Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 5: The Post War Piston Era, Fairey Firefly

Fairey Firefly

Data current to 27 Nov 2019.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Fairey Firefly AS Mk. V, RCN, Watson Lake, Yukon Territory, ca. 1949.

Fairey Firefly FR Mk. 1, (29), (Serial Nos. DK445, DK485, DK535, DK537, DK545, DK555, DK560, DK561, DK563- DK565, DK569, MB566, MB579, MB588, MB668, MB748, PP402, PP408, PP411- PP413, PP426, PP431, PP456, PP457, PP460, PP462, PP467), T Mk. I (3), (Serial Nos. DT975, MB433, MB443), T Mk. II (1), (Serial No. MB694), FR Mk. IV (13), (Serial Nos. TW741, TW753, VG963, VG966, VG971, VG979, VG997, VH123, VH126, VH128, VH129, VH131, VH143), AS Mk. V (11), (Serial Nos. VH125, VH130, VH134- VH142), for a total of 57 aircraft.

 (RN Photo)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1, Royal Navy, ca 1944.  

 (RN Photo)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1 landing, Royal Navy, ca 1944. 

 (RCN Photo via Bruce Dealhoy)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1, HMCS Magnificent.

(RCN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1, on board an RCN carrier. 

(RCN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1, RCN, on deck. 

(RCN Photo)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1. 

  (RCN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1, RCN. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No.  3199292)

Faiery Firefly Mk. I being loaded with 3-inch rockets armed with a 60-lb practice warhead head, RCN, 4 May 1949.  

(RCN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1, RCN. 

 (Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4820989)

Fairey Firefly Mk. I, HMCS Warrior, before 1948. 

 (RCN Photo via Dave Tyre)

Fairey Firefly FR Mk 1, gets a "wave off", HMCS Warrior, 1946.

 (RCN Photo via Dave Tyre)

Fairey Firefly FR Mk 1, on deck, HMCS Warrior, 1946.

 (RCN Photo via Mike Kaehler)

Fairey Firefly Mk. I, RCN (Serial No. MB579).

(Paul Mitcheltree Photo)

Fairey Firefly F.R. Mk. I, RCN (Serial No. PP462), AB-J.

(Paul Mitcheltree Photo)

Fairey Firefly F.R. Mk. I, RCN (Serial No. PP462), AB-J. 

 (RCN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Fairey Firefly Mk. V formation, RCN. 

(RCN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Fairey Firefly Mk. V, RCN. ca. 1949. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3525105)

Fairey Firefly Mk. V, Shearwater, having its 20-mm guns removed, 7 Oct 1948. 

(Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3194865)

Fairey Firefly FR Mk. IV, RCN (Serial No. TW753), No. 825 Squadron, damaged after swerving off the flightdeck of HMCS Magnificent at sea. 

 (Author Photo)

 (Author Photo)

Fairey Firefly Mk. V, Canadian Warplane Heritage, lost at the Toronto Air Show, Aug 1977, shown here visiting CFB North Bay, Ontario a few days earlier.