Preserving History

The only Hurricane from the Battle of Britain still airborne today, Hawker Hurricane Mk1 R4118 is widely regarded as the most historic British aircraft to survive in flying condition from the Second World War.

At Hurricane Heritage, our aim is to preserve this important WWII veteran for future generations to respect, admire and enjoy.

Discover the incredible history of R4118 and the story of its meticulous restoration.

Hawker Hurricane Mk1 R4118 in the Battle of Britain.
History of R4118

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Shuttleworth Season Premiere

7th May 2017
Old Warden, Bedfordshire

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Harvard Progress

Our Harvard gets an authentic WWII paint scheme

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Fly Alongside R4118

Unique opportunity to see R4118 in her element

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Friends of R4118 Membership

Join the Friends of R4118 Supporters' Club and us to keep Hurricane R4118 in pristine flying condition.

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R4118 Poster - Approaching Home

R4118 Poster: Approaching Home

Approaching Home, by Simon Grant Hurricane Mk1 R4118 of 605 Squadron circles Croydon aerodrome before her final approach to land.

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VISIT R4118

R4118 is now on public display at Old Warden, Bedfordshire as part of the historical Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft, cars and motorcycles.

For more information, opening times and ticket booking please visit the Shuttleworth website.

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