Air International 1982-10
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E.Brown - Sea Hornet Supreme /Viewed from the Cockpit/
Третий опытный "Си Хорнет" на палубе авианосца "Оушн", 19 августа 1945г. - через неделю после первой посадки на палубу
The third Sea Hornet prototype, PX219, photographed aboard HMS Ocean on 19 August 1945, a week after the first deck trials by the author.
Three Sea Hornet F Mk 20s of No 801 Sqn photographed while based at Ford.
The 12th production Sea Hornet F Mk 20, TT196, with armament of eight 60-lb (27-kg) rockets under the wings.
(Inset) The extremely clean aerodynamic shape of the Sea Hornet F Mk 20 is shown clearly by this head-on view of TT189, the third production aircraft and (main picture) an F Mk 20 (VR857) of the third production batch.
Второй опытный "Си Хорнет" с сложенными консолями крыла
The second Sea Hornet prototype, PX214, with the folding outer wing panels fitted after initial trials with a non-folding wing.
The prototype Sea Hornet PR Mk 22, TT187, originally the second production F Mk 20. Virtually a navalised version of the RAF's Hornet PR Mk 2, it carried no cannon armament but could carry standard underwing stores.
The prototype Sea Hornet PR Mk 22, TT187, originally the second production F Mk 20. Virtually a navalised version of the RAF's Hornet PR Mk 2, it carried no cannon armament but could carry standard underwing stores.
Another Sea Hornet PR Mk 22, originally laid down as an F Mk 20 (TT197), photographed while serving with No 738 Sqn at Culdrose, this being a component of the 52nd Training Air Group. Note the 200-Imp gal (910-l) drop tanks.
The first (PX230) Sea Hornet NF Mk 21 prototype. It was originally early production Hornet F Mk Is.
"Си Хорнет" NF Mk.21 из состава 809-й эскадрильи, 1949г.
A Sea Hornet NF Mk 21 of No 809 Sqn, the only first-line unit to equip with this type, flying from Culdrose during service trials in 1949.
De Havilland Sea Hornet F Mk 20
Sea Hornet F Mk 20