Hawker Demon       A1-10


                                        Just look at the size of the two bladed wooden prop fitted to the Rolls Royce Kestral V-12 on
                                        this Demon, seen here at an air show at Archerfield sometime in 1930s.  (Photo via the John
                                        Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland collection).  Sixty-four Demons were taken onto
                                        the strength of the RAAF in 1934.  Serials A1-18 were intended as fighters, while the remain-
                                        ing 36 were army co-operation machines.  They were obsolescent by the time WW II broke
                                       out but several were used in both training and communication roles in the years following 1939.