A rather weatherbeaten Fairey Barracuda II MX892/R3M 'Mary' formates with a Mk III coded R5Z, this having a radome beneath the fuselage while MX892 has radar aerials on the wings. Both were from No 1 OTU, Ronaldsway, Isle of Man.
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Barracuda Mk II P9726. Key Archive
Universally acclaimed as ugly, the Barracuda was really unloved due its appalling accident record in its early years of service, partly due to the leap in performance from the ‘stick and string’ Swordfish.
Fairey Barracuda in flight
Blackburn Aircraft Company, Fairey Barracuda
Hawker Siddley Harrier GR.3.
Fairley Barracuda inside the HMS Furious in April 1944.