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Hobby Master 1:48 Hurricane Mk.IIc BD983, S/L James MacLachlan, No.1 Sqn., Northold from November 1941 to June 1942 Ha8654W
The Hawker Hurricane was the first British single-engine fighter and the first single wing aircraft with retractable landing gear as well as an enclosed cockpit and 8 machine guns. The Hurricane went into operational service in December 1937 with the RAF 111 Squadron. The Hurricane is usually over looked as a major player in the BoB because of the Spitfire but 80% of the 1,792 German aircraft shot down were because of the Hurricane. There were 14,533 Hurricanes produced in all variants.
James A.F. MacLachlan was a Squadron Leader assigned to the No. 1 Squadron at RAF Tangmere. In 1941 MacLachlan was severely wounded and as a result had an arm amputated but 7 months later returned to flying. He is credited with 16 victories over German and Italian aircraft of which 7 were night victories, 2 over Malta and 5 over France. In May 1942 MacLachlan became a night fighter ACE with the 5 victories over France while partnered with Karel Kuttelwascher. These victories earned MacLachlan the DSO.
Specifications Hawker Hurricane IIC
Crew – 1
Length – 32 ft 3 in (9.83 m) Wingspan – 40 ft 0 in (12.19 m) Height – 13 ft 1.5 in (4.0 m)
Empty – 5,745 lb (2,605 kg) Loaded – 7,670 lb (3,480 kg) Maximum Take-off – 8,710 lb (3,950 kg)
Engine – 1 X rolls-Royce Merlin XX liquid-cooled V-12, 1,185 hp (883 kW) @ 21,000 ft (6,400 m) Maximum Speed – 340 mph (547 km/h) @ 21,000 ft (6,400 m) Rate Of Climb – 2,780 ft/min (14.1 m/s) Service Ceiling – 36,000 ft (10,970 m) Range – 600 mi (965 km)
Guns – 4 X 20 mm (.79 in) Hispano Mk II Cannons Bombs – 2 X 250 or 500 lb (110 or 230 kg)
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