Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom: Fairey Firefly

Fairey Firefly

Fairey Firefly FR.1 (Serial No. Z2030), of the Fleet Air Arm at Manchester (Ringway) Airport, 1 Apr 1946.  (RuthAS Photo)

(Alan Wilson Photo)

Fairey Firefly TT.1 (Serial No. DT989), Reg. No. SE-BRG, ex-Swedish Target tug, hence the colour scheme and registration. Aircraft Restoration Co, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.

Fairey Firefly of 1770 Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, armed with rockets, awaiting the signal to take off from the flight deck of HMS Indefatigable during a carrier-borne air strike on a Japanese oil refinery at Pangkalan Brandan, Sumatra, ca 1945.  (IWM Photo A 27170)

(Alan Wilson Photos)

Fairey Firefly TT.1 (Serial No. Z2033), "Evelyn Tensions", Reg. No. G-ASTL, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset.

(Alan Wilson Photo)

Fairey Firefly TT.4 (Serial No. VH127), Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset.

(Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photos)

(Steve Fitzgerald Photo)

Fairey Firefly AS5 (Serial No. WB271), Royal Navy Historic Flight, lost in a crash at Duxford in 2003.