Aeroplane Monthly 1992-01
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O.Thetford - On silver wings (16)
A classic photograph of 25 Sqn Fury Ils, complete with wheel spats and with two different styles of fin markings.
Another view of the four 1 Sqn Furies.
Camouflaged 43 Sqn Furies up from RAF Tangmere in October 1938. From September 1938 all the squadron's Furies were painted thus, with squadron markings deleted for the duration of the Munich Crisis.
Camouflaged 43 Sqn Furies up from RAF Tangmere in October 1938. From September 1938 all the squadron's Furies were painted thus, with squadron markings deleted for the duration of the Munich Crisis.
The Hawker Fury is single-seater, an intercepter. The Fury mount the 600 h.p. Rolls-Royce Kestrel.
Fury 1 K2902 of 1 Sqn was delivered in January 1933.
HULLO TRIPLETS: A Flight of No. 25 (Fighter) Squadron come in to land with their connecting cords still unbroken.
A flight of 25 Sqn Furies land tied together at the 1934 RAF Display at Hendon on June 30. Three flights of three landed in this way, and all but one of the rubber cables remained unbroken.
Hawker Fury Is of 1 Squadron. Nearest the camera is K2043, delivered early in 1932 and relegated to an instructional airframe in November 1937. The other Furies are: K2040, which appears to have a replacement rudder; K5673, which has the squadron badge inside the standard spearhead surround on the fin (it crashed on landing at South Cerney on December 7, 1938 while with 3 FTS); and, furthest from the camera, K2881, which was delivered in December 1932.
Rolls-Royce "Kestrel VI" engines will be fitted to future "Furies" for the R.A.F. Here a flight of No. 43 (Fighter) Squadron, one of the three "Fury" units now in service, is seen landing in formation.
A trio of 43 Sqn Furies taking off from Brooklands.
Three flights of 43 Sqn Furies up from RAF Tangmere in June 1932.
Истребители "Фьюри" 1 в полете, 1-я эскадрилья Королевских ВВС, июль 1933 г.
Classic Flight photograph of 1 Sqn Furies up from RAF Tangmere in July 1933.
Hawker Fury squadron colours. Key to sketches: A Fury K2048 of No 1 Sqn (squadron leader’s aircraft). B K7279 of 25 Sqn. C K7272 of 41 Sqn. D K3731 of 43 Sqn.