Hurricane for sale down under

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News reports from Platinum sales website is that the Scone based Hurricane fighter is up for sale....
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I couldn't find the news report but here's the sales listing: https://www.platinumfighters.com/hurricanevh-jfw I hope she's able to stay in Australia as I expect she's been a popular addition to the airshow scene there.
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Proper good job they’ve made of the upper engine cowling.
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I always hoped it would keep the markings of Geoffrey Page, but things move on I guess. Will be interesting to see where she ends up. Steve
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Has only been flying for a season or two over here :(
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I wonder if they dealt with the corroded spar issue. In Canada the aircraft was restricted from doing aerobatics because of that issue
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I wonder if they dealt with the corroded spar issue. In Canada the aircraft was restricted from doing aerobatics because of that issue
If that was the case whilst in Canada, then it looks like the issues has been addressed: -
(Hurri display starts at 3:06). Cheers Paul
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If that was the case whilst in Canada, then it looks like the issueshas been addressed: -
(Hurri display starts at 3:06). Cheers Paul
It certainly does .....thank you for posting

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I seem to remember, that there was an issue with the outer wings as well. They were new build wings, certified to 50% of the stress limit. , This Hurricane had been restored prior to Hawker Restorations setting up the center section production . This is where I assume the issue with the center section is(was). There were also issues with the cooling systems. There was an interesting article in the old Warbirds Worldwide magazine about the initial flight testing of this aircraft after its restoration by the Charles Church Group. mrp