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HURRICANE R4118

The Great Battle of Britain Survivor

by Peter Vacher

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Grub Street .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • Transportation,
  • Military,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Military Science,
  • History / Military / World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8774272M
    ISBN 101904943071
    ISBN 109781904943075
    OCLC/WorldCa61874216

    After 25 minute flight, the plane came in for a text book landing and Pete pronounced that all was well. Three weeks later on January 13 , R made its official launch flight, in front of an invited audience including families of WWII pilots Peter .


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Sole survivor: The Hurricane R (pictured) is thought to be the last plane from the Battle of Britain still flying Hurricane R flew 49. Hurricane Heritage (Old Warden) – Mk I R/G-HUPW.

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