The pre-war and wartime Fleet Air Arm

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The Fairey Barracuda.

Pilot-killer in it's early days due to hydraulic leaks into the cockpit. Your man Baker-Faulkner was obviously a very brave bloke indeed.
 

pongo6863

RIP
RIP
Lots of aircraft have been dubbed pilot killers, the DHC-1 Chipmunk (before the anti-spin tail strakes were added) and the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter to name but two.
 

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