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|Hurricane||Royal Air Force Fighter, the Hawker Hurricane had a top speed of 320mph, at 18,200 feet and 340mph at 17,500, ceiling of 34,200 and a range of 935 miles. The Hurricane was armed with eight fixed wing mounted .303 browning machine guns in the Mark I and twelve .303 browning's in the MKIIB in the Hurricane MKIIC it had four 20mm cannon. All time classic fighter the Hurricane was designed in 1933-1934, the first prototype flew in June 1936 and a contract for 600 for the Royal Air Force was placed. The first production model flew ion the 12th October 1937 and 111 squadron of the Royal Air Force received the first Hurricanes in January 1938. By the outbreak of World war two the Royal Air Force had 18 operational squadrons of Hurricanes. During the Battle of Britain a total of 1715 Hurricanes took part, (which was more than the rest of the aircraft of the Royal air force put together) and almost 75% of the Victories during the Battle of Britain went to hurricane pilots. The Hawker Hurricane was used in all theatres during World war two, and in many roles. in total 14,533 Hurricanes were built.|
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|RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES|
|Wellington Mk.IC X3167 of No.149 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : 1st Lieutenant Lavern R Alcorn : Squadrons updated (added 388th Fighter Squadron), Squadron service dates updated|
|418th Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden AD738 :|
|No.822 Sqn FAA added to the squadrons database.|
|No.823 Sqn FAA added to the squadrons database.|
|Updates made to Aircrew database for : Otto Schultz :|
|No.753 Sqn FAA added to the squadrons database.|
|New victory claim added : Me109 claimed on 2nd July 1944 by Lieutenant Colonel Ralph F Kling of 388th Fighter Squadron|
|VMFA-531 added to the squadrons database.|
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