Fairey Swordfish

Swordfish på HMS Victorious däck

Swordfish

 

Type

 Carrierborne torpedo bomber and reconnaissance plane

Armament

 2 x 0·303in 7,7mm Vickers
1 x 729kg torpedo or 670kg bomb
Mk II-IV - 8 x 27kg rockets

Engine

Mk I - Bristol Pegasus IIIM3 9cyl radial engine 690hp
Mk II - Bristol Pegasus 30 9cyl radial engine 750hp

Weight

Empty 2.134kg - Max take off 3.410kg

Crew

2-3

Speed

222km/h

Year of construction

December 1935 - June 1944

Quantity

2391

User

UK  Canada and Netherlands

Manufacturer

Fairey Aviation Company and Blackburn Aircraft