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Hawker Hurricane Essay

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World War 2 was a technological war introducing aviation and navy advancements. However, Air forces played a major role in war minimizing casualties among infantry.This artifact rests on this fact and with a mission to aware you of a revolutionary British fighter plane “Hawker Hurricane” that enriched Canadian contribution in Allied victory leading to Canada’s Autonomy.
Hawker Hurricane was one of the most successful and significant fighter planes in World War 2. Its success was closely tied to its advanced yet simple design, straightforward and quick adaptive controls, and its unprecedented performance in the Battle of Britain which earned Canada international recognition for their success. ...view middle of the document...

A.F. shot down 17 Nazi planes and won Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar with easy to adapt controls of Hawker Hurricane that came in handy during Air Combat or Bad Weather and minimized the death rate among Allies as compared to Axis Powers. In addition, the first Squadron of R.C.A.F. had shot down 75 enemy planes by November 5 ,1940 and promoted its leader - McNab to R.A.F. with rank of Acting Wing Commander (High Position). This brought pride and honour to Canada for the bravery of Canadian Soldiers in Air combat - which was the main means of war in World War 2.
The Straightforward and quick adaptive controls of Hawker Hurricane such as its lightweight and armour stability which easily mastered Canadian flying aces and gained Canada international recognition for its Aviation expertise just like Hawker hurricane's staggering support in Battle of Britain. Finally, Hawker Hurricane was an important key in defending Britain from German forces that showcased Canada's potential and expertise in Aviation and technological field of World War 2.
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