Conservation Hangar

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Bristol Blenheim in the works.

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Fairey Firefly arrived to Duxford from Sweden and is scheduled for airworthy restoration.

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Legendary Texan (Harvard in British service) with later mark Spitfire in the background.

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Beaufighter was an attack plane, this example serving in Pacific theater, probably with Royal Australian Air Force.

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Razorback Thunderbolt under restoration.

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Immaculate looking Curtiss Hawk

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Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor

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A perfect looking Grumman F6F Hellcat

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Up close and personal with Curtiss P-40

Hangar 4

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Thumbs up of a happy Hurricane pilot – probably after another succesful BoB mission

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Bristol F.2 fighter first flew in 1916 but due to its rugged design stayed in service into 1930s and was used in many countries.

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1:1 scale diorama based on real event during the Battle of Britain, with a crash-landed Messerschmitt Bf.109E.

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Tail of the Heinkel He-111 bomber shot down during the Battle of Britain.

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Avro 671 Rota I gyrocopter was used to calibrate radar stations during World War 2. For a short time, one was based at Duxford as well.

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Infamous V-1 buzz bomb – one of the Hitler’s wonder-weapons that harrased Britain during the war.

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RAF Phantoms were in use from late ’60s to early ’90s and the aircraft were equipped with Rolls-Royce Spey engines and British avionics.

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Hawker Hunter has to be one of the most beautiful British jet fighters.

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The majestic Gloster Javelin in test scheme of white and red. The wing measured a staggering 82.5 sq meters.

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