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British firm Aeralis to win deal to build replacement for RAF Red Arrows Hawk T1 Trainers – The Aviation Geek Club

The decision has been made to fund 12 new aircraft – nine for the Red Arrows and three operational spares. British firm Aeralis is almost certain to win a contract to replace the Red Arrows’ ageing Hawk T1 trainers. The Royal Air Force (RAF) aerobatic display team have been using the Hawk T1 for more …

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Cool 4K video features Gazelle Squadron Display Team during a training sortie – The Aviation Geek Club

The cool video in this post features Gazelle Squadron Display Team during a training sortie at Pembrey airport. Taken last weekend by our friend Dafydd Phillips, the cool video in this post features Gazelle Squadron Display Team during a training sortie at Pembrey airport. “With sorties continually heading out with various objectives it was a …

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Blue Angels flying the F-8 Crusader would have been awesome, but it never happened. Here’s why. – The Aviation Geek Club

At some point the Crusader was considered as replacement for Blue Angels Grumman F11 Tigers. One of the most capable fighters of the post-World War II era, the F-8 Crusader was a sleek design that featured a gaping jet intake beneath the fuselage and a variable-incidence wing that could be raised to enable the aircraft …

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The RAF will retire its entire fleet of 76 Hawk T1 trainers but the Red Arrows are saved by sponsorship deals – The Aviation Geek Club

Only 28 Hawk aircraft will be left in British service, the T2 variant. The Royal Air Force (RAF) plans to retire its entire fleet of 76 Hawk T1 trainer aircraft, leaving only 28 Hawk aircraft in British service, the T2 variant, the UK Defence Journal reports. The ‘Defence in a Competitive Age‘, the Defence Command …

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