This Day in Aviation History

January 7th, 1942
First flight of the Supermarine Seafire.

The Supermarine Seafire was a naval version of the Supermarine Spitfire adapted for operation from aircraft carriers. The name Seafire was arrived at by abbreviating the longer name Sea Spitfire….

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