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Hurricane R4118 first flight

After a three year restoration, Hurricane Mk.Ia R4118 (G-HUPW) flew for the first time since 1943 on 23rd December 2004 at Cambridge Airport. Recovered from India in 2001 after lying derelict at a university since 1947, R4118 has a distinguished history with no fewer than five kills in the Battle of Britain, when she served with 111 and 605 Squadrons.

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