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Hawker Woodcock Hawker Woodcock

1923

The first fighter to be produced by Hawker Engineering (the successor to Sopwith Aviation), the Woodcock ...

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Hawker Duiker

1923

Hawker Duiker

Hawker Cygnet Hawker Cygnet

1924

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Hawker Hedgehog

1924

Hawker Hedgehog

Hawker Woodcock II Hawker Woodcock II

1924

The task of redesigning the Woodcock was undertaken by W G Carter, who, in fact, retained ...

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The Horsley was produced for the RAF as a bomber and torpedo bomber, entering service ...

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Hawker Horsley

1925

Hawker Horsley

Hawker Heron Hawker Heron

1925

Built as a private venture, the Heron single-seat fighter was noteworthy in that it was the ...

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Representing an attempt to design the smallest and lightest practical airframe around the most powerful available engine ...

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Hawker Hornbill

1925

Hawker Hornbill

Hawker Danecock Hawker Danecock

1925

Based on the Woodcock II and designed by Sydney Camm, the Danecock was developed to meet ...

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Hawker Harrier

1927

Hawker Harrier

Hawker Hawfinch Hawker Hawfinch

1927

Designed by Sydney Camm as a potential successor to the RAF's ageing Siskin fighter, the Hawfinch ...

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The outstanding performance of the Fairey Fox day bomber, undoubtedly came as something of a ...

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Hawker Hart

1928

Hawker Hart

Hawker F.20/27 Hawker F.20/27

1928

Precursor of the Hornet and Fury, this experimental single-seat interceptor fighter designed by Sydney Camm to meet ...

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H G Hawker Engineering's first essay into the realm of the single-seat shipboard fighter, the Hoopoe, ...

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Hawker Hoopoe

1928

Hawker Hoopoe

Hawker Tomtit Hawker Tomtit

1928

Two-seat training biplane powered by an Armstrong Siddeley Mongoose III radial engine. Small number built ...

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Hawker Hornet

1929

Hawker Hornet

Hawker Osprey Hawker Osprey

1929

The Osprey was a two-seat naval fighter-reconnaissance biplane, developed from the Hart but with additional ...

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The Nimrod was basically the FAA version of the Fury single-seat interceptor fighter. In general ...

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Hawker Nimrod

1930

Hawker Nimrod

Hawker Fury Hawker Fury

1931

Certainly the fastest and aesthetically one of the most elegant biplanes to enter service with ...

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Early experience with the Hart day bomber in squadron service left little doubt that it ...

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Hawker Audax

1932

Hawker Audax

Hawker Demon Hawker Demon

1933

When the Hawker Hart day bomber entered service in January 1930, its performance was so ...

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Designed to meet the requirements of Specification F.7/30 calling for a single-seat, four-gun day and night fighter, ...

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Hawker P.V.3

1934

Hawker P.V.3

Hawker Hardy Hawker Hardy

1934

The Hardy was a two-seat general-purpose biplane developed from the Hart. Production aircraft were built ...

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The rapidly changing world of the 1930s forced the British government to take stock of ...

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Hawker Hind

1934

Hawker Hind

Hawker P.V.4 Hawker P.V.4

1934

One prototype, first flown on 6 December 1934. No production.

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Few British aircraft have attained the special niche in the history of the RAF which ...

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Hawker Hurricane

1935

Hawker Hurricane

Hawker Hartbees Hawker Hartbees

1935

The Hartbees was another development of the Hart produced to a South African Air Force ...

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The Hector was developed as a two-seat army cooperation biplane based around a Hind-type fuselage, ...

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Hawker Hector

1936

Hawker Hector

Hawker Henley Hawker Henley

1937

The Henley was designed as a two-seat-high-performance light bomber. The prototype first flew in March ...

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When, in 1935, Specification F.9/35 was issued for a two-seat interceptor fighter to replace the Demon, ...

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Hawker Hotspur

1938

Hawker Hotspur

Hawker Tornado Hawker Tornado

1939

Sydney Camm and his team responded to Specification F.18/37 which called for a single-seat interceptor, with two ...

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Air Ministry Specification F.18/37 was concerned with the design and development of two advanced interceptor ...

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Hawker Typhoon

1940

Hawker Typhoon

Hawker Tempest Hawker Tempest

1942

The performance of the Typhoon was such that speeds of around 805km/h could be attained ...

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The Fury was designed to conform to Specification F.2/43 and was developed from the Tempest. ...

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Hawker Fury / Sea Fury

1944

Hawker Fury / Sea Fury

Hawker Sea Hawk Hawker Sea Hawk

1947

The Sea Hawk single-seat naval fighter was designed and initially produced by Hawker Air-craft Ltd. ...

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Rolls-Royce Nene-powered research aircraft built to investigate the controllability and stability of sweptback wings at ...

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Hawker P.1052

1948

Hawker P.1052

Hawker Siddeley (De Havilland) Heron Hawker Siddeley (De Havilland) Heron

1950


Developed as a result of Australian interest in an operational fighter version of the P.1052 swept-wing ...

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Hawker P.1081

1950

Hawker P.1081

Hawker P.1072 Hawker P.1072

1950


See also: Damien Burke's Page ...

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Hawker Siddeley Hunter

1951

Hawker Siddeley Hunter

Hawker Siddeley (Avro) HS.748 Andover Hawker Siddeley (Avro) HS.748 Andover

1960

Starting life as an A. V. Roe project in 1958, the original Type 748 was ...

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In 1961, de Havilland began working on a revolutionary small business jet known as DH.125 ...

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De Havilland DH.125 / Hawker Siddeley HS.125 / BAe 125

1962

De Havilland DH.125 / Hawker Siddeley HS.125 / BAe 125

Hawker Siddeley Trident Hawker Siddeley Trident

1962

Designed by De Havilland later incorporated into Hawker Siddeley Group. First flew on January 9, 1962. ...

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The Kestrel FGA Mk 1 ground attack fighter was an operational evaluation derivative of the P.1127 ...

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Hawker Siddeley P.1127 / Kestrel

1964

Hawker Siddeley P.1127 / Kestrel

Hawker Siddeley HS-1127 Harrier Hawker Siddeley HS-1127 Harrier

1966

The Harrier family was started with the Hawker P.1127. Design began in 1957 by Sir ...

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The Nimrod has been the Royal Air Force's primary patrol bomber since replacing the Avro ...

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Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod

1967

Hawker Siddeley HS-801 Nimrod

Hawker Siddeley HS-1182 Hawk Hawker Siddeley HS-1182 Hawk

1974

Designed to replace BAC-167 "Strikemaster". First flew in 1974.

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