Classic WW2-era fighter joins Yeovilton’s growing historic collection

An iconic WW2-era fighter will display in tribute to naval aviators after it was snapped up by the guardians of the Fleet Air Arm’s history. Charity Navy Wings has bought a vintage Supermarine Seafire – the naval version of Britain’s most famous aircraft, the Spitfire – so it can appear at air displays as a ‘flying memorial’ to past air…

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HMS Northumberland Conducts Deck Student Pilot Landing Training

HMS Northumberland helped push navy aviators of the future to the limit to prepare them for operations around the world. Every pilot who wishes to operate with the Royal Navy must know how to land their aircraft on the deck of a warship in all conditions, day and night. It’s no simple task with the ship pitching and rolling beneath,…

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RNAS Yeovilton Navy Wings Heritage Updates Sea Fury Status

Following the Sea Fury T20 accident on 28 April 2021, when the aircraft was extensively damaged as a result of engine failure coming into land at RNAS Yeovilton, the insurance underwriters have formally assessed the aircraft as a write-off. Sea Fury T20 G-RNHF (VX281) has given exceptional service flying with great élan at air shows and events around the country…

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