The Gloster Gladiator was the last of a long line of biplane fighters to be used by the RAF. First flown in 1934, the design featured a metal structure with fabric covering but included an enclosed cockpit. Despite being rapidly obsolete, Gladiators were pressed into combat service with outbreak of the Second World War and saw action in the initial campaigns in Norway and early actions in Greece and the Western Desert.
The Gladiator design was also modified and adapted for use by the Fleet Air Arm where it was named the Sea Gladiator. Three Sea Gladiators borrowed an...
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