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RAF Hawk T2s to fly rare weekend sorties
RAF Valley has recently announced there will be Hawk T2 sorties flown on a number of Saturdays
OPINION: What is going on with the RAF's Hawk T2 fleet?
With the RAF now suffering a crisis in its advanced jet training capability following the grounding of its Hawk T2 fleet due to engine woes, Alan Warnes asks why the UK MOD appears to be in disarray and whether or not this will be exacerbated in the upcoming Integrated Defence Review Refresh
RAF Hawk T2 issues see just two fast-jet pilots graduate in six months
Only two RAF fast-jet student pilots graduated in the first half of the current financial year because the number of flying hours on the Hawk T2 training aircraft at RAF Valley has been significantly curtailed due to a fault with its Rolls-Royce turbofan engine, an influential group of MPs has been told
Inside the first year of Qatari Hawk operations at RAF Leeming
The Qatar Emiri Air Force is operating Hawks in its new training establishment at RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire. Derek Bower explains why
Engine issues with RAF’s Hawk T2 fleet may take three years to solve
BAE Systems has said that technical issues with the Hawk T2’s Rolls-Royce/Turbomeca Adour Mk 951 non-afterburning turbofan engine could take between two and three years to resolve, leaving the fleet’s flying hours greatly reduced
Want to buy a Gnat in Red Arrows colours?
A Folland Gnat and a full size replica Hawk, plus a range of aircraft parts are being offered for sale in an online auction.
RAF grounds entire Hawk T2 fleet after engine fault
The RAF has grounded its BAE Systems Hawk T2 fast-jet training aircraft as a precaution after one aircraft suffered an engine failure on the runway at RAF Valley in Anglesey, North Wales
Ex-RAF chief condemns US-hosted ENJJPT pilot training programme
Training British fast-jet pilots in the US is a waste of taxpayers’ money and does not meet the needs of the RAF, a former senior commander has said
UK MOD releases report into last year’s Royal Navy Hawk T1A crash
A UK Ministry of Defence Service Inquiry report into the loss of Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm-operated Hawk T1A (serial XX189) – assigned to 736 Naval Air Squadron – on March 25, 2021, was released on July 28
Zimbabwe revives Hawk fleet in face of EU sanctions
The Air Force of Zimbabwe has recommissioned four Hawk Mk.60/60A ground attack/jet trainer aircraft in spite of EU sanctions that led to the air arm’s entire Hawk fleet being grounded in 2011