This is the story of a great Australian aviator, an historic aircraft and your part in a centenary.
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A brief overview
The great Australian aviator was Harry George Hawker.
IWM Duxford based Catalina G-PBYA operated by Plane Sailing Air Displays Ltd is the historic aircraft.
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What is Project Hawker 2013 all about?
- Keeping “the golden era of aviation” alive today
- Inspiring younger generations with the wonders of aviation and the remarkable achievements of Harry Hawker and the Catalina
- Displaying the Catalina on the ground and in flight, to a wide audience while offering a unique publicity opportunity
How will Project Hawker 2013 achieve this?
Catalina G-PBYA, the oldest UK airworthy amphibian, is preparing to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the August 1913 Circuit of Britain flight undertaken by Harry Hawker (Pilot) and Harry Kauper (Mechanic) in a Sopwith Waterplane. This will be flown during August 2013.