Aeroplane Monthly 1974-12
P.Birtles - Terror of the terrorists
Two Hornet F Mk 3s of 19 Squadron, with the Commanding Officer's aircraft in the foreground
The last of the 60 Hornet F Mk.Is, PX288, served as a test bed with Rolls-Royce.
Hornet Mk.I PX225 displays low frontal area, leading edge radiators, counter-rotating propellers and good pilot view.
Pat Fillingham in a production Hornet F Mk.1 finished in the early grey and PR blue scheme. This aircraft later served with 65 Squadron.
"Хорнет" на национальных воздушных гонках в Элмонде, июль 1949г.
PX314 of 41 Squadron in camouflage, with unit markings on the fin and rockets underwing.
Hornet F Mk.3 PX393 of 64 Squadron poses for the camera. Note the unit badge on the fin.
Hornet PX386 as No 84 at the National Air Races, Elmdon, on July 30, 1949. It came second in the Air League Challenge Cup event.
F Mk.3s of 33 Squadron, FEAF, at Butterworth, North Malaya, prepare for a strike against bandits in South Kedah in 1952.
RR919, the second prototype, at Hatfield with under-wing bombs, November 1944.
Демонстрация хорошей аэродинамики "Хорнета" - самолет планирует с выключенными моторами и зафлюгированными винтами
PX275 glides with both propellers fully feathered, a special "party trick" of the Hornet.
Раскапотированная силовая установка "Хорнета"
The closely-cowled Merlin 130/131 installation of a production Hornet.
Вид на отсек вооружения с четырьмя 20-мм пушками "Испано"
The Hornet’s sting. Main armament consisted of four 20mm cannons in the nose. Later marks were armed with rockets and bombs.
Один из первых опытных "Хорнетов" на опробывании двигателей, 20 июля 1944г.
The unmarked prototype out for engine runs at Hatfield, July 20, 1944.
F Mk.3 PX396 at Hatfield with old insignia and new silver finish.
Another 33 Squadron F Mk.3, WB873 of 'B' Flight, refuels at Butterworth in 1952.
Hornet F Mk.3 WB912 of 45 Squadron is prepared for a terrorist strike at its Tengah base.
Линейка "Хорнетов" F Mk.3 в составе 33-й эскадрильи, 1952г.
A line-up of 65 Squadron’s F Mk.3s at Linton-on-Ouse, Yorkshire, bearing 64 Squadron code letters.
Hornets PX293 and PX332 of 19 Squadron, with the CO’s aircraft nearer the camera. Both aircraft have the unit colours on their spinners.
A silver-finished Hornet F Mk.3 of 65 Squadron, still with 64 Squadron codes, takes off from Linton-on-Ouse.
Кабина "Хорнета"
The compact Hornet cockpit, showing engine controls and instruments.
Макет "Хорнета" в опытном отделе завода в Хэтфилде, 1943г.
The Hornet mock-up in the Hatfield Experimental Department, March 1943.
De Havilland D.H.103 Hornet F.Mk 1