Fairey Swordfish

Torpedo Bomber

Fairey Swordfish III, ex Royal AF, Reg. NF370, Fleet Air Arm Museum © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Fairey Swordfish is a single-engine two- or three-seat torpedo bomber biplane aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Fairey Aviation Company Limited.
The Fairey Swordfish was produced as landplane with wheel landing gear and as a floatplane.
Crew2 / 3
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelBristol Pegasus XXX
Engine Power559 kW750 hp
Speed222 km/h120 kts
  138 mph
Service Ceiling3.261 m10.700 ft
Range1.658 km895 NM
1.030 mi.
Empty Weight2.132 kg4.700 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.402 kg7.500 lbs
Wing Span13,92 m45 ft 8 in
Wing Area56,4 m607 ft
Length11,22 m36 ft 10 in
Height3,76 m12 ft 4 in
First Flight17.04.1934
Production Statusout of production
Total Production2396
ICAO CodeSWOR
Data for (Version)Fairey Swordfish Mk.II (Landplane/Landflugzeug)
VariantsFairey Swordfish Mk.I, Mk.II, Mk.III, Mk.IV

[Photo-ID: 1264] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Fairey Swordfish III, Royal Air Force, NF370, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2008Fairey
Swordfish III
Royal Air Force
Reg.: NF370
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 13094] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Fairey Swordfish III, Royal Air Force, NF370, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Fairey
Swordfish III
Royal Air Force
Reg.: NF370
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]