Fairey IIID: Portuguese Navegantes

Fairey IIID: Portuguese Navegantes

The III family of aircrafts was hugely successful and was built in consederable number and were employed until the beginning of WW2.The IIID was (with the F) one of the principal variants of the series,sold to UK,Australia and Portugal.
In this lovely art piece, the famous RR Eagle VIII engined Fairey IIID nº 17 “Santa Cruz,one of the IIID used by the Portuguese during the first successful crossing ot the South Atlantic,1922.

Artist: Igor de Loyola.

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