|Date:||Talk by:||Talk subject:|
|18 Nov.||Dave 'Harvs' Harvey |
HAC's Hurricane pilot
| 'My Adventures with HAC's Hurricane'
includes 'Harvs' anecdotes of taking the Hurricane to various European locations including Poland in 2016 for the filming of the Polish film Dywizjon 303" - "303 Squadron", flying to Moscow and other European adventures.
|2 Dec.||David Brocklehurst MBE
Curator and Historian of the Kent Battle of Britain Museum.
|Battle of Britain theme covering the Hardest Day - 18 August 1940 - combats of Spitfires and Hurricanes that day, Duxford's role in the Battle, RAF aircraft shot down that day, their post WW2 excavations and the legacy they provide for future generations.|
|20 Jan.||Howard Cook MA
Historic Aircraft Pilot, Instructor and Historian.
|How Hawker aircraft helped save Britain - A presentation on the key role of Hawker types, from the interwar period and on into the Battle of Britain and beyond. Hawker designs were a catalyst for accelerating fighter development as bombers had become faster than fighters, Hawker construction techniques enabled Hurricanes to be built in (just) enough volume to turn the tide in the Battle of Britain. .|
|17 Feb.||Richard Kornicki CBE
Chairman of the Polish Air Force Memorial Committee.
|The role of the Polish Air Force in Britain during WW2.|
|7 Apr.||Guy Black
Engineering Director of HAC
|The DH9 restoration.|
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Sit in the Spitfire is at the sole discretion of the HAC for operational reasons.
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