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It was great to see this old Hawker Hurricane at Cosford last weekend.
Not many WWII aircraft still flying have a history as distinguished as R4118; a true veteran of the Battle of Britain, this Hurricane accounted for 5 Luftwaffe aircraft.
great shot Ian,at the Air Museum near here they held Robot Wars last weekend !
Brilliant picture great detail.
cor that’s nice! what an incredible series.
love the second one down, looks as if i could make a run and jump for that open cockpit 😀
and the last shot – gorgeous profile shot, not often seen.
Great catch mate, I’d be well chuffed with that.
Great set of shots of a "proper" aircraft.!! Excellent work.
cracking shot fella
Excellent shot mate.
real class,ian…like this…
That’s unreal. Brilliant.
Was there a Lancaster there?
Many thanks everyone.
Yeah the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight appeared, though they were without their Hurricane, the engine was spewing oil apparently. But this one was a better sight!
I would love to just sit in the cockpit – with it on the ground. You’d be cleared for takeoff tho Ang!
Robot Wars! What’s not to like!
Amazing to see this Hurricane in flight!
Great shot, Ian. It looks like taken by his wingman 🙂
Top notch historic aircraft, wow!
Hey, glad you like the wisteria pic Ian, you are most welcome 😀
Aye this is a beaut of a machine . It sounded terrific and a true veteran. Terrific shots all Ian and very well presented.
Superbly caught Ian – there’s nothing like these old Fighters to stir the emotions 🙂
[http://www.flickr.com/photos/maycontaintracesofnuts] yr a man after me own heart Ian. takeoff would be WILD in one of these, flight though, would be AMAZING!
Great shot, so crisp, really stands out against the white sky too
Brilliant shot of a beautiful aeroplane.
atvb Stan Newton.
great shot ian certainly a great plane
wonderful Kite !!! Looks ike she is fresh out of the paint shop ready for this years air show season…. beautifully turned out :-)))
Nice series Ian,,,, nice to see you watching them flying instead of finding the bits of them left after they crashed ……
stunning stunning aircraft, think of the action this must have seen
Great work to get these Ian – nice series recording the various views
Nice series Ian. The 2nd one is my fave.
A piece of history – Cool shot!
Grand old lass…. makes you wanna give her a big kiss
And a fabulous shot of it too..Lovely.
[http://www.flickr.com/photos/richardtierney] Lol, yes.
Wonderful shot Ian. The Hurricane – ‘forgotten’ hero of the BoB!
absolutley brilliant picture 🙂 worthy of a nice frame
Would love to see and hear it in flight.
Great focus series!!
just great !!
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