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Hawk T.1 Advanced Trainer
XX301 of FRADU, RNAS Yeovilton,
Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.
All markings pad applied for superb results.
Cockpit slides open.
Comes with display stand.
Landing gear is fully retractable and can be displayed up or down.
Extremely sought after by collectors.
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The BAE Systems Hawk T1 is a single engine jet-powered advanced trainer. Its maiden flight
took place in 1974 and with over nine hundred sold in more than ten variants and is in service
with eighteen countries. The RAF received 175 T1s and serves as an advanced jet and weapons
trainer. Since 1979 until present day the famous RAF Aerobatic Display Team the “Red Arrows”
still operate the Hawk T1A. The Hawk T1 is similar to the AMX, F-5 Freedom Fighter and the
Hawk T.1 Advanced Trainer XX301 was accepted by the RAF February 13, 1980 and assigned to
No.1 Tactical Weapons Unit (1TWU) at RAF Brawdy wearing camouflage paint scheme and used
for weapons training. In July 1984 the aircraft was converted to a T.1A. In 1992 XX301 was sent
to 151 Squadron, 2 TWU at RAF Chivenor. In February 2001 XX301 transferred to FRADU (Fleet
Requirements and Air Direction Unit). In 2009 XX301 had markings celebrating 100 Years of
Naval Aviation. In June 2015 transferred to 736 NAS, RNAS Culdrose.
Hawk T1 General Specifications
Manufacturer – BAE Systems
Country Of Origin – UK
Role – Advanced Jet-Trainer
Crew – 2 X (Pilot In Rear – Student In Front)
First Flight – August 21, 1974
Accepted In Service – 1976
Length – 39 ft (11.9 m)
Wingspan – 30 ft 10 in (9.4 m)
Height – 13 ft 2 in (4 m)
Empty – 8,040 lb (3,647 kg)
Maximum Take-Off – 12,566 lb (5,700 kg)
Power Plant – 1 X Rolls-Royce Turbomeca Adour Mk. 151 Twin-Shaft Turbofan
Maximum Speed – 645 mph (560 kt) @ 11,000 ft (3,352 m)
Cruise – 483 mph (420 kt)
Rate Of Climb – 9,300 ft/min (2,835 m/min)
Service Ceiling – 48,000 ft (14,630 m)
Range – 1,508 mi (2,428 km)