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Desert Sunrise copy
Desert Sunrise copy
Desert Sunrise copy Gallery: Aircraft Description: A Hawker Hurricane sweaps in low over the coast with the sun behind it. Painted in the Desert Air Force scheme and heavily armed with 4 x 20 m m cannon. These aircraft were used to destroy enemy armour and transport, they were sometimes armed with bombs and were some of the first aircraft to use rocket projectiles. In the colours and codes of No 7 Squadron R A F, they were nicknamed the "Flying Can Openers as they specialised in this type of work.
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