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Z3174

Hurricane

Hawker Hurricane Mk II Z3174, coded XR-B, assigned to 71 Eagle Sqn RAF. Z3174 is shown as XR-K in William Dunn's Log book for the 14th July 1941

Service

Units

  • No. 71 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 71 'Eagle' Squadron

    Squadron
    'On 19 September 1940, No. 71 was reformed at Church Fenton as the first 'Eagle' Squadron to be manned by American personnel. The Squadron received Hurricanes in November and became operational on defensive duties on 5 February 1941. No. 71 converted...

Places

  • Kirton-in-Lindsey

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RFC and RAF Home Defence landing ground during the First World War, Kirton-in-Lindsey was built during 1938-40 as an RAF fighter station. It had two grass runways, 10 hardstandings, three grouped C hangars and four over-blister hangars....

  • Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2017 11:57:16 highasakite88 Changes to description
Sources

William Dunn's Log book for the 14th July 1941

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2016 10:05:07 Al_Skiff Changes to description and media associations
Sources

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Hurricane_(Z3174)_at_National_Museum_USAF

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2016 20:30:26 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Hurricane_(Z3174)_at_National_Museum_USAF

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