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

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

Hawker Siddeley HS-1182 Hawk

 ENGINE1 x Rolls-Royce "Adour" Mk.151, 23.8kN
    Take-off weight5443 kg12000 lb
    Empty weight3379 kg7449 lb
    Wingspan9.4 m31 ft 10 in
    Length11.8 m39 ft 9 in
    Height4.1 m13 ft 5 in
    Wing area16.7 m2179.76 sq ft
    Max. speed956 km/h594 mph
    Ceiling12000 m39350 ft
    Range w/max.fuel2780 km1727 miles
 ARMAMENT1 x 30mm cannon

Hawker Siddeley HS-1182 Hawk

Ian, 29.09.2011

It speaks volumes of the Hawks efficacy that the US chose it to train its Naval Aviators over a home grown product. Very few items of foreign military hardware ever get used by them, even when they are of superior quality.

Dave DiMarchi, 16.08.2008

I flew the company demonstrator Hawk in '89. A very nice advanced trainer, albeit with a few ergonomic quirks. Much preferred over the USN's T-45 Goshawk version - 10% heavier (beefed up for carrier ops), with 10% less power....do the math.

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