Aeroplane Monthly 1993-02
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O.Thetford - By day and by night /The classic inter-war RAF biplane bombers/ (9)
Fawn J7206 served with Nos 100 and 503 Sqns. The type was intended to replace the D.H.9A, an example of which is visible in the background.
Flt Lt D. F. McIntyre, later to be a co-founder of Scottish Aviation Ltd at Prestwick, flying Fawn II J7190 of 602 (City of Glasgow) Sqn, Royal Auxiliary Air Force, over the Tay Bridge. This aircraft joined the unit in 1928.
Fawn J7212 of 12 Sqn pictured in about 1925. On May 22, 1925, while serving with 100 Sqn, this aircraft caught fire in the air. It survived, and during 1928-29 it served with 602 Sqn.
Fawn J7206 served with Nos 100 and 503 Sqns. The type was intended to replace the D.H.9A, an example of which is visible in the background.
Fairey Fawns of 100 (Bomber) Squadron flying for the RAF’s 1925 Hendon Air Display. In the foreground is Fawn II J7209, which first flew on March 19, 1924 and was finally written off when it crashed at Weston Zoyland in July 1925.
Production Fawns J7190 and J7771 (Mks II and III respectively) in service with 100 Sqn. J1790, which has an unconventional long exhaust pipe, had previously been used for short-wave telephony tests by the RAE.
Fawn J7206 served with Nos 100 and 503 Sqns. The type was intended to replace the D.H.9A.
Fawn Ils J7219 and J7220, both of which served with 11 Sqn in 1925. J7220 ran into Westland Limousine G-EAFO at Netheravon on August 17, 1925, and was written off.
Fairey Fawn squadron colors