Quotulatiousness

July 26, 2009

I’ll take his word for it

Filed under: Britain, Cancon, History, Technology — Tags: , , , — Nicholas @ 00:14

. . . but it looks like a random collection of bits to me:

Fairey_Swordfish_wreck

It may not look like much to the untrained eye, but to those of us who are Warbird afficionados, it is incredibly complete. There have been rebuilds to fly from wrecks recently dragged out of the Russian wilderness which were found in worse condition that this.

2 Comments

  1. It’s a beautiful shot. But can you dumb it down a little? What is in the picture?

    Comment by Essay Writers — July 28, 2009 @ 22:02

  2. Some people find Faeries in the woods. These folks found a Fairey. Perhaps the most under-appreciated aircraft of the 2nd World War.

    Comment by Nicholas — July 28, 2009 @ 22:20

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