Air International 1982-11
C.Burnet, E.Morgan - Dumbo and Seagull
The first Seagull in flight, in its original configuration, over Southampton and close to the site of the Supermarine works at Woolston.
The first prototype of the Supermarine Seagull, PA 143, on water.
The first prototype of the Supermarine Seagull, PA 143, on land.
View of the second Seagull prototype (PA147), with the "2 1/2" fins and the dorsal fin.
The first Seagull (PA143) with modified rear nacelle fairing and small central fin.
Photograph of the first Supermarine S.14/44 (PA143), after a small central fin had been fitted and the engine nacelle had been extended aft.
The first Seagull (PA143) with enlarged central fin and smaller outboard fins; a small dorsal fin is also fitted.
View of the second Seagull prototype (PA147), with the "2 1/2" fins and the dorsal fin.
A wind-tunnel model of the Supermarine S.14/44, showing the original tail unit configuration.
Supermarine S.14/44
The first S.24/37 (R1810), showing the smaller rudder at first used.
Photograph of the second prototype of the Supermarine S.24/37 (R1815)
A close-up of the S.24/37 (R1810), showing the wing in the fully-down position.
The incidence-changing gear in the Supermarine 322. Alternative hand and electric operation was provided.
Supermarine 322