Tag: Hawker Hurricane

Hurricane P2902 flies again after 77 years

After so many bad news for the warbird community, we are happy to move on to better ones ! Hawker Hurricane Mk I P2902 flew again on 19 June, more than 77 years after it crash-landed on a beach near Dunkirk in May 1940. The aircraft was restored to airworthiness by Hawker Restorations Ltd and …

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Video: Hurricane 5481’s first flight

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Hawker Hurricane returns to the skies in Australia

The Hawker Hurricane Mk XII (s/n 5481) registered C-FDNL flew again on Sunday October 2 in Scone, Australia. The aircraft was restored by Vintage Fighter Restorations. It is painted in the colours of Hurricane Mk I V6748 of the Royal Air Force’s No 46 Squadron de la Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain. …

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45 Spitfires, Hurricanes and Blenheim for Battle of Britain Day Flypast !

On Battle of Britain day, September 15th, a formation of 45 aircraft will take off from Goodwood aerodrome36 Supermarine Spitfires, 8 Hawker Hurricanes and the only airworthy Bristol Blenheim. The formation will be led from the back seat of a twin-seat Spitfire by Wing Commander Tom Neil, DFC, AFC, AE, a 95-year old Battle of …

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Landing accident for Hurricane P3351 after La Ferté-Alais airshow

Hawker Hurricane P3351 left the runway and ended on its nose in a landing accident at Dijon-Darois Sunday afternoon. Reportedly, nobody was injured in the accident. The aircraft had taken part in the large airshow in La Ferté-Alais on Saturday and Sunday. Source: Bien Public

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Hurricane P3351 bought by a Frenchman

The Hawker Hurricane Mk IIa P3351 has been dismantled and shipped to France where it will be received by its new owner, whose identity has not been revealed. This aircraft was part of Sir Tim Wallis’ Alpine Fighter Collection in New-Zealand. Hurricane Mk IIa DR393 (registered ZK-TPK) was originally a Mk I P3351. It was …

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Historic Aircraft Collection’s Hurricane Mk XII to be auctioned in December

The Historic Aircraft’s Collection’s Hawker Hurricane Mk XIIa Z5140 (G-HURI) will be auctioned at the Bonhams sale of Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia on December 3. It is expected that the aircraft will be sold for some 2.7 millions dollars. The HAC also owns a Spitfire Mk Vb, a Nimrod II and a  Fury Mk I, …

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