Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Hawk 128 released to service

The latest version of the venerable BAE Hawk, the Hawk 128 will receive it's release to service with the RAF. This means the RAF can begin conversion training with the new aircraft with 28 on order. The aircraft are expected to enter service with RAF and replacing Hawk T1/1As in mid-2010. The Hawk 128, part of the MOD's AJT deal has a glass cockpit and other technologies to allow training for the RAF's latest and forthcoming jet fighters the Typhoon and F-35.

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