Large Typhoon on Dorset hillside.

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During construction...<br />
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Super-sized Typhoon appears on a Dorset hillside...<br />
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Apprentices working for QinetiQ at Boscome Down in Wiltshire have constructed a super-sized model of the Hawker Typhoon for the Chalke Valley History Festival near Salisbury this week.<br />
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The huge 4x scale model of the rocket carrying fighter has been placed on a hillside overlooking the Festival that opened yesterday. <br />
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The fighter bomber known as 'Tiffy' by its pilots played a key role attacking German troops, tanks and trains during the battle for Normandy, disrupting Nazi attempts to resupply their beleagured forces. <br />
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There are no airworthy Typhoon's still flying today, although the Typhoon Preservation Trust has plans to restore one to flying condition by 2020.