Supermarine Seafire

Official launch for Navy Wings’ Seafire

Supermarine Seafire Mk.XVII SX336 was rolled out at Yeovilton on April 6, flying in front of a gathering of guests and media.

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First flight of the Supermarine Seafire

Key.Aero details a short but sweet whistle stop tour of the operational history of the Supermarine Seafire to mark the anniversary of the type's first flight

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Supermarine Seafire to fly with Navy Wings 

Yeovilton-based charity Navy Wings has announced that Supermarine Seafire Mk XVII SX336 has officially joined its collection of airworthy historic aircraft. 

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Seafire returns to the skies after work at Old Warden

Supermarine Seafire F Mk.XVII SX336 flew for the first time in around five years on November 18 from Old Warden in the capable hands of Stu Goldspink. The aircraft’s return follows a period of extensive maintenance at the Bedfordshire aerodrome

FORMIDABLE FIGHTER . – A Supermarine Seafire I, with arrestor hook extended, landing on the deck of H.M.S. Formidable during the operations at Salerno. The ships reported to have taken part in this action were the 23,000-ton carriers Illustrious and Formidable, covered by the Nelson and Rodney, and the escort carriers Attacker, Battler, Hunter, Stalker, and Unicorn, covered by light cruisers and destroyers. Feature Premium

Uncovered – Seafires’ success at Salerno landings in 1943

An Air Liaison Officer reveals the full extent of the Fleet Air Arm’s contribution to the Allied landings at Salerno in Italy, as detailed in the November 26, 1943 issue of The Aeroplane

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10 classic British naval aircraft of World War II

The Fleet Air Arm played a pivotal role during World War II – these were some of the Royal Navy’s most formidable flying machines

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FlyPast Classics: Griffon-engined Seafires

Marrying the Rolls-Royce Griffon powerplant with the already successful Merlin-engined Supermarine Seafire...

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Korean War: Griffons over the 38th Parallel

The last operational use of the Supermarine Seafire...