Hawker Hector  K3719                                             (c/n


                                The Hector was an Audax variant with a couple of basic differences.  The top mainplane had no
                                sweep back (unlike that of most Hart family biplanes), and up front was a massive 24 cylinder H-
                                type 805hp Napier Dagger inline engine.   The Hector did, however, retain the retractable mess-
                                age-collecting hook used during its Army Co-operation days.  The 178 production models were
                                all built by Westland in 1937, and considerable numbers of them were still in use for communica-
                                tions, glider tug and general training duties at the outbreak of WW II.