Originally shared by Pete Panozzo

Hawker Aircraft Factory Nimrod Mk1 G-BWWK.Operator:The Fighter Collection.Manufacture:1932.Rolls Royce Kestrel V.Scheme: “573” serving with 802 NAS during 1930’s.Nimrod effectively naval equivalent of Hawker Fury Mk.I,with modifications to suit life at sea.Prototype of ‘Norn’ as initially known 1st flew Aug 1930 & following successful trials order for 42 Nimrod Mk.I placed.1st 6 entered service were with 402 Fleet Fighter Flight aboard HMS Courageous replacing their Fairey Flycatchers.