Aircraft Photo of 278 | Gloster J8A Gladiator (Mk2) | Sweden - Air Force | AirHistory.net #353190
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:278
Military Code:H
Aircraft Original Type:Gloster Gladiator/Sea Gladiator
Aircraft Generic Type:Gloster Gladiator/Sea Gladiator
Aircraft Version:Gloster J8A Gladiator (Mk2)
C/n (msn):G5/59066
Operator Titles:Sweden - Air Force
Unit Markings:F19
Location
City / Airport:Linköping - MalmenMap
Country:Sweden
Airport Codes:ICAO: ESCF   IATA: -   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Flygvapenmuseum
 
Photo Date:25 July 2001
Photo by:Joop de Groot
Photo ID: 353190
Photo Comment

The Swedish air force participated in the so called Winter War in Finland in the winter of 1939-1940. A special unit was formed (F19), operating aircraft painted in Finnish national markings. 287 did actually see service in Finland with code gH (yellow H)

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