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The Supermarine Scimitar was a British naval fighter aircraft operated by the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm. The prototype for the eventual production version flew in January 1956 and production aircraft were delivered in 1957. It saw service with the Royal Navy from 1958 until 1969.

The carrier-code 'R' on a dark red tailfin identify Scimitar as being from HMS Ark Royal. Belonging to 800 NAS, it is seen taxiing in at RAF Khormaksar prior to taking up patrolling duties along the Yemen border.

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Supermarine Scimitar | Supermarine Scimitar F1 aircraft picture

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Supermarine Scimitar F.1 XD227, operated by Airwork Fleet Requirements Unit, Hurn Airport, July 1969. (Photo: Steve Williams | Aviation Photo #0223283 | Airliners.net)

Photo taken at Bournemouth - International (Hurn) (BOH / EGHH) in England, United Kingdom on July

Supermarine Scimitar F1-последний истребитель фирмы Supermarine, по сути - внук знаменитого Spitfire. Один из последних (наряду с Sea Vixen) палубный истребитель национальной разработки.

Supermarine Scimitar F1-последний истребитель фирмы Supermarine, по сути - внук знаменитого Spitfire. Один из последних (наряду с Sea Vixen) палубный истребитель национальной разработки.

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Supermarine Scimitar at RNAS Lee-on-Solent in July 1969

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Supermarine SCIMITAR >>> coming in to land -- hook down

Supermarine Scimitar F1 aircraft picture

Photo taken at Lee-on-Solent (EGHF) in England, United Kingdom on July

Supermarine Scimitar

Supermarine Scimitar

The Scimitar was a naval attack aircraft of which 76 examples were built for the Royal Navy. Over half were lost in accidents, but XD317 survives in the Fleet Air Arm Museum - Photo taken at Yeovilton (YEO / EGDY) in England, United Kingdom on July 29, 2016.

Supermarine SCIMITAR >>> note the 'unusual' location of the drop-tank on the folding portion of the wing.

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