Aeroplane Monthly 1988-07
-
T.Spooner - Goofingstons and Malta's war
A Fairey Swordfish staggers away with its tin fish, normally an 18in, 1,610lb torpedo, which kept the maximum speed down to around 85kt.
Flares being loaded into a Wellington's bomb bay, though most were carried inside the fuselage and were hand-launched.
Digging out one of the SDF’s Wellington VIIIs after it had slid into a bomb crater after landing. Note the bristling ASV aerials.