Aeroplane Monthly 1986-01
R.Williams - Sea Fury (2)
Sea Fury T.20 WG655 of the Royal Navy’s Historic Aircraft Flight returning to its Yeovilton base after an air display on May 6, 1985.
Sea Fury F.X TF901, from the first production batch, shows off its pugnacious profile.
Sea Fury FB.11 VR944 of No 806 Sqn FAA at RCNAS Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, on June 19, 1948.
Sea Fury FB.11 TF988, photographed in November 1947. The FB.11 first entered first-line service in February 1948.
An arresting shot of the fourth production Sea Fury F.X., TF898, aboard HMS Illustrious in 1947.
F Mk X TF906. Note the four-bladed propeller.
The third Sea Fury F.X, TF897.
Sea Fury F.X TF952. The aircraft’s powerplant was an 18-cylinder Bristol Centaurus 18 radial, developing a maximum of 2,560 h.p.
Three Sea Furies in formation over Avro Canada’s factory at Malton, Ontario, during 806 Sqn’s North American tour in 1948.
Another view of F.X TF952. The Fleet Air Arm received its first F.Xs in February 1947.