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Offline jasT1981

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Fly Harrier - Sea Harrier restoration to flight
« on: January 06, 2020, 08:56:14 PM »
The rumours are true, a Harrier (or two) is being restored to flight. CAA approved two harriers onto the civil registry a few months back (Aug 2019). A Harrier T.8 and a Sea Harrier F/A.2. are registered to Fly Harrier Ltd of Stratford-Upon-Avon. Looks to be based out of St Athan. Not sure if true, but apparently the owners are also owners of the North Weald Gnats


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Re: Fly Harrier - Sea Harrier restoration to flight
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2020, 10:00:07 PM »
Good luck with that the way the CAA are about fast jets  ::)

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Re: Fly Harrier - Sea Harrier restoration to flight
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2020, 10:36:27 PM »
Talk seems to be they will let them fly without problem however will not allow the hover in displays

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Re: Fly Harrier - Sea Harrier restoration to flight
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2020, 12:17:46 AM »
There is at least one Sea Harrier flying in private hands in the USA, so maybe this will work, but I just hope they keep VTTS Fleming well away from it.  :-X

As for not letting it hover in displays, well that would rather defeat the purpose, and they are a long way yet from having any sort of flight, let alone a display sequence.

I for one would love to see a Harrier display at UK airshows again, so I will watch this project with interest.
« Last Edit: January 07, 2020, 12:18:25 AM by Angry Turnip »