Hawker Hurricane

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Hawker Hurricane IIb
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Hurricane on the runway
Hurricane on the runway
Hawker Hurricane cockpit
Hawker Hurricane cockpit
Type Fighter aircraft, Historical aircraft
Configuration Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Propeller aircraft, Single-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Hawker
Author(s) Vivian Meazza
FDM YASim
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Status Advanced production
 FDM Stars-5.png
 Systems Stars-5.png
 Cockpit Stars-5.png
 Model Stars-5.png
Supports Rembrandt
Development
 Website The website for the Hawker Hurricane IIb developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Hawker Hurricane IIb.
Download Download the Hawker Hurricane IIb aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.2).
License GPLv2+

The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd. for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Although largely overshadowed by the Supermarine Spitfire, the aircraft became renowned during the Battle of Britain, accounting for 60% of the RAF's air victories in the battle, and served in all the major theatres of the Second World War.

Operation

Start-up

  1. Switch on both magnetos by pressing Shift+[ and Shift+].
  2. Increase throttle to one-third by pressing Page up about 33 times.
  3. Pump the primer 5 or 6 times.
  4. Press and hold ignition (s) until the engine starts.

Take off

  1. Release parking brake
  2. Apply full throttle
  3. Keep control as you gain speed
    • Joystick and rudder pedals control: When the tail lifts, stabilize the plane's yaw with the rudder pedals.
    • Keyboard control: Keep the tail on the ground. Otherwise, you may lose control.
  4. Pull back on the stick
  5. Be mindful of the aircraft swinging/rolling on takeoff


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