Seafire

Seafire Vs Corsair Vs Sea Fury: Seafire pilots offer a comparison with some of the competitors of the navalised version of the famous Spitfire

Seafire Vs Corsair Vs Sea Fury: Seafire pilots offer a comparison with some of the competitors of the navalised version of the famous Spitfire

The Supermarine Seafire was a navalised version of the famous Spitfire adapted for use on aircraft carriers. 2646 Seafires were… Read More

4 months ago

Seafires Vs ‘Hooked Spitfires:’ a quick look at the difference between a Seafire and a standard Spitfire fitted with an arrestor hook

What is the difference between a Seafire and a 'Hooked Spitfire' — a standard Spitfire fitted with an arrestor hook… Read More

4 years ago

The story of legendary test pilot Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown and the Seafire ‘crabbed’ landing

On most if not all the Seafire carrier tests Brown carried out, he eschewed the curved approach in favour of… Read More

4 years ago

Flying the Seafire: a comparison with the Vought F4U Corsair and Hawker Sea Fury

"We had several interesting dogfights with the much larger and more powerful F4U Corsair. In turning dogfights, the Corsairs were… Read More

4 years ago