Aviation Photo #2312186 Fairey Swordfish Mk2 - UK - Navy

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A stunning sight as this 1943 vintage Royal Navy Historic Flight Swordfish, originally built by Blackburn Aircraft at Sherburn-in-Elmet in August of that year, lifts her tail wheel as she takes off on runway 28 to perform at the Blackpool Airshow 2013. She served with 836 Squadron aboard two light aircraft carriers until November 1944. She was register as G-AJVH from May 1947 and used as a comms aircraft but returned to the Royal Navy in April 1959 and is now displayed (Canon 50D + Sigma 50-500 EX APO DG)
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    Darren Wilson
    UK - Navy
    Fairey Swordfish Mk2
    Fairey Swordfish
    Fairey Swordfish
    Fairey
    LS326
    L2
    Blackpool - Squires Gate
    England
    United Kingdom
    August 12, 2013
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