Header image: BBMF Hurricane Mk II LF363 is now 75 years old. (Photo: Darren Harbar)
Hurricane LF363 was built as a cannon-armed Mk IIC at the huge Hawker Aircraft factory at Langley, near Slough in Berkshire, during the latter part of 1943. The aircraft’s first flight, an air test, was completed on New Year’s Day, 1st January 1944. This remarkable Hurricane has therefore just passed its 75th ‘birthday’.