vulcan B.1A XA912 of the Waddington Wing

Photo Vulcan 28: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA913 of No. 101 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 29: Avro Vulcan B.1 XA913 of No. 101 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 30: Avro Vulcan B.1A XH475 of No. 50 Squadron (Waddignton Wing)

Photo Vulcan 31:  Avro Vulcan B.1A XH478 of the Waddington Wing

Photo Vulcan 32: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH481

Photo Vulcan 33: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH483 of No. 617 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 34: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH483 of No. 617 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 35: Avro Vulcan B.1A XH483 of No. 50 Squadron (Waddington Wing)

Photo Vulcan 36: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH499 of No. 617 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 37: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH499 of No. 617 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 38: Avro Vulcan XH499 of No. 617 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 39: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH501 of No. 617 Squadron

Photo Vuclan 40: Avro Vulcan B.1A XH502 of the Waddington Wing

Photo Vulcan 41: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH502 of No. 617 Squadron

Photo Vulcan 42: Avro Vulcan B.1 XH504 of No. 230 OCU

June 2018: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 & FAW.8 – 26 photos

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Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 01: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH714

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 02: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH750/R, No. 33 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 03: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH756

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 04: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH795, No. 33 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 05: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH795, No. 33 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 06: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH961/V, No. 33 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 07: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH838/F, No. 33 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 08: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH837/T, No. 33 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 09: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH719/H and XH838/F, No. 33 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 10: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH900, GWTS/D (Guided Weapons Training Squadron)

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 11: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH901, GWTS/E (Guided Weapons Training Squadron)

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 12: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH906/B, No. 25 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 13: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH958/M, No. 23 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.7 – 14: Gloster Javelin FAW.7 XH961/R, No. 25 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 51: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XH974/C, No. 41 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 52: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XH976, AFDS (Air Fighting Development Squadron)

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 53: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XH982/H, No. 41 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 54: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XH983/S, No. 41 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 55: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XH990/Z, No. 41 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 56: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XJ113/X, No. 41 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 57: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XJ114/K, No. 85 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 58: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XJ115/R, No. 85 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 59: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XJ123/B, No. 85 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 60: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XJ125

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 61: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XJ129/A, No. 41 Squadron

Photo Javelin FAW.8 – 62: Gloster Javelin FAW.8 XJ130/R, No. 41 Squadron

May 2018: Fairey Flycatcher – 31 photos

 

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Flycatcher 01: Fairey Flycatcher N9373 of No. 401 Flight.

Flycatcher 02: Fairey Flycatcher N9611 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 03: Fairey Flycatcher N9670 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 04: Fairey Flycatcher N9673 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 05: Fairey Flycatcher N9679 of No. 404 Flight.

Flycatcher 06: Fairey Flycatcher N9875 of No. 403 Flight.

Flycatcher 07: Fairey Flycatcher N9892 of No. 403 Flight.

Flycatcher 08: Fairey Flycatcher N9923, N9954 and N9922 of No. 401 flight

Flycatcher 09: Fairey Flycatcher N9928 of No. 402 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 10: Fairey Flycatcher N9931 of No. 403 Flight.

Flycatcher 11: Fairey Flycatcher N9333 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 12: Fairey Flycatcher N9940 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 13: Fairey Flycatcher N9943 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 14: Fairey Flycatcher N9945 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 15: Fairey Flycatcher N9945 of No. 405 Flight in flight.

Flycatcher 16: Fairey Flycatcher N9948 of No. 404 Flight.

Flycatcher 17: Fairey Flycatcher N9950 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 18: Fairey Flycatcher N9954 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 19: Fairey Flycatcher N9962 on HMS Argus.

Flycatcher 20: Fairey Flycatcher N9680 of No. 401 Flight.

Flycatcher 21: Fairey Flycatcher S1061 of No. 404 Flight.

Flycatcher 22: Fairey Flycatcher S1064 of No. 403 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 23: Fairey Flycatcher S1067 of No. 402 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 24: Fairey Flyctacher S1290 and S1490 of FAA Pool of Gosport.

Flycatcher 25: Fairey Flycatcher S1273 of No. 401 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 26: Fairey Flycatcher S1274 of No. 401 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 27: Fairey Flycatcher S1274 of No. 401 Flight in flight.

 

Flycatcher 28: Fairey Flycatcher S1280 (forefront) of No. 406 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 29: Fairey Flycatcher S1283 and S1282 and two others of No. 406 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 30: Fairey Flycatcher S1293 of No. 405 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 31: Fairey Flycatcher S1590 of No. 404 Flight.

 

 

 

March 2018: Supermarine Swift – 30 photos

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Photo Swift 01: Supermarine Swift WJ965, second prototype

Photo Swift 02: Supermarine Swift F.1 WK195

Photo Swift 10: Supermarine Swift F.2 WK242

Photo Swift 20: Supermarine Swift F.3 WK247

Photo Swift 50: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK276/L of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 51: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK277/N of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 52: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK277/N of No. 2 Sqn.

Photo Swift 53: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK281/S of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 54: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK287/A of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 55: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK290/Y of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 56: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK293

Photo Swift  57: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK295/G of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 58: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK296/J of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 59: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK302/R of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 60: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK302/R of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 61: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK303/H of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 62: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK303/H of No. 79 Sqn (the aircraft is actually climbing vertically and is not on level flight)

Photo Swift 63: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK310/A of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 64: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK315/P of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 65: Supermarine Swift FR.5s of No. 2 Sqn flying in formation. Aircraft Y leading with on its right aircraft E (XD916) and its left X (XD950)

Photo Swift 66: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD920 (forefront) of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 67: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD921/G of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 68: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD962/L of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 69: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD962/J of No. 2 Sqn with the Squadron Leader pennant painted on the nose

Photo Swift 70: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD962/J of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 71: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD974/M of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 90: Supermarine Swift F.7 XF113

Photo Swift 91: Supermarine Swift F.7 XF114

Photo Swift 92: Supermarine Swift F.7 XF774

Photo Swift 100: Supermarine Swift FR.8 XF124