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May 09 2012

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Saved Supermarine Swift to be restored

A Supermarine Swift F. Mk 1 in 1953. (Photo RuthAS (CC BY-SA 3.0))

The Supermarine Swift F.4 WK275, which is the only complete surviving Swift F.4 today, has been saved and will be restored by Jet Art Aviation in Yorkshire.

The aircraft was kept at the entrance of a salvage yard and exposed to weather for nearly 40 years until it ws put up for auction on eBay last November.

Read the full story on Aeroplane Monthly.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.worldwarbirdnews.com/2012/05/09/saved-supermarine-swift-to-be-restored/

2 comments

  1. BRIAN HOLDAWAY

    I worked on wk 275 when it was at the supermarine flying test centre at chilbolton nr. andover’

    1. Tim

      Hello Brian,

      Have you any interesting photos of WK 275 or any other details??

      Kind regards

      Tim

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