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.

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

Battle of Britain flypast June Tideswell Sun 22 June. A Hawker Hurricane will fly over the Village on Carnival Saturday June. Be there early

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.

Although largely overshadowed by the Supermarine Spitfire, the aircraft became renowned during the Battle of Britain, accounting for of the RAF's air victories in the battle.

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.

The Hawker Hurricane... British, and pretty similar to the spitfire... both fantastic aircraft!

The Hawker Hurricane. British, and pretty similar to the Spitfire. both fantastic aircraft!

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

Hawker Hurricane Mk IIc with 20 mm (.79 in) Hispano Mk II cannons

Hawker Hurricane Mk IIc with 20 mm in) Hispano Mk II cannons.

Pilots of No. 303 Squadron RAF with one of their Hawker Hurricanes, October 1940”

A group of Polish pilots of the No. 303 (“Kościuszko”) Polish Fighter Squadron are photographed at in front a Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft at RAF Northolt un the U. 303 was formed in July 1940 in Blackpool, England

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 Hawker Hurricane as it would have looked during the Battle of Britain. (Copyright Kai Hansen)

A Hawker Hurricane that helped fight off the Nazis in the Battle of Britain. Older and not as fast as the Spitfire that largely replaced it, this plane bore the brunt of the early air war. This is one of the fighters flown by Stanford Tuck.

Rouvres airfield, France, winter of 1939/40. On a cold, misty day, Sergeant T. B. G. ‘Titch’ Pyne, a British pilot serving with 73 Squadron, smiles as he watches two armourers rearming the .303 Browning MGs of his Hawker Hurricane Mk I.

WW2 in Color

‘Titch’ Pyne, pilot with 73 Sqn. watches re-arming Browning MGs of his Mk I.

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