Training RAF Hunter Pilots in the 1950s

A revealing article on the challenges of training pilots on the Hunter in its early days of service with the RAF, as published in ‘The Aeroplane’ in its August 3, 1956 issue

​Seven Hunter 1s of No. 229 O.C.U. are prepared for the day’s flying. At the end of the line are a Meteor and a Mosquito, both of which types are used for target towing at the O.C.U.
Seven Hunter 1s of No. 229 O.C.U. are prepared for the day’s flying. At the end of the line are a Meteor and a Mosquito, both of which types are used for target towing at the O.C.U.

 

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