Aviation Photo #1815856: Hawker Typhoon Mk1B - UK - Air Force


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Jiri Zedka
    UK - Air Force
    Hawker Typhoon Mk1B
    Hawker Typhoon
    Hawker Typhoon
    MN235
    Hendon
    England
    United Kingdom
    October 22, 2010
  • 98

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#1815856
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November 20, 2010
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This is only one surviving completly restored Typhoon on the World. Built under sub-contract by the Gloster Aeroplane Co Ltd at Gloucester as one of total 3317 Typhoon aircrafts, delivered to RAF in Ferburary 1944. In April 1944 transfered to USA for flight evaluation, in response to a USAAF requirement to investigate the Typhoons' potential as a fighter-bomber. In 1949 allocated to the National Air Museum of the Smithsonian Institute, Washington. In 1968 shipped back to England, fully restored an in 1972 moved to RAF museum Hendon. Painted as the post D-Day Normandy invasion strafer of the Second Tactical Air Force.
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