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'HAC At Home' schedule - Duxford Winter 2017/2018 :

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 DL
Chairman of the Polish Air Force Memorial Committee.
The role of the Polish Air Force
in Britain during WW2.
17 Mar. Richard Kornicki CBE DL
Chairman of the Polish Air Force Memorial Committee.
Polish Special 2 -
A presentation about the Polish Air Force during WW2
7 Apr. Guy Black
Engineering Director of HAC
Restoring the de Havilland DH9 and the new de Havilland Mosquito project

We also offer private 'At Home' events for clubs, groups or corporate clients.

Please contact us for for details.

Please note :

Sit in the Spitfire is at the sole discretion of the HAC for operational reasons.

Due to maintenance reasons, some of the collection could be away from base on event days, we try to avoid this wherever possible.

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