Mothballed not Cancelled

Tony Buttler describes the Hawker P.1121 a ‘super fighter’ that never flew

COLD WAR WARRIORS HAWKER P.1121

Hawker artwork showing the P.1103 project as submitted to meet Specification F.155T.
PAUL MARTEL-MEAD
Original manufacturer’s model of the Hawker P.1121.
Full-size mock-up of the P.1121 at the Hawker Kingston works in 1957.
MARTEL-MEAD

“If the P.1121 had prospered, it is probable that the priorities at Hawker would have been very different and Britain’s V/STOL combat aircraft story might have travelled a very different path”

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