British Aerospace Hawk T1

Image Description

Flt Lt Phil Bird is the 2012 display pilot for the Hawk and is from 208 Sqn at RAF Valley. XX278 is one of two Hawk T1s (the other is XX230) in the Union Jack colour scheme 2012.

Aircraft Data

The Bae Hawk is an advanced military jet training aircraft. The Hawk is in service worldwide but primarily with the Royal Air Force, Finnish Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Canadian Forces

Summary data for British Aerospace Hawk -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
United Kingdom1974681n/a2n/a


1 x Rolls Royce Adour engine.

1 Rolls-Royce Adour Mk.951 turbofan with FADEC, 29 kN (6,500 lbf)


1x30mm ADEN cannon,Up to 6,800 lb (3,085 kg) of weapons on five hard points, including:4 AIM-9 Sidewinder or ASRAAM on wing pylons and wing-tip rails. 1,500 lb (680 kg), limited to one centreline and two wing pylons (Hawk T.1)


Dimensions for British Aerospace Hawk -
Length40 ft. 7 in.
Wing Span32 ft. 7 in.
Height13 ft. 1 in.
Empty Weight9,880 lbs.
Max Weight20,069 lbs.


Performance of British Aerospace Hawk -
Max Speed638 mph
Cruise Speed575 mph
Ceiling44,500 ft.
Normal Range1,200mi.
Max Range1,565mi.

Updated 22nd January 2009

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British Aerospace Hawk T1

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25th August 2012
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