Topic of the Week #7: Hunters

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Niallxg
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Topic of the Week #7: Hunters

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The topic for this week's competition is the Sydney Camm's beautiful Hawker Hunter. Looking forward to seeing your offerings, usual limit of 5 per post.

ImageMiss Demeanour by Niall Grant, on Flickr

ImageDutch Hunter by Niall Grant, on Flickr

Imageex Chilean AF, Hawker Hunter FR.71A by Niall Grant, on Flickr

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Three from us......

ImageUntitled by aviation anoraks, on Flickr

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One from the archives - The Blue Herons at Greenham in 1977
ImageThe Blue Herons Royal Navy Hunter team by Andrew Shaw, on Flickr

RIAT 2001 at Cottesmore
ImageHawker Hunter F58 HB-RVS / "J-4015" by Andrew Shaw, on Flickr

Biggin Hill 2008
ImageHawker Hunter T7 XL577 Biggin Hill 2008 by Andrew Shaw, on Flickr

Old Warden 2013
ImageHawker Hunter T7 WV372/G-BXFI by Andrew Shaw, on Flickr

Gatwick Aviation Museum Nightshoot 2020
ImageHawker Hunter T.Mk.7 XL591 by Andrew Shaw, on Flickr

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A mixture from me, from the old RAF Sharjah to Basingstoke...:

RAF Sharjah 1988:

Image712 Hunter T77 UAE AF by Keith Heywood, on Flickr

Basingstoke ...

Image'349' Hunter F51 Iraqi colours ex RDAF E-408 by Keith Heywood, on Flickr

Yeovilton:

ImageWV256 'VL862' Hunter GA11 FRADU RN by Keith Heywood, on Flickr

Edwards 1980, N72602 Hunter F4 w/o 8th Jan 2000 at Chino:

ImageN72602 Hunter F.4 ex RDAF E-403 by Keith Heywood, on Flickr

RAF Fairford:

ImageZZ191 Hunter F58A HHA by Keith Heywood, on Flickr
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Two GA11s at Kemble, each masquerading as WB188: one in Sky and the other in the red in which Neville Duke took it through the world speed record.

Image20090620 (48)_WV256_Hawker_Hunter_GA11 by John Dixon, on Flickr

Image20090620 (49)_XF300_Hawker_Hunter_GA11 by John Dixon, on Flickr

Black is always the new black:

Image20090620 (270)_WV318_Hawker_Hunter_T7B by John Dixon, on Flickr

I believe this scheme is considered Marmite: put me down for a jar or two please.

Image2013_09_01_Bournemouth_Air (137) Miss Demeanour by John Dixon, on Flickr

Two-seater at Old Warden.

Image2014_09_07_Shuttleworth_Pageant_Hawker_Hunter_T7 (152) by John Dixon, on Flickr


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Patrouille Suisse at Woodford in 1993
Imagess1993211_27 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

Hunter formation at Lossiemouth in 1986.
Image1986095_21 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

79Sqn Hunter F.6A XE606 at Lossiemouth in 1983
Image1983031_05 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

Royal Navy Hunter GA.11 WT744 at Yeovilton in 1985.
Image1985086_09 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

Miss Demeanour at Southport in 2011
ImagezDSC_8563D_1 by Derek N.Ferguson, on Flickr

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Some old and some not quite so old shots

1. FRADU Yeovilton 1988
Image88_Hunters_Yeovilton by Tony Adams, on Flickr

2. FRADU Yeovilton 1988
ImageHunter875-1a by Tony Adams, on Flickr

3. Lossiemouth 1993
ImageLossiemouth_19930913-14_0001 by Tony Adams, on Flickr

4. Kemble 2011
Image_MG_6046 by Tony Adams, on Flickr

5, Gatwick Aviation Museum 2017
Image_MG_0909 by Tony Adams, on Flickr
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Ah the lovely Hunter.
starting with an oldie from 89
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1991
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swooping through Airbus Broughton
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fast pass at RIAT 2011
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just a couple of RIATs ago
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Hunter Mk.58A (Payerne 1989)
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Hunter F.6A (Gilze Rijen 2014)
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Hunter F.6A (Kleine Brogel 2018)
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Hunter F.6A (Berlin-Gatow 2019)
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Hi chaps, here's my 5.....oddly featuring formations

ImageIMG_6056 (2) by Rupert Kelley, on Flickr

ImageIMG_6303 (2) by Rupert Kelley, on Flickr

ImageIMG_6192 (2) by Rupert Kelley, on Flickr

ImageIMG_7529 by Rupert Kelley, on Flickr

ImageIMG_9135 by Rupert Kelley, on Flickr

Not in the competition, but this one was my favourite Wrecks and Relics find, and one of my best aircraft memories.....
F.1 WT660, listed as 'Cullen' in Scotland. Spent 3 hours in 1998 trying to find it, resulting in enquiries in a pub some 5 miles
away, where a group of local farmers were having a drink, and between them, gave me the wrong road, wrong farm name,
and wrong aircraft name (Procter)....and yet, even with vague information, still found it around 2 miles from the pub.
Heard some banging coming from a workshop on the farm. Inside a grumpy little old man resembling Foggy, was banging a
hammer on a Merlin engine. At which point, I thought this might be the right place. "Do you keep an old aircraft here ?"
"Aye...it's in the meadow behind the farmhouse". "May I ask what it is please ?" "Aye....it's a Hunter."
"Any chance I could have a quick look at it please ?" "Aye....I'll take you round the back for a bit". Result.
ImageIMG_8406 by Rupert Kelley, on Flickr

Rupe :slight_smile:

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Hi all,

Some fantasic shots of Hunters, great to see lots of old shots too.

As always a tough decision choosing a winner. Special mentions to Draken's 2nd and 5th shot, Sarah and her shot of the blue Hunter. But I keep coming back to Nick's shot of XG194, the sun hitting the HAS and reflecting off the gloss black Hunter is just lovely.

Over to you Nick.

Regards

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Thanks Niall, I'll get a new comp up in the morning.

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