Pacific Ocean. 1945. The folding wings of a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Seafire are unfurled hand over hand by mechanics aboard HMS Implacable. All aircraft used on a carrier must have folding wings ...

Collection ID 019032
Collection type Photograph
Title Pacific Ocean. 1945. The folding wings of a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Seafire are unfurled hand over hand by mechanics aboard HMS Implacable. All aircraft used on a carrier must have folding wings ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Fitzpatrick, Samuel James Henry Herbert (Jim)
Date made 01 January 1970
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Pacific Ocean. 1945. The folding wings of a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Seafire are unfurled hand over hand by mechanics aboard HMS Implacable. All aircraft used on a carrier must have folding wings to enable the planes to be stowed in small hangars below the flight deck.

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