Fairey Albacore torpedo bomber

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Fairey Albacore torpedo bomber The Fairey Albacore was a WW2 British Royal Navy carrier-based biplane torpedo bomber developed to replace the older Fairey Swordfish. Its first flight was in December 1938 and by 1943 a total of 800 Albacores had been built. The Albacore entered first saw active service with Squadron 826 of the Fleet Air Arm in May 1940 in a land-based offensive. Albacores were first embarked on Royal Navy car…