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Old 06-13-2018, 01:34 PM   #21
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Which do you prefer with the Hunter; Intercept, ground-attack, both?

F.6, FGA 9, with/without tail-chute, with/without dog-tooth extended leading edge wing etc.

Which do you prefer with this aircraft and why?

Note, the export F.6 - Mk 58 - as used by the Swiss was fitted to carry the AIM-9...
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Old 06-13-2018, 02:06 PM   #22
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Mk50/J34 also carried Sidewinders, gets my vote, because Sweden.
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Old 06-13-2018, 02:49 PM   #23
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Currently I have quite a lot of information on the F.6 pre-leading edge extension.

I've reached out to current operators of the Hunter and also to BAE (once Hawker Aircraft, Hawker Siddeley Group, Hawker Siddeley, BAe), it is proving rather bothersome to obtain information.

One contact at BAE said they didn't know where to get that information due to it being for civi-support. Not giving up.
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Old 06-14-2018, 02:37 PM   #24
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Which do you prefer with the Hunter; Intercept, ground-attack, both?

F.6, FGA 9, with/without tail-chute, with/without dog-tooth extended leading edge wing etc.

Which do you prefer with this aircraft and why?

Note, the export F.6 - Mk 58 - as used by the Swiss was fitted to carry the AIM-9...
Looks like the Swiss version could carry guided missiles as well (I thought that was a Maverick at first, Walleye maybe?)



I don't know the context of this picture or if that's true.
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Old 06-14-2018, 02:53 PM   #25
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What a great photo, and now a sad sight near my former flying club, J-4083 became G-EGHH, now sat at Hurn, derelict.

Here, SVTONY, the same aircraft in your photo, now down the road from me;

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Old 06-19-2018, 02:04 AM   #26
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What a great photo, and now a sad sight near my former flying club, J-4083 became G-EGHH, now sat at Hurn, derelict.

Here, SVTONY, the same aircraft in your photo, now down the road from me;

Believe it or not she's actually being sold off along with Miss Demenour, ironically, the same aircraft it was stripped of parts to support in the first place.

I was very interested in purchasing Miss Demenour a few years ago, kind of hard to believe she's still for sale.
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Old 06-19-2018, 08:28 PM   #27
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Believe it or not she's actually being sold off along with Miss Demenour, ironically, the same aircraft it was stripped of parts to support in the first place.

I was very interested in purchasing Miss Demenour a few years ago, kind of hard to believe she's still for sale.
I love that it carries Hurn's designation, I wonder if they'd considered transferring it at the time as that Mk.58 shows as permanently withdrawn from service. Several entries on CAA site for it, presumably as it was on other airframes.
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