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 ...
ID number019032
Collection typePhotograph
Object type
  • Black & white
  • Landscape
MakerFitzpatrick, Samuel James Henry Herbert (Jim)
Date made1945
Physical description
  • Black & white
  • Landscape
DescriptionPacific 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.