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Hawker Hunter T.68 Military Trainer Aircraft

The Hawker Hunter T.68 was a side-by-side two seat training jet aircraft built for the Swiss Air Force in early 1976. The Hunter T.68 was not a new build aircraft, they were second hand Hawker Hunter F Mk.50 fighters which had been originally supplied to the Swedish Air Force in 1956 which were purchased back by Hawker as surplus in 1970, the aircraft were almost identical to the RAF's Hawker Hunter F.4 fighter.

Hawker Hunter T.68 Military Trainer Plane


It is of note that the 1958 Hawker Hunter T7 was almost identical  to the T.68 having been converted from redundant RAF Hawker Hunter F4 fighters.

Hawker Hunter T.68 Trainer Specifications:
  • Crew: Instructor and student pilot
  • Length: 13.98m (45ft 10in)
  • Wingspan: 10.26m (33ft 8in)
  • Height: 4.01m (13ft 2in)
  • Engine: Single 8,050 lb thrust Rolls-Royce Avon 122 R.A.21 axial flow turbojet
  • Maximum Speed: 690mph (Mach 0.92) at 36,000 ft
  • Service ceiling: 15,240m (50,000ft)
  • Empty weight: 13,360 lb
  • Loaded weight: 17,200 lb
  • Range: 713km (443 miles)

J-4206 to HB-RVV

The Swiss Air Force Hawker Hunter T.68 trainer J-4206 depicted on this page was withdrawn from active service and stored in 1994, it was then sold to a private owner in 2001 registered as HB-RVV.

Hunter T.68 Trainer
Swiss Hawker Hunter Trainer

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