Capable of speeds in excess of 300 mph, the 1942 Mark XII Hawker Hurricane was one of the most versatile fighters in the Royal Air Force's fleet during World War II. The Hurricane was somewhat unfairly overshadowed by the more glamorous Supermarine Spitfire even though the Hurricane was responsible for 60 percent of the Royal Air Force victories in the Battle of Britain.
Find out why this Hurricane, the first eight-gun monoplane fighter produced by Britain, played such a significant role in a major turning point in the war. Then, get a taste of what it’s like to fly one in Hawker Hurricane. Sit in the cockpit for some stomach-wrenching aerobatic maneuvers and experience what it would have been like for Battle of Britain pilots in the heat of a dogfight!
- See detailed technical close-ups, take-offs and landings
- Featuring pilot’s-eye-views from inside a Hawker Hurricane
- Watch amazing aerobatic maneuvers
- Find out what the Hurricane’s role was in WWII