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Fairey Swordfish in action

W.A. Harrison

Fairey Swordfish in action

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Published by Squadron/Signal Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military vehicles,
  • History - General History,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDon Greer (Colorist), Andrew Probert (Illustrator), Richard Hudson (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8266910M
    ISBN 10089747421X
    ISBN 109780897474214


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Fairey Swordfish in action by W.A. Harrison Download PDF EPUB FB2

There have been few more unlikely warbirds than Fairey Aviation's Swordfish torpedo bomber. This fixed-gear, open cockpit biplane looked like a throwback to WWI days yet the 'Stringbag' compiled an unbelievably full combat record in Word War II. Harrison reecounts the Swordfish's legacy in this SquadronSignal volume from 5.

Fairey Swordfish - Wikipedia. Britains Royal Navy squadrons went to war equipped Fairey Swordfish in action book the Fairey Swordfish. A biplane torpedo bomber in an age of monoplanes, the Swordfish was underpowered and under-gunned; an obsolete museum piece, an embarrassment.

Its crews fully expected to be shot from Fairey Swordfish in action book skies. Instead, they flew the ancient Stringbag into legend. This title compliments the SquadronSignal Swordfish in Action that we reviewed last month - where that title covers the development and operational history of the aircraft, this one is packed full of color photographs of a number of actual Swordfish examples revealing numerous useful.

And the art is awesomely good. Gorgeous. It really is a hell of a book. " -Rowland White, author of Into the Black and Harrier "The Stringbags centers on the Fairey Swordfish biplane; the outmoded, unfashionable fighter plane that nevertheless helped turn the tide of second World War dogfights.

It's rugged, well-executed action, recalling. The Fairey Swordfish was a biplane torpedo bomber, developed by the Fairey Aviation Company in the early s. The production of the biplane was simplified by its uncomplicated structure, consisting of wings of steel spars, a steel-tube fuselage and a fabric covering, lending it the nickname Stringbag.

TORPEDO-BOMBER, RECON. Virtual Aircraft Museum United Kingdom Fairey. Of all aircraft regarded as anachronisms the Fairey Swordfish torpedo-bomber must be the supreme example, for even back in the s it appeared archaic and cumbersome. Stemming from an earlier design whose prototype had crashed, the first prototype Swordfish (the.

However, there is contradictory evidence - the drawing (Don Greer) on the cover of Fairey Swordfish in action by W. Harrison. In this drawing, of Wellham's aircraft 5H, the sky grey color is present as is the serial number.

There is nothing in the text to substantiate this depiction. Fairey Swordfish was a British biplane torpedo-bomber and reconnaissance aircraft designed to operate from aircraft carriers or as a reconnaissance seaplane operating from catapult launchers.

The prototype was built in at the Fairey Aviation Co. Ltd. The aircraft had its first flight intoo. It had an open cabin for a three-man crew and a fixed landing gear. Flying Swordfish in WWII Robert Le Page flew with the Fleet Air Arm frommostly in Squadron's carrier-based Fairey Swordfish.

This book tells of the fear, personal strain and physical hardship endured by Swordfish crews, and the demands on their flying ability as they navigated across stormy seas with no modern aids. Maximum range of the early Mark XII torpedo was 1, yards (1, m) at 40 knots (74 kmh; 46 mph) and 3, yards (3, m) at 27 knots (50 kmh; 31 mph).

The torpedo travelled yards ( m) forward from release to water impact, and required another. The venerable, extraordinary and much loved Fairey Swordfish - one of the unsung heroes of WWII. Regarded as obsolete at the onset of hostilities it went on to outlive aircraft designed to replace it and provided sterling service in all theatres throughout the war.

Perfectly suited to. One such example was the Fairey Swordfish, a slow-moving, fabric-covered biplane used by the British in the stunning November attack on the Italian fleet at Taranto. Six months later a venerable Swordfish incapacitated the mighty Bismarck, enabling the Royal Navy to close on and sink the pride of Adolf Hitlers ted Reading Time: 8 mins.

Swordfish At War Author: W. Harrison Series: At War ISBN Format: Hardcover Pages: pages Language: English Released: Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing Topic: Fairey Swordfish» Propeller (Aircraft) Reviews.

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[PDF] Blastoff. Readers: Swordfish Read Online Download Books Fairey Swordfish to (all marks): An insight into the history development. Iwa.   This week in the war, on the night of 1112 NovemberFairey Swordfish biplanes from British aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious attacked Taranto Harbour, the principal naval base of the Italian fleet.

For the cost of two aircraft shot down, the naval balance of power in the Mediterranean was altered in a single stroke. In Action Non. Harrison. Tamiya's Fairey Swordfish. How to build Non. Geoff Coughlin. Plus d'infos Fairey Swordfish.

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Yet, this "obsolete" aircraft served longer than its main replacement (Fairey's Albacore), and it remained in production until The Swordfish is best known for its bombing and torpedo raids on the Italian fleet at Taranto and the crippling of the German battleship Bismarck.

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A story of real life adventure, action and heroism. Commander Charles Lamb fought an exceptional war flying the slow and obsolete Fairey Swordfish for the Fleet Air Arm.

It was an antiquated machine, but it could outmanoeuvre almost any other aircraft, and in Charles Lamb's hands, the 'Stringbag' - as the torpedo bomber was affectionately known. More about Fairey Swordfish. The Fairey Swordfish-page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this aircraft.

This topic is categorised under: Aircraft» Propeller» Fairey Swordfish. BooksBrand: Airfix by Craft Master. Pictures: HistoryInfomation. The Fairey Swordfish was a biplane torpedo bomber designed by the Fairey Aviation Company. Originating in the early s, the Swordfish, nicknamed "Stringbag", was operated by the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, in addition to having been equipped by the Royal Air Force (RAF) alongside multiple overseas operators, including the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF.

The Fairey Swordfish was a biplane torpedo bomber designed by the Fairey Aviation Company, used by the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy during World War II. Originating in the s, the Swordfish, nicknamed "Stringbag", was an outdated design by the start of the war inbut remained in front-line service until V-E Day, outliving several.

Fairey Swordfish III Walk Around Page 1. Any questions, comments, or problems, please email me. These pictures were taken and shared with the web by Mark Hayward. Page 1. Page 2. Tamiya 148 scale Fairey Swordfish Mk. Hello iModeler.

This kit was a gift from my lovely wife, and It was a total joy to build. I used a Quickboost resin exhaust pipe and EZ line for the rigging. Paints are Vallejo Model Air shot through my Sotar 20 The rest is scratch or out of the box. Humphrey was damaged by splinters from the shells, making many holes that are still visible.

These holes were patched with tape and Humphrey carried on flying. The Wessex HAS. 3, recognizable by its thimble radome behind the rotor head, improved on the HAS. 1 through the introduction of. Flying from the decks of MAC ships and escort carriers, the Swordfish sank 20 U-boats by wars end and helped protect the vital Atlantic supply convoys.

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