Finishing option: Portuguese Air Force The Fiat G-91 was a lightweight fighter-bomber, which won a NATO competition, with the aim of finding a light attack aircraft, inexpensive, low maintenance cost, ability to operate from short and rudimentary runways and able good performances and performance.
Scheme A - Aircraft flown by Flight Lieutenant Edward 'Ted' Powles, No. 81 Squadron, Royal Air Force Kai Tak, Hong Kong, January 1951. Scheme B - 3 Division Flottilj 11, Flygvapnet, Nyköping, Sweden, 1949.
Scheme A - No. 825 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Glorious, 1939. Scheme B - Aircraft believed to have been flown by Lieutenant Ian Swayne and observer Sub Lieutenant (A) J. Buxall, Operation "Judgement", No. 815 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Illustrious, 11-12 November, 1940.
Scheme 1 - Aircraft flown by Lieutenant Richard John (Dickie) Cork (DSO & DSC), No.880 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Indomitable, Operation “Ironclad”,Diego Suarez, Madagascar, May 1942.Scheme 2 - No.804 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Arm Arm, HMS Eagle, 1941.
Thanks to its numerous successes, the Spitfire is one of the most famous planes of the Second World War. In 1943, in order to increase production of these planes, the engines were manufactured in the USA. This led to the LF Mk XVI model, known as the “king of fighters”. The elegant silhouette is easily recognized from the pared wings, teardrop windscreen...