Maybe the ugliest aircraft ever (a hotly contested subject) the Blackburn Blackburn (really, that's not a misprint) was actually pretty good!
Playlist - Carrier aircraft
The Blackburn Roc is rated as one of the worst “fighters” ever designed. But let’s look at the method behind the madness.
Built to a be both a dive-bomber and a fighter, the Skua was outclassed from the start. Despite this, it did remarkably well in the first 18 months of World War Two.