1/48 Hobbycraft Hurricane MK-II

Gallery Article by Serge Dompierre on Nov 10 2011

 

From Hobbycraft in 1/48 scale built OOTB and painted using Humbrol enamels and decals from the kit.

 

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The model is  a Hurricane of RCAF Squadron 417 "City of Windsor", the only Canadian fighter squadron to operate in the Middle East, this squadron was based at Shandur Egypt from 5 September to 9 October 1942. 

This aircraft was flown by Flight Sergeant JHG LeGuerrier who shot down the squadron's first German plane, a Ju-88 near Suez on September 26 1942.

Serge Dompierre

      

Photos and text by Serge Dompierre