Air Enthusiast 1997-03
M.Davey - Pacific Naval War
Seafire pilots looked on covetously at types such as the Hellcat (rocket-equipped Mk IIs illustrated) and the Corsair. Despite its faults, and high accident rate, the Seafire gave good service.
No 894 Squadron pauses for a group shot in front of a Seafire at Katukurunda, Ceylon, 1944. The CO was Lt Commander J Crossman dso rnvr.
Lt Arkell in the cockpit of his 894 Squadron Seafire L.III, 1944.
Lt Bradbury inverting his 894 Squadron Seafire III on HMS ‘Indefatigable’, 1944. Avenger and Firefly to the right
Lt Bradbury inverting his 894 Squadron Seafire III on HMS ‘Indefatigable’, 1944. Avenger and Firefly to the right
Lt Bradbury inverting his 894 Squadron Seafire III on HMS ‘Indefatigable’, 1944. Avenger and Firefly to the right