Description: Ending a long line of Fairey Series III types, the Fairey IIIF first flew on March 19, 1926, and was produced in a number of variants for FAA and RAF use, and for export. Among the latter,ten Fairey IIIF Mk IIIBs went to Greece in 1931 (as did four ex-FAA Mk IIIMs) and provided the equipment of 11 Mira of the Royal Hellenic Air Force, based at Valtoudi, at the time of the Italian invasion of Greece in 1940 for naval recon. Any continuing use was ended by the German intervention in April 1941.

Author: Ted Cook, Matteo Arrotta

Size: 1.894 Kb