Pemberton-Billing P.B.26


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Pemberton-Billing P.B.26

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Trevor Webb, e-mail, 04.11.2014 14:19

Sorry, but one further small correction, the aircraft type is PB-25 not PB-25E.


sven, 03.11.2014 16:21

I love it when a job gets sorted.


Trevor Webb, e-mail, 03.11.2014 14:40

On careful re-examination of the photograph that I mentioned in my posting of 23.10.14, the serial number is 9001. Therefore the aircraft illustrated above in the photograph above is definitely the first PB-25E with the Royal Naval Air Service serial number 9001.


Trevor Webb, e-mail, 03.11.2014 14:30

In the 2012 book "Supermarine" published by "Aeroplane" magazine, there is on page 17 a photograph of the second PB-25E with the serial number 9001. So this aircraft could possibly be serial number 2001 or 9001.


Sven, 29.10.2014 02:10

I have a photograph of an identical aircraft number 9002
It is a PB 25.


Trevor Webb, e-mail, 23.10.2014 14:54

Further examination of the photograph above shows the marking "...001". One of the production batch of Pemberton-Billing PB-25E aircraft for the Royal Naval Air Service carried the serial number 2001. So it appears that this photograph shows a production PB-25E.


Trevor Webb, e-mail, 22.10.2014 15:20

There was no aircraft designated PB-26. The photograph looks like a prototype PB-25E.


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