Hurricane R4118: The Extraordinary Story of the Discovery and Restoration of a Battle of Britain Survivor

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In 1982 when he was traveling 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 ...

Hurricane R4118: The Extraordinary Story of the Discovery and Restoration of a Battle of Britain Survivor 2010, Grub Street, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781906502737

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