1940 HAWKER HURRICANE


  • For Sale
  • 1940
  • HAWKER HURRICANE
  • F-AZXR
  • P3351
  • FRA

2250000 $2,250,000 EUR

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    • For Sale
    • 1940
    • HAWKER HURRICANE
    • F-AZXR
    • P3351
    • FRA

    Boschung Global Ltd.

    Marzena Staniszewska

    Marktstrasse 7A

    6060

    Sarnen, CHE

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  • General Specs (cont.)

    130

    130 SMOH

    30 SMOH

    Used

    Additional Classifications

    Detailed Description

    Hawker Hurricane MK II A
    Reg. F-AZXR, SN P3351
    Located in France. 
    
    Built in early 1940, Hurricane P3351 was immediately issued to No 73 Squadron in France and took part in defensive patrols covering the retreat of British Forces to the coast before they evacuated to England. Job done and back in the UK, it joined 72 and later 32 Squadron for the upcoming battle over its homeland. After spending some months with an American Eagle Squadron from early 1941, P3351 was modified to Mk IIA configuration, fitted with an upgraded engine and improved armament, and in May 1942 was shipped to Russia where it served on the Arctic Front. This Hurricane has an international combat pedigree!
    
    Believed to have been shot down in 1943, the wreck lay undisturbed until recovered some 50 years later and brought back to the UK. New Zealand collector Tim Wallis purchased the Hurricane and joined forces with Tony Ditheridge, they forming a new company called Hawker Restorations Ltd, with the goal of returning the Hurricane to the air. Following a momentous effort by the now world renowned Hurricane restoration shop, and upon being shipped to New Zealand for final assembly by the equally professional Air New Zealand engineers, the aircraft took to the sky again on 12th January 2000 and starred at its new home of Wanaka during the international air show, presented in its authentic wartime markings. With the winding down of the Alpine Fighter Collection the Hurricane moved to France where it was operated sparingly, appearing on special occasions but otherwise cared for out of public view.
    
    
    Contact us for more details: Aviation@BoschungGlobal.com, 
    Phone: +41 44 586 36 30

    Airframe

    Original, recovered airframe 
    130 hrs TT

    Engines / Mods / Prop

    Engine:
    1945 ROLLS ROYCE Merlin 35
    257 hrs TTSN
    130 hrs TTSO
    
    Propeller:
    ROTOL RS5/13 130 hrs TT
    30 hrs TTSO

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