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Hurricanes of 73 Squadron

Military Times exclusively reveals paintings of iconic Battle of Britain aircraft by artist Mark Bromley.

Royal Air Force Hawker Hurricane Mark IIC

Wartime colour photo of Hurricane IIC flown by Sqn Ldr Denis Smallwood of 87 Sqn in the ("Special Night") scheme and used on intruder operations

Operation White sought to bring the aircraft carrier HMS Argus within close enough distance of the island for twelve RAF hurricanes to be flown off to make their way to Malta. The advice to Admiral Somerville was that the 400 miles was within their range and in due course the planes, escorted by two Fleet Air Arm Skua aircraft, took off. Eight of them were lost making the journey.

The Hurricane had played a vital role alongside the Spitfire in the defense of…

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Shuttleworth Collection Hawker Sea Hurricane G-BKTH on finals at Old Warden

https://flic.kr/p/8smJRB | Hawker Hurricane. | Canadian built version used by the RCAF.

Always thought the hurricane was a much better looking plane than the spitfire.

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The Hurricane: A Very Important Fighter in the Battle of Britain

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Fighters 'Hurricane' Mk.IIV Tror (Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIb Tror) 151-go aviakryla British korolevskih VVS (No 151 Wing RAF) at the airport Vaenga.

IIb Tror) aviakryla British korolevskih VVS (No 151 Wing RAF) at the airport Vaenga.

Hurricane Mk I YB-F lies overturned in France in 1940. No 17 Squadron RAF flew from Le Mans from 8 June 1940 under the command of S/L Cedric W Williams. Prior to retreating from Dinard 9 days later to Jersey and Guernsey where they operated for 2 days over the Cherbourg peninsular before moving on to RAF Debden on 19 June, the pilots found some abandoned motorcycles and raced them around the Circuit de la Sarthe.

Hurricane Mk I YB-F lies overturned in France in No 17 Squadron RAF flew…

Sgt Otakar "Ota" Hrubý stands by Hurricane Mk I JU-P at RAF Dyce in 1940. On a combat practice flight 7 days after joining No 111 Squadron RAF at RAF Drem on 9 October, the 26-year-old Czech crashed on landing in a field at Turriff. Escaping slightly injured, he reported back to flying duties 9 days later.

Sgt Otakar "Ota" Hrubý stands by Hurricane Mk I JU-P at RAF Dyce in 1940. On a combat practice flight 7 days after joining No 111 Squadron RAF at RAF Drem on 9 October, the 26-year-old Czech crashed on landing in a field at Turriff. Escaping slightly injured, he reported back to flying duties 9 days later.

Hawker Hurricane Mk.I, UF-N, No 601 Squadron RAF, pilot P/O Juliusz "Topola" Topolnicki, Tangmere, August 1940.

P/O Juliusz "Topola" Topolnicki of No 601 Squadron RAF sits in readiness near…

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