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HHA Fleet

Post by DaleRFU » Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:34 pm

Does anybody know the HHA fleet serials please? I'm after only flying examples if possible.

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by EGVP » Fri Jul 27, 2018 4:39 pm

Depending on how you define "flying"...

ZZ190 Hunter F.58
ZZ191 Hunter F.58

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by Kurnass » Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:19 pm

ZZ194 is not active anymore?

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by roughcutter » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:38 am

In a similar vein, does anyone know where the HHA fleet are likely to relocate following the closure of RAF Scampton?
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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by reaper493 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:04 pm

Popped up to Scampton today, the Buccaneer, F4 and Sukhoi were all parked out and viewable from the 04 end. All had covers on over the Cockpits. They were parked on the HHA apron (near point g on thunder and lightning guide).

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by Off Airways » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:09 pm

... and a quick visit this afternoon for the SU-22 saw the following outside.

37+89 F-4F
98+14 SU-22
J-4110 Hunter F58
XX885 Bucaneer

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by baz1 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:39 am

just heard Scampton 33 land presume hunter??

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by reaper493 » Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:37 pm

Yep,

Reported elsewhere as ZZ191 out on an air test after maintenance.

Also seen that HHA have acquired a new hunter twin seater.
Rare Hawker Hunter from Brazil arrives in the United Kingdom

Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd. (HHA) at RAF Scampton has come into possession of former Embraer flight-test chase plane Hunter T72 PP-XHH.

Although the newcomer has not officially been announced by the HHA, the dual seat Hunter was noted in one of the hangars at Scampton on 4 September 2018.

Founded in 2000 and based at Scampton, HHA jets are flown & maintained by former Royal Air Force, Royal Navy & Test Pilot personnel familiar with both trials management and the latest NATO training, systems and operational requirements.

Still wearing civil colours, hopefully the former Chilean Air Force (and Embraer) Hunter will receive a smart livery and a semi military serial like the HHA's two airworthy examples ZZ190 and ZZ191.

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by GhostFlight91 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:42 am

ZZ191 seen yesterday after her engine runs 03.10.18

ImageHawker Siddeley Hunter F.MK.58 ZZ191 - Hawker Hunter Aviation - RAF Scampton by Luke Webster, on Flickr

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by Amp » Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:13 am

Amazing scheme on that Hunter.

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by arch » Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:22 pm

Does anyone know if Hunter T72 ex PP-XHH has been noted outside since its arrival at Scampton ??

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by Blackcat1 » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:30 pm

How often do the Hunters fly? Do they deploy to Europe much for DACT?
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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by sschofield » Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:16 am

arch wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:22 pm
Does anyone know if Hunter T72 ex PP-XHH has been noted outside since its arrival at Scampton ??
It was dismantled (wings and fin separated) when we went around late last year, don't know how quickly they were planning on getting it back into one piece?

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by arch » Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:22 am

Thanks Stu

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by jagmadandy » Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:12 pm

The T.72 won't emerge from the hangar as PP-XHH it will be in it's new guise as a current military registered Hunter when it eventually does. The Hunters fly once or twice a month at current for currency requirements and do not currently deploy to Europe for DACT purposes.

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by Graham » Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:02 pm

PP-XHH noted outside pm wearing military serial XE688...believe a part of this frame was used in it's conversion to a twin stick many years ago so it would appear to have taken up this identity.

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by GAFJindivik » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:30 am

Just curious. How active is Scampton with the Reds being overseas? Do the Hunters from HHA fly regularly (are they involved with Cobra Warrior in any way?)?

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by reaper493 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:33 am

Scampton is notamed closed 3rd to 16th September.

There has been the odd Cranwell visitor in the past few weeks, but that about all.

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by EGVP » Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:34 am

Graham wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:02 pm
PP-XHH noted outside pm wearing military serial XE688...believe a part of this frame was used in it's conversion to a twin stick many years ago so it would appear to have taken up this identity.
According to my database and UK Serials it was XE704 that became PP-XHH (via J-736 with the Chilean Air Force).

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Re: HHA Fleet

Post by Graham » Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:14 am

That is correct but the centre section of XE688 was used in it's rebuild prior to it's conversion into a twin seat, anyway that was painted on the aircraft on Thursday so looks like it will be flying soon.

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