hawker henley

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    am i right in thinking that the henley was based on the Hurricane frame/wings
     
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    The basic design owed much to the Hurricane, but apart from the outer main wing sections and tail unit, which were common parts, the rest was 'new'.
     
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    i was thinking about converting a hurricane kit into a henley,i have some drawings and they look very similer apart from the central sections around the cockpit,the engine cowlings look very similer to the desert used hurricane models
     
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    yes mate thats what i've found so far,i've printed off a copy and using the sizes quoted on another website i worked out it was about the same size as a hurricane {slightly longer in fuselage],there doesn't appear to be much info about on this type but i thought it might have been interesting to build one as i have a few hurricane kits in my stash
     
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    Bob, it would be a major undertaking to get even close to a Henley from a Hurricane kit - longer, wider, bigger span, different shape fuselage and cowling, cockpit and superstructure.
     
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    i guess that mean i will have build from scratch using wood as a base material, does anyone have any scale drawings in 1/72nd they could help me with please,
     
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