News Listings for Hawker Sea Hawk

  • Uncle Roger's Festive Quiz 2008 - Answers

    News | 16 Dec 2008 00:00

    In the News 1. Kuwait Airways (1pt) 2. Jim Schuster of Hawker Beechcraft (2pt) 3. The red card (2pt) 4. Accidental discharge of his...
  • Indian Navy prepares for MiG-29

    News | 20 Jun 2007 23:00

    <P>Only the first prototype of the Indian Navy’s new MiG-29s has flown, but the force’s preparations for the new aircraft are proceeding apace. <BR>The Indian Navy has not operated conventional carrier -based aircraft since the withdrawal of the Hawker Sea Hawk in 1983, after which the STOVL BAE Systems Sea Harrier became the service’s only carrier-based fighter.<BR>Captain GM Gopakumar of the Indian Navy told Flight Daily News that Indian Navy pilots are already flying exchange tours on Indian Air Force MiG-29s, and though delivery of the first INAS MiGs has been delayed from November 2007 until March or April 2008, pilot conversion training in Russia will commence in August. </P> <P><STRONG>Training</STRONG><BR>Indian Navy pilots have also reportedly been undergoing carrier landing and take off training at NAS Pensacola, Florida.<BR>Though the Indian Navy did not buy eight ex-British Royal Navy Sea Harrier FA.Mk 2s when they were retired in March 2006, the Navy has apparently acquir
  • Off-Shore Sea Hawk

    News | 30 Jun 2003 23:00

    <p>At Bitteswell last Friday, June 26th, the United States Navy accepted the first Hawker Sea Hawk to be built by Armstrong-Whitworth under a $13m off-shore contract. The aircraft was then transferred to the Fleet Air Arm, to which it has been allocated.</p>