SEAFIRE 47

After the rush to get the 45 and 46 to the Fleet the 47 was the proper solution to the needs of an invasion of Japan. The Seafire 47 had folding wings operated by hydraulics and the Big Griffon 87 or 88 (2,375 hp) was fitted with contra-rotating propellers. Again there was a camera equipped FR 47 version. Armament was four 20mm cannon. Production 140.