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20 May 2018

Just 10 years apart i time are these two aircraft made by Hawker. Both fly today as well.

Hawker Nimrod at IWM-Duxford–Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

Hawker Sea Fury at IWM-Duxford–Joseph May/Travel for Aircraft

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  1. shortfinals permalink
    20 May 2018 10:56

    The irony is that it is the naval versions of these two fighters that survive! (The RAF decided that that didn’t want the land-based version of the Fury – fortunately, the Admiralty did).

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      20 May 2018 14:33

      We are fortunate for the RN’s thinking 🙂

  2. Nick Veronico permalink
    20 May 2018 16:38

    Nice comparison, and that Nimrod has to be a one-of-a-kind survivor!

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