Superb Hawker Fury Restoration Finished

Not since its service with the Iraqi Air Force had this Hawker Fury flown, until an enthusiastic Belgian owner stepped in to have a superb restoration finished — and now he revels in its sheer potency

Kris Van den Bergh flying his Fury ISS, OO-ISS, out of Kleine Brogel during September.

Even to a Brit, brought up on seeing this Sydney Camm creation in the various shipshape iterations of Fleet Air Arm schemes, it looks superb, the two-tone desert camouflage lending an even more aggressive air to those familiar lines. And, without the so-called ‘Baghdad Furies’, the warbird world would be much the poorer. All the better, therefore, to see one painted properly back in European skies.

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