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 Hawker Hunter F51 (E-409) at Norwich - Click for Full Image

Hunter F.51 (E-409) at the City of Norwich Aviation Museum. Although the aircraft was supplied to the Danish Air Force it is displayed in the colours of 74 Squadron which flew Hunter F4s from RAF Horsham St Faith (now Norwich Airport) in the late 1950's.

 

(Picture August 2002)


  

Hawker Hunter T.8M (XL580) at Fleet Air Arm - Click for Full Image

 

The Fleet Air Arm museum has a stunning example of a Hunter T.8M.

 

(Picture August 2001)


 

Hunter FGA.78 (N-269) at Yorkshire Air Museum - Click for Full Image

At the Yorkshire Air Museum is Hunter FGA.78 (N-268) which was built under licence as a Mk.6 in Holland serving with the Dutch Air Force and displays these colours.  It also served for ten years with the Qatar Air Force and arrived at Elvington in 1992.

 

(Picture February 2003)


   

Hunter T.7 (XL572) at Yorkshire Air Museum - Click for Full Image

Also at Elvington is Hunter T.7 (XL572) which is actually painted to represent XL571, the lead aircraft for the Blue Diamonds display team from the early 1960's. It actually entered service with 229 OCU in 1958 and arrived at Elvington in 1994.

(Picture February 2003)


 

 Hunter T.7A (XL568) at RAF Museum, Cosford - Click for Full Image

Hunter T.7A (XL568) arrived at the RAF Museum, Cosford in February 2002. It had been used as a training aid at Cranwell, Lincs. It is painted in the 111 Squadron 'Black Arrows' scheme.  

 

(Picture March 2003)


   

Hawker Hunter F4 (XE670) at Cosford - Click for Full Image

 

Nose of Hunter F4 (XE670) at Cosford. The aircraft served with 26 and 93 Squadron.

 

(Picture October 2002)


   

Hawker Hunter FGA.9 (XE597) at Cockpit Fest 2002 - Click for Full Image

The cockpit of Hunter FGA.9 (XE597) took part in Cockpit Fest 2002. This Hunter was initially built as an F6 variant and during its varied RAF career served with 1, 54, 56, 63 and 66 Squadron. It is owned by Bob Dunn, Mick Boulanger and Brian Barrett.

 

(Picture June 2002)


   

Hawker Hunter F1 (WT684) at Cockpit Fest 2003 - Click for Full Image

Another visitor to Cockpit Fest 2002 (and the 2003 event) was Hunter F1 (WT684) which is owned by Tony Collins who also has a Canberra, Sea Vixen, Jet Provost and Lightning F6 cockpit. This aircraft served with 229 OCU. This picture was taken at Cockpit Fest 2003.

 

(Picture June 2003)


   

Hawker Hunter F6 (XE584) cockpit at Cockpit Fest 2002 - Click for Full Image

Also at Cockpit Fest 2002 was Hunter F6 (XE584) which is was built in 1955 and served with 1 Squadron before being loaned to 111 'Black Arrows' Squadron. This aircraft took part in the famous 22 aircraft loop at Farnborough in 1958.

 

(Picture June 2002)

 
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