Aviation Photo #2228997 Supermarine 395 Seafire F17 - UK - Navy

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This carrier based version of the Spitfire was built locally in Yeovil by Westland Aircraft in 1945. Powered by a 1,850hp Rolls Royce Griffon VI engine gibing it a maximum speed of 387mph at 13,500ft, it's a single seat fighter, flgihter bomber and reconnaissance aircraft with carrier capability. It had two 20mm guns and four 0.303 guns plus eight 60lb rocket projectiles below the wings. It served with several RNAS between 1945 and 1955 before being written-off (Canon 50D + Sigma 10-20 EX DC HSM)
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    Darren Wilson
    UK - Navy
    Supermarine 395 Seafire F17
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    United Kingdom
    January 31, 2013
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