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{{Airframe info
 
{{Airframe info
 
|name='''''{{PAGENAME}}'''''
 
|name='''''{{PAGENAME}}'''''
|image= [[File:WTF-17.jpg|thumb|300px]]
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|caption= V7670 in German markings<ref>[http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNews/Stories/tabid/116/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/394/language/en-CA/WTF.aspx Vintage Wings]</ref>
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|caption=V7670 in German markings<ref>[http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNews/Stories/tabid/116/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/394/language/en-CA/WTF.aspx Vintage Wings]</ref>
|designation= [[:Category:Hawker Hurricane|Hawker Hurricane]]
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|designation=[[:Category:Hawker Hurricane|Hawker Hurricane]]
|version= Mk.I
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Built with metal skinned wings by Hawker Aircraft, as part of a batch from Langley and Brooklands,<ref name="BMAS p161">{{British Military Aircraft Serials}} Page 161</ref> by late February 1941 V7670 was operating from Malta.
 
Built with metal skinned wings by Hawker Aircraft, as part of a batch from Langley and Brooklands,<ref name="BMAS p161">{{British Military Aircraft Serials}} Page 161</ref> by late February 1941 V7670 was operating from Malta.
   
V7670 was used by Flying Officer John Payne of 261 Squadron to claim a Bf 110 damaged on 25 February, together with a Bf 110 probably destroyed and a Dornier Do 215 destroyed on 5 March. Shortly afterwards, it was captured in North Africa, and repainted with Luftwaffe insignia, only to be recaptured in December 1942. It was then passed to 208 Squadron<ref name="Flypast Nov 2013 p43">{{Flypast Magazine}} November 2013 page 43</ref>
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V7670 was used by Flying Officer John Payne of 261 Squadron to claim a Bf 110 damaged on 25 February, together with a Bf 110 probably destroyed and a Dornier Do 215 destroyed on 5 March. Shortly afterwards, it was captured in North Africa, and repainted with Luftwaffe insignia, only to be recaptured in December 1942. It was then passed to 208 Squadron<ref name="Flypast Nov 2013 p43">{{Flypast Magazine}} November 2013 page 43</ref>
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file:V7670-profile.jpg
 
file:V7670-2.jpg</gallery>
 
 
=References=
 
=References=
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[[Category:World War 2]]
 
[[Category:World War 2]]
 
[[Category:Hawker Hurricane]]
 
[[Category:Hawker Hurricane]]

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