1942 Hawker (CC&F) Hurricane IIB

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1942 Hawker (CC&F) Hurricane IIB - ID: 117017

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– Airframe: 145 hours Total Time since restoration
– ​Engine: Packard Merlin 29
​- Propeller: Hamilton Standard 58 SMOH
– Avionics: Becker Comm / Transponder
– Exterior: Manston based Mk IIB. 10/10
– Interior: Stock Military. 10/10
– Annual: Completed 12/2015

£1.8M

The history of this aircraft is one which begins at the Canadian Car & Foundry Company factory in 1942 as construction number CCF/R20023. The aircraft was originally ordered as a Mk.1 for the RAF and allocated the military serial number AG287. The production batch was subsequently diverted to RCAF use and a new Canadian serial, 1374 was allocated.

Delivered on 11 February 1942, she served with the RCAF until being returned to the factory in 1943 to be up-graded to Mk.XII standard – this included the installation of the more powerful Packard built Merlin 29 engine.

Returning to RCAF use she was issued to No.1 (F) OTU (Bagotville, Quebec) where she remained until struck off charge on 6 September 1944. Following the end of hostilities the airframe was sold off to the private sector and R20023 remained substantially whole and was acquired by collector Jack Arnold in the 1970's. After passing through the hands of other collectors she was purchased by Tony Ditheridge of Hawker Restorations Ltd.

Restoration work began in earnest in 2005 at HRL. With the project making steady progress until it was acquired by Hangar 11 Collection in 2007and re-registered as G-HHII. The comprehensive restoration was completed in January 2009 and saw this rare Hurricane rolled out in fighter-bomber configuration resplendent in the markings of
BE505, a Manston based Mk IIB operated by 174 (Mauritius) Squadron in spring, 1942. Her first post-restoration flight took place from North Weald on January 27, 2009.

Airframe

145 hours (since restoration)

Engine

Packard Merlin 29

Million Plus


12 Pepper St,

Docklands, London,

E14 9RP, UK

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