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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series HA8609
Hawker Hurricane Mk I Diecast Model
RAF No.303 (Polish) Sqn, V6665, John Kent, RAF Northolt, England, Battle of Britain, September 1940

1:48 Scale   Length   Width
Hawker Hurricane Mk I   8"   10"

The No. 303 (Polish) Squadron became operational on August 31, 1940. The first officers were from the RAF, S/L Kellett as the CO, J. Kent and Forbes as Flight Leaders. F/L Kent was a Canadian who moved to England in 1935 to join the RAF and John Kent was given the nickname "Johnny Kentowski" by the Polish staff. On September 7, 1940 No. 303 Squadron received Hurricane Mk.I V6665. This aircraft was flown by several pilots including Kent and on September 27, 1940 was shot down killing Sgt Tadeusz Andruszkow.

Hawker Hurricane Mk I

Based on the Fury biplane and designed by Sydney Camm as a monoplane fighter, the Hurricane was first flown on November 6th, 1935. With its wide-set landing gear, easy handling, reliability, and stable gun platform, the Hurricane was suitable for a variety of different roles such as intruder, ground strafing and night fighter. Steel-tube construction meant cannon shells could pass right through the wood and fabric covering without exploding. The Hurricane underwent many modifications during its lifetime, including an upgraded Merlin engine and interchangeable multi-purpose wings, staging twelve 7.7mm guns and two 40mm anti-tank guns and carrying two 500lb bombs.

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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:48 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:48 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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