Hawker Hurricane
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Key Information
Kit name Hawker Hurricane MkI
Ref. number 04102
Price £13.99
Scale 1:48
Dimensions (mm) L195mm x W253mm
Skill level
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Kit contents
Parts 55
Transfer sheets 1

The Hurricane was Britain’s first eight-gun fighter and outnumbered the illustrious Spitfire by two to one in the Battle of Britain. The Hawker Hurricane was the first operational RAF aircraft capable of a top speed in excess of 300 mph. It was a robust, manoeuvrable, eight gun aircraft capable of sustaining fearsome combat damage before write-off.

By July 1940 more than twice as many were in service with the RAF than the Spitfire

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