Airshow Moments 2015 #11 – Splendid Seafire

Another new restoration which made it’s debut appearance at Flying Legends 2015 was Seafire III PP972. This aircraft is the only flying example of a Merlin powered variant of the carrier born Spitfire.

Rolled out in early 2015 this aircraft performed at select events in 2015 in the hands of Richard Grace and Dave Puleston.

The shots below are taken from Flying Legends, Biggin Hill, Goodwood and the Duxford September show.


Showing off the eccentric Seafire wing fold at Goodwood.


Seafire III PP772 was another rare addition to the line-up at Biggin Hill in August


The Seafire III gets airborne prior to the Spitfire segment at Legends.


Soaking up the rays ahead of Flying legends.


The Seafire certainly looked the part on the flightline at legends.

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