Low Level Fast Jet Navigation (Narrated) – Hawk T2, Royal Air Force

YOUTUBEHere’s a narration on YouTube by Tim Davies of a low-level singleton sortie in a Hawk T2 from RAF Valley. The video discusses the considerations… More information

RAF displays added to air tattoo line-up

Typhoon RAF-RC_30A4731 med1A two-ship role demo featuring BAE Systems’ Hawk T2s, a Spitfire/Typhoon ‘synchro’ display and the Red Arrows are among the list of RAF aircraft… More information

“The experience of the RAF will benefit the French Air Force”

FRENCHThe head of the French Air Force joined the RAF’s training chief to view world-leading technology that is helping to shape the fighter pilots of the future. General Denis Mercier, Chief of Staff of the French Air Force, has joined… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Worlds most sophisticated fast jet training from the RAF

hawkThe first four RAF pilots have graduated from the UK’s new advanced fast jet training course. It is a major milestone for the world’s most sophisticated fast jet training programme, which brings together the new… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Awesome Sight in the Skies over Hampshire

An awesome sight over Hampshire as the Vulcan Bomber and nine Hawks from the Red Arrows flew together for the first time since 2010. The aircraft were transiting from the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford to the Farnborough Airshow. The RAF Aerobatic Team once again demonstrating the speed, precision and agility of the Royal Air Force to the public…More information »

Set to Revolutionise RAF Flying Training

In a move which is predicted to revolutionise RAF flying training, 4 (Reserve) Sqn, based at RAF Valley, is gearing up for its first student course in Apr 12. Through a combination of synthetic training and 28 Hawk T2 aircraft, the training syllabus is considered to be world-leading. Sqn Ldr Rob Caine said: “I’ve been to Australia and the USA and seen how they train fast jet pilots and in my view we’ve leapfrogged them…More information »

Taking UK Fast Jet Training into the Future

19(Reserve) Sqn has been disbanded. Replacing it is IV(Reserve) Sqn which has been reformed to become the Hawk T2 unit to take the UK’s fast jet training forward into the future. Sqn Ldr Robin Caine, OC C Flt, IV Sqn said: “Our pilots will be ready to take on the challenges of Eurofighter Typhoon, Joint Strike Fighter and deliver air power effects whenever and wherever we are called on…More information »

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