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RCAF Swordfish photo collection

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Some interesting photos, thank you for sharing. 

I think first time I saw green/brown on Swordfish (Fairey Swordfish Mk. II (Serial No. HS469), FB 3S 126A, C-GRCN, 1943, Shearwater Aviation Museum, Nova Scotia.)

Rgerads

J-W

 

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21 hours ago, JWM said:

I think first time I saw green/brown on Swordfish (Fairey Swordfish Mk. II (Serial No. HS469), FB 3S 126A, C-GRCN, 1943, Shearwater Aviation Museum, Nova Scotia.)

 

Certainly not the first time, Brother, I'm afraid to say.

Have a look at the cover of the TBU #135 booklet I published (and gave you a copy of) 30 years ago. 

K8871 (J) from FAA No.785 Squadron in 1941 also wears Temperate Land Scheme... 

Would you like some Lecithin, sir? 🤣

Cheers

Michael

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On 1/27/2020 at 10:27 PM, KRK4m said:

Certainly not the first time, Brother, I'm afraid to say.

Have a look at the cover of the TBU #135 booklet I published (and gave you a copy of) 30 years ago. 

K8871 (J) from FAA No.785 Squadron in 1941 also wears Temperate Land Scheme... 

Would you like some Lecithin, sir? 🤣

Cheers

Michael

Indeed, that one:

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Cheers

J-W

 

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I am forbidden from looking as again getting a Forbidden message.

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On 1/24/2020 at 11:44 PM, 72modeler said:

Here are some very nice detail photos of RCAF  and restored Swordfish. Some excellent closeups of the canopy fitted to many Canadian Stringbags. Enjoy!

Mike

 

http://silverhawkauthor.com/canadian-warplanes-1-the-biplane-era-fairey-swordfish_697.html

Codes (W3, N3) repeated on the upper wing of two planes in the first photo. Never seen this before!

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