|Fairey Campania -
two-seat patrol seaplane, was the second plane designed by
Fairey Aviation & Co. in early 1917.
It was the first aircraft especialy designed for carrier use.
The Fairey seaplane was named Campania after its intended
mother-ship HMS “Campania” (ex-Cunard passenger liner,
Total number of airplanes was 62 (50 Fairey, 12 Barclay, Curle
Fairey Campania gave good service on patrol duties both from
various home stations and seaplane carriers. Some have been used
from Archangel during home-war against Red Army.
Engine: 1. Type F.17: Rolls-Royce
2. Type F.22: Sunbeam Maori II 250hp
Armament: 1 x Lewis machine gun,
under-fuselage bomb carrier for 2 x 65 lbs bombs.