Aviation Photo #2230043 Fairey Albacore - UK - Navy

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The sole surviving example of the Albacore, used as a three seater torpedo-bomber based on WW2 aircraft carriers and designed as a replacement for the famous Swordfish. Powered by a 1,065hp Bristol Taurus II or 1,130hp Bristol Taurus XII engine, she had a range of 1,050 miles and top speed of 169 mph at 4,500ft. On static display inside Hall 2 at the excellent Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton (Canon 50D + Sigma 10-20 EX DG HSM)
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Photo Added: February 22, 2013

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