Supermarine Seafire


Aboard HMS Formidable, January 1943
Aboard HMS Formidable, January 1943
The Seafire is the naval version of the Spitfire.

Development

Seafire Mk IIc Seafire Mk IIc
Engine Rolls-Royce Merlin 45 liquid-cooled V12 1470 hp
Armament 2x 20mm cannons and 4x 7.7 mm (0.303 cal) Browning machine guns

Stof's notes about this plane in iMOL's WarBirds

The opinions expressed below are only my own, and nothing more...
Being nothing than a slightly heavier Spitfire Mk Vb, the Mk II has the same strong and weak points, with of course the bonus of being available aboard carriers.

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