North Weald Heritage Aviation completed the eight-month restoration of Hawker Hunter F1 WT555 in mid-May.
Before the era of all-aspect missiles and helmet-mounted sights, jet combat was an art that needed particular skills. Pilot and author Rod Dean reflects on some incredible experiences, usually flying his favourite aircraft, the legendary Hawker Hunter
The Dutch Hawker Hunter Foundation (DHHF) has sold its single-seat Hunter F.6A, after terminating the jet’s use due to subdued demand for air displays in the Netherlands.
Before the RAF decided to establish a full-time aerobatic team, the famous ‘Red Arrows’, a number of units set up teams to perform at airshows. One of these was 54 Squadron which would fly a formation of four Hunters. Back in 1955 ‘The Aeroplane’ paid them a visit…