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Tag Archives: Hawker Hurricane

THE ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN—REFINEMENTS REWARDED

ENGINEERING IS a process, not a result. An excellent example of this is development of the Rolls-Royce Merlin aircraft engine, renowned for powering the Avro Lancaster, de Havilland Mosquito, Hawker … Continue reading

October 30, 2018 · 4 Comments

OUTDATED ENGINEERING WINS THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

THE HAWKER Hurricane had old fashioned design elements even when introduced in 1935. And, yes, it was technically outshone by the Supermarine Spitfire coming along several years later. But the … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 4 Comments