A formation of No 85 Squadron RAF from RAF Church Fenton executes a balbo on 5 October 1940, for the benefit of AM photographer Bertrand JH Daventry, who flew in a Master Mk I of No 306 Squadron RAF to undertake the photography. Among the 12 aircraft taking part in the display S/L Peter W Townsend led the front echelon in Hurricane Mk I VY-U, with acting F/L Geoffrey "Sammy" Allard of A Flight abaft in VY-G and acting F/L James E "Nigger" Marshall of B Flight to the rear in VY-Q.
RAF Hawker Hurricane Mk.Is, circa 1939
Hawker Hurricane In the color markings of No. 1 Squadron JX-E "The Night Reaper".
Hawker Hurricane Trainer Mk.IIc trop.
RAF Hawker Hurricane Mk IID or IV probably belonging to Specialised Low Attack Instructors School, Milfields, Northumberland. It's armed with Vickers anti-tank guns, this particular airplane being equipped with the standard carburetor air intake.