Fairey IIIF, S1306, reeling out its drogue which will trail three-quarters of a mile behind.
Fairey IIIF Mk III S1306, equipped for drogue towing, flying off Gibraltar.
Fairey IIIF Mk III, S1795, of the School of Naval Co-operation, taking off from Lee-on-Solent in February 1933.
The author makes his first deck landing, in Fairey IIIF, S1522, on Courageous.
Drogue-towing Fairey IIIF on the Gun Wharf, Gibraltar. During target towing exercises the airspeed rarely exceeded 80 m.p.h.
Fairey IIIF Mk 111, S1831, being manhandled, probably at Lee-on-Solent.
Drogue-towing Fairey IIIF near the Gun Wharf, Gibraltar. During target towing exercises the airspeed rarely exceeded 80 m.p.h.
A scene aboard HMS Glorious in 1930.
A Fairey III F landing. The landing crew are just running out to hold on to each wing tip, and thus prevent the aircraft slewing toward the ship side. This would not necessarily mean a disaster, as right on the right will be seen the wire netting pallisades which prevent a machine from actually falling into the sea should she slew round.
Fairey IIIF Mk IIIB, S1521, of the School of Naval Co-operation being launched. Note absence of spinner.
Another School of Naval Cooperation Fairey IIIF Mk IIIB being launched at Calshot, February 1933.
Avro 504N, K1974, lands on HMS Glorious in 1930.
Another 504N, J9271, landing on HMS Courageous during a training landing.