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_MG_0945editedLFjpGedited1920A1COPYR. Hawker Hurricane Mk.1.

"Happy 100 Years to the Royal Air Force". Founded by the 1st Viscount Hugh Trenchard on this day the 1st of April 1918, RAF motto, 'Through Adversity to the Stars'. G-HUPW waiting for clearance for takeoff from Rwy20 at EGKA, The Battle of Britain Airshow.

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Comment by Jack Dryden on April 1, 2018 at 21:28

Excellent photo Flyer1 for a great anniversary, 

Comment by Colin Smith on April 2, 2018 at 15:48

Agree with Jack. A very special moment in history.

Comment by Flyer1 on April 12, 2018 at 7:37

Thanks Jack for your like...I am pleased you like the image.

Comment by Flyer1 on April 12, 2018 at 7:38

Thanks Scott for looking and your like.

Comment by Flyer1 on April 12, 2018 at 7:43

Cheers Colin...yes 100 years and many advances !

Comment by Kelvin Davies on April 12, 2018 at 9:07

A lovely shot, Flyer1. Apparently, this aircraft spent most of the post war years as an instructional air frame in India.

Comment by Mick on June 5, 2018 at 19:29

The photo make for a very fitting tribute to the work of the RAF over the last 100 years.

Sorry I don't visit much anymore but this site is running so slow lately :-( 

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