Yeovilton Hawk Thursday A Few More

Yeovilton Hawk Thursday A Few More

Postby Phil Standfield on Fri 18 May 2012, 10:59 pm

Just some of the pictures i took at Yeovilton thursday. I have tried to post some different angles,and also some of the other stuff that flew. It was nice to meet some new faces in the sheep field
Any C+C welcome
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7 T1's
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8 The Navy 4 helos for the Queens flypast
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9 One of the two visiting Falcons
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Thanks for looking
Stan
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Re: Yeovilton Hawk Thursday

Postby canon55k on Sat 19 May 2012, 11:54 am

Those T2s sure look nice in 4 sqd marks, do you know how many there will be on strength.
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Re: Yeovilton Hawk Thursday

Postby RoverDriver on Sat 19 May 2012, 12:26 pm

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Re: Yeovilton Hawk Thursday

Postby Phil Standfield on Sun 20 May 2012, 2:38 pm

Hi. Canon 55k. Someone said at Yeovilton that there are 38 T2's, but was not sure how many were going in 4 sqn markings, or other sqns /storage etc
Rover Driver. One of the locals said that it was going to be put together then it was going to be taken over to the Navy Historic Flight site to be stored/displayed Too stop any rumours it is as a STATIC exhibt it will never fly.
Some more from Thursday
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Thanks for looking any C+C welcome
Stan
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Re: Yeovilton Hawk Thursday

Postby Hawkkeeper on Sun 20 May 2012, 7:05 pm

canon55k wrote:Those T2s sure look nice in 4 sqd marks, do you know how many there will be on strength.


28 T2 [aka hawk 128] were purchased by MOD for UKMFTS training use. now numbered as 4[R] Sqdn, 19F has disbanded leaving 208 as the Valley T1 operator, with 100 & FRADU & Reds.
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Re: Yeovilton Hawk Thursday A Few More

Postby Phil Standfield on Tue 22 May 2012, 8:54 pm

Thanks Hawkkeeper. Bet you wish you could have some T2's. Are FRADU likely to get some in the future as the T1's go or are you likely to be the last T1 operator. Starting to really like them, the nose reminds me of the Jag's nose abit.
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Re: Yeovilton Hawk Thursday A Few More

Postby Hawkkeeper on Wed 23 May 2012, 6:31 pm

azure winged magpie wrote:Thanks Hawkkeeper. Bet you wish you could have some T2's. Are FRADU likely to get some in the future as the T1's go or are you likely to be the last T1 operator.
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very much doubt we will see T2 hawk, but we will see our current T1's until they are retired, what happens after that is anyones guess.
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