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HURRICANE R4118
Author: Vacher, P.

SKU :- MBN13178

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Grub Street 2010 Paperback 245mm x 175mm 160 pages b/w photos.

HURRICANE R4118

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In 1982 when he was travelling in India Peter Vacher stumbled on the remains of a British plane - a Hurricane Mark 1 a veteran of the Battle of Britain. It was in a dreadful state. Could he restore it? Would it fly again? Not until 14 years later did he decide to act and after six years of wrangling he got the icon home. Then the truly difficult process of restoration began - a worldwide search for parts careful reconstruction flight testing - until in 2005 it flew again to the delight of thousands of enthusiasts. Along the way Peter reunited three auspicious veterans - Peter Thompson Bunny Currant and Bob Foster - with R4118 men who had flown her during the war. To this date the aircraft’s grace and splendour in flight is enjoyed by crowds across the UK.

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Author Vacher, P.
Publisher Grub Street
ISBN 9781906502737
Date of Publication 2010
Edition N/A
Binding Paperback
Book Size 245mm x 175mm
Number of pages 160
Images b/w photos
Language English Text
SKU MBN13178

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