Michael Turner - Ready for Action - Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricanes on dispersal at an RAF airfield during 1941-1942 period, by which time the famous fighter was being used on close-escort duties for Blenheim bombers and ground attack duties with their four 20mm cannon and up to 500lbs of bombs.
Outclassed as a pure fighter from 1942, the Mk.IIc proved to be a superb ground attack aircraft with its four 20mm cannon, or fitted with bombs,. Other sub-versions of the Mk.II were equipped with rockets, anti-tank guns and also, with modification, operated from aircraft carriers as the Sea Hurricane. These aircraft come from 3 Squadron