The First Ever Air Crossing of the South Atlantic in 1922 – Portuguese Naval Aviators Never Give Up!

The Fairey III seaplane was first flown in Great Britain in 1917 and was in use by various air arms until 1941 as a reconnaissance and general purpose naval aircraft. Despite more than 960 Fairey III variants being produced the only complete surviving (and immaculate!) example is Fairey IIID “Santa Cruz“ at the Museu de Marinha (Naval Museum) in Lisbon,… Read More The First Ever Air Crossing of the South Atlantic in 1922 – Portuguese Naval Aviators Never Give Up!