Hawker Hunter

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Restoration of first production Hunter completed, and it looks stunning

North Weald Heritage Aviation completed the eight-month restoration of Hawker Hunter F1 WT555 in mid-May.

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Hunter pilot reflects on air-to-air combat experiences

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

For reasons of security on cross-border attacks, all markings were removed from Rhodesian Air Force aircraft, the Hunter FGA9s included. RHODESIAN AIR FORCE Feature Premium

The Hawker Hunter and Rhodesia’s ‘Bush War’

As Rhodesia fought a bloody conflict against cross-border insurgents, the Hawker Hunters of its air force’s 1 Squadron operated effectively despite an arms supply embargo

Dutch Hawker Hunter Foundation ceases Hunter F.6A operations

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.

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RAF Hunter Aerobatics Team

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…

On the O.R.P. at Horsham St. Faith, Javelins of Nos. 141 and 23 Squadrons are positioned and plugged-in to the telebrief for the next scramble. Feature Premium

Revealing 1950s Fighter Command Exercise Report

A fascinating article on a 1957 UK air defence exercise which focused on countering a massed attack on the first day of a conflict from The Aeroplane’s June 7 issue

Hunter's new home in Belgium

A Hawker Hunter has found a new home at a museum in Belgium.

Hunter F1 moves to Montrose

Hawker Hunter F1 WT619 arrives at the Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre