Aircraft Photo of MN235 | Hawker Typhoon Mk1B | UK - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:MN235
Military Code:18-T
Aircraft Original Type:Hawker Typhoon
Aircraft Generic Type:Hawker Typhoon
Aircraft Version:Hawker Typhoon Mk1B
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:Hendon (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Collection:RAF Museum Hendon / London
Photo Date:13 April 2010
Photo by:Mick Bajcar
Photo ID: 4168
Photo Comment

Of the 3,317 Typhoons built this is the sole surviving complete example. The type first flew in 1940 and was intended as a replacement for the Hurricane. In 1943 ground attack rockets were fitted and the type became extremely successful in that role. They must have been a magnificent sight in the air. This example was assessed by the USAF in 1944 and it was presented to the RAF Museum by the Smithsonian in 1967

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