Fairey Firefly DT977

Blaeloch Hill, Largs, Ayrshire

 
     
 
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RN /FAA Fairey Firefly DT977 wreckage on Blaeloch Hill

 

 

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Wing Parts and Related Wreckage

 

 

BELOW: Overview of remaing wreckage from Fairey Firefly DT977.

 

overview of remaining wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Another overall view of the remaing wreckage.

 

overall view of remaining wreckage.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Large section of wing spar from the Fairey Firefly naval fighter.

 

section of wing spar.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close up of wing spar joint.

 

close up of wing spar joint.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Wing spar (opposing side).

 

wing spar - opposing side.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close up of wing spar joint (opposing).

Being a Royal Navy / Fleet Air Arm fighter, the Fairey Firefly was equipped with folding wings to enable it to be stored below deck on aircraft carriers.

 

close up of wing joints.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Folding wing spar.

 

folding wing spar.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close up of folding wing joint.

 

close up of folding wing joint.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Unidentified solid part.

 

unidentified solid part.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Unidentified stencilled panel.

 

unidentified stencilled panel.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: One of the hydraulic oleo struts from the Firefly. The chrome section continues to resist the rust.

 

hydraulic oleo strut.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW (foreground): Another oleo strut.

 

another oleo strut.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 


 

BELOW: Close up view of hydraulic oleo strut (from landing gear assembly).

 

oleo strut close up.

 

Photo: © 2013-2014 Gary Nelson

 

 

 


 

 

 

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