Blackburn Roc I Floatplane from the left

Blackburn Roc I Floatplane from the left

Here we see a Blackburn Roc Mk.I in floatplane configuration, parked outside the hangers of the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment at Felixstowe, Suffolk. The Roc wasn't fast enough to catch modern bombers with wheels, so the floatplane version would have been even less effective.

© IWM CH 563

 

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (7 August 2020), Blackburn Roc I Floatplane from the left , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_blackburn_roc_I_floatplane.html

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