RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#31 by chocks , Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:51 am

The Sea Hurricane.

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Maybe this should have been in the FAA thread?

 
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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#32 by Frothy , Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:09 am

I assume their wings fold up?


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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#33 by chocks , Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:57 pm

Good question! Simple answer. "No"... Strangely one of the only carrier borne aircraft not to have folding wings. They fitted perfectly across the hangar and came up on the lift diagonally.
I'll sort some photo's later.

 
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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#34 by chocks , Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:15 pm

As promised. The Hawker Sea Hurricane FB11 in ships hangar and on lift.

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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#35 by Frothy , Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:00 pm

Fascinating, I wonder how many accident they had clipping the wings?


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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#36 by chocks , Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:24 am

Spitfire Mk1c of 897 NAS aboard HMS Unicorn 1942/43

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every now and then they crashed

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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#37 by Frothy , Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:28 am


You can always tell a Brummie but you can't tell him much

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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#38 by chocks , Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:01 am

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight... Grounded!

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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#39 by Frothy , Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:19 am

Lovely photo


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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#40 by chocks , Mon May 07, 2018 7:16 am

Seafire aboard HMS Tracker 1943

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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#41 by chocks , Mon May 07, 2018 7:33 am

Seafires and Swordfish HMS Trackers Hangar 1943

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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#42 by chocks , Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:04 am

Here's a nice wartime painting
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RE: AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE

#43 by Frothy , Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:39 am

love it


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