Hawker Typhoon

Hawker Typhoon rebuild recommences

After a two year hiatus, work has recommenced to return Hawker Typhoon RB396 to the skies

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Inside a Canadian Hawker Typhoon restoration project

The Typhoon Legacy Company, based in Comox, British Columbia, is adopting its own singular approach to returning its example of the Hawker fighter-bomber to airworthiness 

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IL-2 Sturmovik: Battle of Normandy Tutorial - Part 3

In this instalment, we focus on the individual flyable aircraft. For each type, we will give a brief history, along with their respective roles in the Normandy campaign and then look at how each aircraft has been modelled in the simulation.

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Playing it cool: why were annular radiators tested on the Typhoon and Tempest?

In trying to improve cooling on its liquid-cooled Sabre engine, Napier felt a different concept could work wonders

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Could the Rolls-Royce Griffon have powered the Hawker Typhoon?

The Griffon might have been the answer to Hawker’s powerplant prayers. Despite plans for an installation on the Typhoon and Tempest, only briefly did it take flight in one of these illustrious airframes

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Pierre Clostermann: The Big Show

Continuing our look at WW2 biographies, Le Grande Circue, or The Big Show as we Limeys would say, is an all-time classic and yet another must-read memoir for anyone with a passion for WW2 aviation…

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A troubled fighter that only redeemed itself later in the war as a fighter-bomber and, especially, a tankbuster. So goes the familiar view of the Hawker Typhoon. But there was a lot more to it than that...

75 years since the Hawker Typhoon was retired

Transformed from its original role as a high-altitude fighter, the Typhoon found its niche as an interceptor that could fly as low as 500ft. Watch our video of the only one left in the world…

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RESTORATION SCENE: Homecoming ‘Tiffie’

Darren Harbar reports on a low-key but fascinating Typhoon venture...

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WORKSHOP: A Warrior's Return

Restoration of Hawker Typhoon RB396 to flying condition remains very much on course...