Spitfire Vs. Hurricane

They went down in history as two of the most innovative and loved British aeroplanes of World War II. But how do they compare to one another?

Both the Spitfire and the Hurricane shone in the theatre of war from 1939-1945. Both were designed under different circumstances and both played a crucial role in the Battle of Britain in 1940. It's no wonder that there is no definitive answer to the age-old question that plagues the minds of aviation's die-hard enthusiasts: which was better? Our infographic offers a side-by-side comparison of these magnificent warbirds. Their similarities as well as differences are quite something; for example, who knew that the cost of a Spitfire was over three times the cost of a Hurricane!

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