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Hurricane I G-HRLI/V7497 Flies! ITV News Coverage

Following a lengthy restoration project, Hawker Hurricane Mk I V7497 took to the skies again on 31st August 2018. In the capable hands of Stu Goldspink, one of the...

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The Case for Investing in Rare Aircraft

This excellent and informative post by Colin Bertman, with insight from Simon Brown of Platinum Fighters, on Bloomberg highlights the investment potential of rare and historic aircraft. A well...

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Hawker Restorations Blog: RAF 100 and the Hawker Hurricane

The name Hawker has always been an important name within the Royal Air Force ever since the force’s inception in April 1918. Many of you will be familiar with...

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Flying a plane: It’s not exactly brain surgery

A Suffolk historic aircraft restoration company is helping one of the country’s leading brain surgeons start a new life – flying his own iconic Battle of Britain fighter as...

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www.loop.aero JANUARY 2010 LOOP

Meet The UK’s Mr Hurricane Meet The UK’s Mr Hurricane There are only 11 Hawker Hurricanes in the world that are airworthy. Tony Ditheridge of Hawker Restorations is responsible...

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Bonhams Auctioneers Sales Brochure for Hurricane P3351

Hurricanes of No. 85 Squadron on patrol during the Battle of Britain : Imperial War Museum Photos from Russia showing what was salvaged of the Hurricane. Bonhams & Goodman’s...

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AEROPLANE Magazine October 2009

The arrival of any freshly-restored Hurricane on the display circuit is a welcome and rare occurrence – but the latest addition uniquely recreates the ground-attack version of Hawker’s famous...

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AEROPLANE Magazien February 2006

In November 2005 Hawker Hurricane BW881/G-KAMM made it first post-restoration engine runs at Hawker Restorations in Suffolk.  MELVIN HISCOCK was there, and provides photographs and details of the unusual...

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FlyPast Magazine June 2005

Peter Vacher is the proud owner of an airworthy Battle of Britain veteran Hurricane – he talked to Ken Ellis about its epic recovery and restoration. A WORLD-renowned institution...

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AEROPLANE Magazine March 2005

IN MARCH 1982 Peter Vacher, a noted restorer of vintage Rolls-Royce cars who was cataloguing Rolls-Royces which had belonged to various Maharajas, stumbled upon a derelict fighter in a...

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FlyPast News March 2005

  There was a wonderful early Christmas present for Peter and Polly Vacher on December 23, 2004, when their superb Battle of Britain veteran Hawker Hurricane I R4118 (G-HUPW)...

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Hurricane I G-HRLI/V7497 Flies! ITV News Coverage

Following a lengthy restoration project, Hawker Hurricane Mk I V7497 took to the skies again on 31st August 2018. In the capable hands of Stu Goldspink, one of the...

READ MORE

The Case for Investing in Rare Aircraft

This excellent and informative post by Colin Bertman, with insight from Simon Brown of Platinum Fighters, on Bloomberg highlights the investment potential of rare and historic aircraft. A well...

READ MORE