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Dec 14, 2012 | Daily Kos

A Hunter for two....another Hawker classic

Through the 1920s and 1930s, it had always seemed to be RAF policy to have at least two frontline fighter types available at any time, in case difficulties showed up in squadron service with one of the designs.

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Related Topix: Hawker Hunter, Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Hawker Aircraft, Hawker Hurricane, Gloster Aircraft, Gloster Meteor, Supermarine Spitfire, Supermarine Aircraft

Tue Apr 24, 2012

Daily Echo

Help needed at major museum

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help with the running of a major Hampshire museum once its revamp has been completed.

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Tue Nov 08, 2011

BBC News

Family sell rare jet for business

A rare RAF jet which has been outside a family business in Herefordshire for more than 40 years, is up for sale to help secure the future of a shop.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Supermarine Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Hawker Hunter, Hawker Aircraft

Mon Nov 07, 2011

Defense Tech

Who Wants to Buy a Rare RAF Fighter?

This old Supermarine Swift fighter is going for a little over $400,000 on eBay. The plane has been sitting exposed to the elements outside of a clothing store in the English countryside since the 1960s, accumulating who knows what kind of weather damage.

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Sun Nov 06, 2011

Daily Mail

RAF Supermarine Swift jet being auctioned on eBay for 250,000

A vintage jet aircraft with just two careful owners has been put up for sale on eBay - at a cool 250,000. The single-seater RAF plane has not been flown for more than 40 years and requires some love and attention.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Supermarine Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Hawker Hunter, Hawker Aircraft

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