Hurricane and Halifax: The true workhorses

Hawker Hurricane and Handley Page Halifax Unsung workhorses of the RAF and RCAF
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Unsung but heroic nonetheless.

This is NOT a Lancaster - it is a Halifax. The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force (RAF). It first saw active service with RAF Bomber Command in 1942

Spitfire and Hurricane of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight off the White Cliffs of Dover.

The 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 the Second World War.

The unsung plane that REALLY won the Battle of Britain

The unsung plane that REALLY won the Battle of Britain: Hawker Hurricane gets its rightful place in history

Pilot Officer Arthur "Taffy" Clowes of No. 1 Squadron RAF, climbing into his Hawker Hurricane Mk1 (P3395 "JX-B"), in a revetment at RAF Wittering, Huntingdonshire 1st October 1940

Pilot Officer Arthur "Taffy" Clowes of No. 1 Squadron RAF, climbing into his Hawker Hurricane Mark I "JX-B"), in a revetment at RAF Wittering, Huntingdonshire (UK), 1 October

Hawker Hurricane, Supermarine Spitfire, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Airplanes, Aviation, Hobbies, Paintings, Passion

The flight engineer of a Handley-Page Halifax of No. 35 Squadron RAF, at his work station aft of the pilot's position, prior to take-off from Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire. He is wearing a Type B helmet and 1930 Pattern flying suit.

The flight engineer of a Handley-Page Halifax of No. 35 Squadron RAF, at his work station aft of the pilot's position, prior to take-off from Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire. He is wearing a Type B helmet and 1930 Pattern flying suit.

Hawker Hurricane

The Hawker Hurricane entered service in 1937 and saw extensive service with the Royal Air Force. The Hawker Hurricane played a key role in the Battle of Britain and was key in defeating the Germans. Over Hawker Hurricanes were built by

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