Hawker Hurricane

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What was the Air Transport Auxiliary?

The Battle of Britain is quite rightly associated with the endeavours of The Few – but these gallant airmen were not alone in contributing to the nation’s defence. Another key element was provided by the Air Transport Auxiliary, as Tara Leggett describes

IWM Duxford announces Hurricane exhibition

Seven examples of Hawker fighter to be showcased in AirSpace building

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Goodwood honours for Hurricane and Catalina

The Freddie March Spirit of Aviation concours d’elegance returned for its 22nd year at September’s evocative Goodwood Revival in Sussex

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Battle of Britain's forgotten 'Few': a star extinguished

One of Australia’s ‘Few’, Plt Off John Crossman’s star blazed briefly, but brightly, during the summer of 1940 — and is today saluted by the UK’s latest airworthy Hurricane

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Battle of Britain's forgotten 'Few': a Canadian desperate to join the RAF's fight

The mother of Camille Bon Seigneur said her son was “filled with the highest ideals”. Alas, his participation in the Battle of Britain was to be brief

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Battle of Britain's forgotten 'Few': Hurricane R4118 pilot 'Jock' Muirhead

One of three pilots to score air-to-air victories in Hawker Hurricane I R4118 during the Battle of Britain, Flt Lt Ian ‘Jock’ Muirhead was tragically shot down and killed just three weeks after his own success

Dramatic Spitfire and Hurricane flypast stars at Duxford show

A 20-aircraft warbird formation set the seal on IWM Duxford’s annual Battle of Britain event

Revealed - memorial to Battle of Britain legend

The Czechoslovak ace Sgt Josef František who flew with 303 (Polish) Squadron during the Battle of Britain has been honoured with a memorial unveiled on September 4 close to where he lost his life on October 8, 1940

Hurricane in fatal crash at Czech show

Czech-owned Hawker Hurricane IV OO-HUR and its pilot were lost in an accident on 14 August

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Hawker Hurricane returns to British skies

Britain’s population of airworthy Hawker Hurricanes has risen in number to 12. On July 18, Hurricane Mk.II P3351 flew from France to a new home in the UK.