Hawker Hurricane MK. IV at the 2013 Hamilton ON Airshow.
The Hurricane was the first monoplane fighter aircraft of the RAF, its first fighter with both an enclosed cockpit and retractable landing gear as well as the first to exceed 300 mph in level flight. The Spitfire will forever be associated in the public's mind with the Battle of Britain, but it was the Hawker Hurricane that shouldered the lion's share of the fighting and the eventual victory during that titanic aerial struggle.
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