Hawker Hurricane. Work horse of Fighter Command in the Battle of Britain era though inferior to the Spitfire and the ME 109 for that matter.

Duxford England - Imperial War Museum - RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Hawker Hurricane IIc.

Hawker Hurricane.  Not as pretty as the Spitfire but still claimed more kills in the Battle of Britain.

Hawker Hurricane, Many built in Fort William (Thunder Bay) Ontario.

Hawker Hurricane, is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Although largely overshadowed by the Supermarine Spitfire, the aircraft became renowned during the Battle of Britain, accounting for 60% of the RAF's air victories in the battle, and served in all the major theatres of WW2.

Hawker Hurricane, is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force (RAF).

Both Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Hurricane's today

Both Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's Hurricane's today. The plane that won the battle of Britain

Hawker Hurricane I  This is my favorite British Aircraft from the Second World War. It was the real work horse during the Battle of Britain.

Hawker Hurricane I This is my favorite British Aircraft from the Second World War. It was the real work horse during the Battle of Britain.

Canadian Flight Lieutenant Howard Peter "Cowboy" Blatchford DFC of No. 257 Squadron RAF climbing out of his Hawker Hurricane Mark I at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk. ca.1940/41 (He was killed in action - 3 May 1943 aged 31)

Canadian Flight Lieutenant Howard Peter "Cowboy" Blatchford DFC of No. 257 Squadron RAF climbing out of his Hawker Hurricane Mark I at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk. (He was killed in action - 3 May 1943 aged

April 1940 Sgt Lionel S Pilkington, F/L Reginald E ‘Unlucky’ Lovett and F/O Newell 'Fanny’ Orton of No 73 Squadron RAF, standing by a Hawker Hurricane Mk.1, enjoying a brief respite from operations at Reims-Champagne, Bétheny, France in April...

April 1940 Sgt Lionel S Pilkington, F/L Reginald E ‘Unlucky’ Lovett and F/O Newell 'Fanny’ Orton of No 73 Squadron RAF, standing by a Hawker Hurricane enjoying a brief respite from operations at Reims-Champagne, Bétheny, France - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Pilot Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC (aged 22) in his Hawker Hurricane Mk.1 (VY-R) P2923 with 85 Squadron RAF at Castle Camps, RAF Debden's satellite airfield in Cambridgeshire. July 1940.

Royal Air Force ace Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, of 85 Squadron, climbs out of his plane after an air battle in the skies over England - Battle of Britain - 1940

A British Hawker Hurricane being loaded with ammunition and fuel: Battle of Britain 1940.

Hawker Hurricane being replenished with ammunition and fuel: Battle of Britain, summer Armament was 8 x machine guns; inferior in hitting power to the cannon armed

This Hurricane served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the war, having been built in 1942. It now forms part of the Hangar 11 Collection. Looking fantastic now, after all these years, it was displayed wonderfully by Peter Teichman at Southport.

This Hurricane served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the war, having been built in It now forms part of the Hangar 11 Collection. Looking fantastic now, after all these years, it was displayed wonderfully by Peter Teichman at Southport.

"Tally Ho!" by Alex Hamilton -  Hawker Hurricanes Mk 1 of 85 Squadron, led by Squadron Leader P.W.Townsend, attacking Dornier 17’s during the Battle of Britain

by Alex Hamilton "Hurricanes of 85 Squadron, led by Squadron Leader P.Townsend, attacking Dornier during the Battle of Bri.

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