Tag Archives | Hawker

The Woracle looks back

Here’s the thing, after almost 30 years I am departing Flight International for pastures new. I have seven days until The Woracle’s last post. So how best to mark this momentous life change? With pictures, of course. You know The Woracle: a picture is worth 1,000 words delivered after deadline. And where best to begin […]

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Know anything about repairing a Sea Harrier?

Any fellow alumni of Hawker Siddeley Aviation in Kingston out there? I have a call for help from the man who owns the only private Sea Harrier. After an emergency vertical landing late last year, owner Art Nalls (nallsaviation.com) is having some difficulties repairing the nose. He needs some help with rebuilding the radome ring […]

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Private Sea Harrier heading back to flight

Remember the privately owned ex-Royal Navy Sea Harrier that had to make an emergency vertical landing on only its second flight after being restored for the US airshow circuit? Well Elyse Moody of Overhaul & Maintenance magazine has an update on owner and pilot Art Nalls’ efforts to get the beast back in the air. […]

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A thing of beauty – Embraer’s Hawker Hunter chaseplane

Visiting Brazil recently my colleague John Croft snapped a picture of the Hawker Hunter used by Embraer as a chase plane during high-speed flight testing of its regional and business jets. Hunter becomes chaser (From John’s blog, As The Cro Flies) I will admit to being a former Hawker engineer, but who can deny the […]

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Ahh, Hawker Beechcraft – the 125 at 45

Hawker Beechcraft, the former Raytheon Aircraft, has just flown the Hawker 750 and certificated the Hawker 900XP – the latest versions of the ever-popular Hawker 800-series mid-size business jet. Following the model successfully used by Gulfstream when it decided to keep building the GIV alongside its new GV, Hawker Beechcraft has decided to offer two […]

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