"Hawker Hurricane MK 1

Ref: SWA-PW24

by Philip E West

Limited Edition of 300

Size: 8in x 15in approx

The Hawker Hurricane was Britain’s most important aircraft in the Battle of Britain, credited with destroying more enemy aircraft than all other forms of defence combined. Flown by Flying Officer Arthur Cowes, the aircraft depicted shows seven kill markings displayed as stripes on the Hornet motif.

Signed by: Flt. Lt. Peter May who flew Hurricanes with No. 1 Squadron, Tangmere, flying sweeps over France before the squadron converted into a night-fighter squadron. Also signed by Flt. Lt. Michael Penny who flew Hurricanes with 9 Sqn.