Bristol Beaufighter Mk.X Long-range Heavy Fighter
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The Bristol Beaufighter was a WWII British long range heavy fighter, developed from the earlier Beaufort design. Featuring two powerful Bristol Hercules engines, the aircraft gained a fearsome reputation for being both fast and able to deliver a powerful blow from its four 20mm cannons and a choice of either Torpedo or Rocket projectiles. Although developed to be a fighter, and used successfully as a night fighter, it was the TF.X Coastal Command version that was most successful; its range and power enabling it to take a heavy toll of Axis shipping.
- Bristol Beaufighter TF.X, Aircraft flown by Flying Officer Maurice Exton DFC, No.144 Squadron, Royal Air Force Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 9 October 1944
- Bristol Beaufighter TF.X, No. 27 Squadron, Royal Air Force South East Asia Command, Burma, June - August 1945