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October 24, 1912: Harry Hawker wins the British Empire Michelin Cup for endurance. He flies for over 8 hours in a Burgess-Wright airplane. Harry Hawker went on to co-found Hawker Aircraft, the firm that would later be responsible for a long series of successful military aircraft, including the Fury, Sea Fury, Hurricane, Hunter and Harrier. Hawker Aircraft is now part of Raytheon Inc. along with Beachcraft aircraft.

January Birth of Harry George Hawker MBE, AFC, Australian aviation pioneer and co-founder of Hawker Aircraft.

"Maple Leaf Scramble" by Robert Taylor - Canadian Hurricanes of 242 Squadron led by the legendary (and legless) Douglas Bader during the Battle of Britain, summer 1940.

Aviation Art : Air Combat Paintings Collection - Aircraft Painting : Combat Aircraft of World War II Wallpaper 27

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Junkers 290 being towed through Prague in late

May 9, 1917: William E. Boeing's Pacific Aero Products Company is renamed Boeing Airplane Company.

May William E. Boeing's Pacific Aero Products Company is renamed Boeing Airplane Company.

Hurricane pilots between sorties.

RAF Pilots of 81 Squadron sit around playing cards and listening to a gramophone in Murmansk Soviet Union

Hawker Hurricane IIB Hurri-bomber being armed

Picture showing a Hawker Hurricane IIB Hurri-bomber being armed with with its second bomb.

RAAF F-111s flypast at RAAF Base Williamtown during the ADF Air Show 2010. Note the different wind settings on each aircraft showing how the wings moved. An amazing aeroplane. Photograph by Wendy Wilson.

RAAF flypast at RAAF Base Williamtown during the ADF Air Show Note the different wind settings on each aircraft showing how the wings moved. An amazing aeroplane. Photograph by Wendy Wilson.

Hawker Hurricanes on the Trans-African Ferry Route

Hawker Hurricanes on the Trans-African Ferry Route

April 16, 1912: Harriet Quimby becomes the first woman to fly an airplane across the English Channel.

May Birth of Harriet Quimby, early American aviator and movie screenwriter, first woman to gain a pilot's license in the United States

A cannon-armed Hawker Hurricane IIC based on Malta revving up before taking off to tackle an incoming Axis raid. This picture shows the air intake under the nose very clearly

A cannon-armed Hawker Hurricane IIC based on Malta revving up before taking off to tackle an incoming Axis raid. This picture shows the air intake under the nose very clearly

April 17, 1886: Birth of Glenn L. Martin, American aviation pioneer, Founder of the Glenn L. Martin Company.

April Birth of Glenn L. Martin, American aviation pioneer, Founder of the Glenn L.

Front view of Hawker Hurricane IIB Hurri-bomber

A frontal view of a Hawker Hurricane IIB Hurri-bomber, showing the two bombs, and ten of the normal twelve guns

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