Hawker Hunter

Is there a future for Hunter flying in Switzerland?

Another example of the Hawker fighter has been grounded — and only one other may fly again as Swiss classic jet scene dwindles

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Cold War jets roar at Bruntingthorpe – full report

On Saturday, 16th September, Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets Collection once again opened its doors to the general public, for a day of close-quarters aviation action

Bruntingthorpe gears up for another Cold War Jets Open Day

Following the success of their April event, the Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets Museum in Leicestershire is to host another special day in September

Historic Aviation Quiz – The Hawker Hunter

With July 20, 2023 marking the 72nd anniversary of the first flight of Hawker’s elegant Hunter as the P.1067, we dedicate this weeks quiz to a type that has been followed by the adage “If it looks right, it flies right” for as long as it has graced the skies…

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Test pilot Neville Duke on Hawker Hunter flight testing

To commemorate the Hawker Hunter’s 25 years in service, the September 1976 issue of Aeroplane Monthly offered a portfolio of classic Hunter pictures, and Sqn Ldr Neville Duke recalled some of the problems encountered and over-come during the flight testing of the first of the breed, the P.1067 WB188.

Bruntingthorpe announces Cold War Jet Open Day

Bruntingthorpe Cold War Jets Museum is welcoming visitors to the first collection wide event, on April 29

Hunter arrives at Bournemouth

The restored forward section of Hawker Hunter GA.11 WV381 has arrived at Bournemouth Aviation Museum

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How the Cold War RAF evaluated new aircraft or tactics

When Fighter Command needed a new aircraft, piece of equipment or tactic evaluating, it turned to its in-house experts at the Central Fighter Establishment. A former CFE pilot recalled his tour with this unit

Alive and ticking - Classic British Jets Collection

The chance to see, hear and feel not one, but two iconic jets running under their own power on a UK airfield doesn’t come along often. However, when FlyPast visited the Classic British Jets Collection for a feature in the February, 2023 issue, that’s precisely what happened…

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How do you keep a fleet of classic jets alive?

James Peene caught up with ‘Mr Shifter’ (aka Dave Thomas), to see what’s going on behind closed doors at Bruntingthorpe