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Fairey Aviation Company Ltd.


Photograph of Fairey Firefly

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Fairey Aviation Company Ltd. was established in 1915 and became one of the premier British naval aircraft manufacturers. The company nearly went bankrupt during the Great Depression, but was kept solvent by orders for the Fury in 1935. Aircraft produced during the Second World War included the Albacore, the Barracuda, the Firefly, the Fulmar, and the Swordfish.

References

Postan (1952; accessed 2013-7-26)

WFEL Web Page (accessed 2009-2-13)


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