Hawker Hurricane honoured by IWM Duxford in new display

The number of airworthy Hawker Hurricanes has swelled in recent years, enabling the Imperial War Museum to gather up to seven examples of the World War Two fighter. Martin Needham details the aircraft on display in a new exhibition

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) has revisited its now tried-and-tested formula of gathering various marks and variants of a particular type, first trialled in the winter of 2021-22 with a host of Supermarine Spitfires and Spitfire: Evolution of an Icon.

This time, the IWM’s attention turned to the Hawker Hurricane, with no fewer than six examples of the World War Two fighter gathered alongside a trio of its predecessors – a pair of Hawker Hinds and a Hawker Nimrod.

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