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BRITISH AEROSPACE Hawk

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HAWK
Aircraft
Name Hawk
Manufacturer BRITISH AEROSPACE
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Medium
APC C
Type code L1J
Engine Jet
Engine count Single
Position In fuselage
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 3


Manufacturered as:

BAE SYSTEMS T-45 Goshawk
BAE SYSTEMS Hawk
BAE SYSTEMS Goshawk
BAE SYSTEMS CT-155 Hawk
BAE SYSTEMS AUSTRALIA Hawk
BOEING Goshawk
BOEING T-45 Goshawk
BRITISH AEROSPACE T-45 Goshawk
BRITISH AEROSPACE Hawk
BRITISH AEROSPACE Goshawk
DENEL Hawk
F+W EMMEN Hawk
HAWKER SIDDELEY Hawk
HINDUSTAN Hawk
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS T-45 Goshawk
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS Goshawk
VALMET Hawk


BRITISH AEROSPACE Hawk

BRITISH AEROSPACE Hawk BRITISH AEROSPACE Hawk 3D

Description

Advanced trainer and light attack fighter. In service since 1976. Successful trainer family for the past 25 years. Development began by HAWKER SIDDELEY. Built in many versions:

  • MK 50 first export version,
  • MK 60 (mainly used as trainer) with more powerful engine and improved wings, and for ground attack,
  • two seater Hawk 100 with further more powerful engine, revised wings and extended nose.
  • Ultimate single seat version Hawk 200.
  • T-45 Goshawk improved, stretched licence development by McDonnell Douglas (now BOEING) for US Navy.

Size variety:

  • Hawk 100: Wingspan 9,94 m, Length 11,68 m.
  • Hawk 200: Length 11,34 m, Height 4,13 m. Max Mach 0.91

Technical Data

Wing span 9.39 m30.807 ft
Length 11.68 m38.32 ft
Height 4.16 m13.648 ft
Powerplant Series:
  • 50: 1 x 23.6kN R-R Turboméca RT172-06-11 Adour 151 turbofan.
  • 60: 1 x 25,4kN R-R Adour 861 turbofan.
  • 100: 1 x 26,6kN R-R Adour 900 turbofan.
  • 200: 1 x 26,0kN R-R Pegasus MK 105 turbofan.
  • T-45: 1 x 26kN Turboméca F405-RR-401 turbofan.
Engine model Rolls-Royce Pegasus, Rolls-Royce/Turbomeca Adour

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 560 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 550 m ROC 11800 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.88 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 524 m
MTOW 85008,500 kg
8.5 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL500 ROD ft/min APC C
WTC M Range 781781 nm
1,446,412 m
1,446.412 km
4,745,446.198 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving HAWK

  • HAWK, vicinity Bournemouth, UK 2011 (On 20 August 2011, a RAF Aerobatic Team Hawk failed to complete a formation break to land near Bournemouth and the aircraft flew into the ground, destroying the aircraft and killing the pilot. The subsequent Inquiry concluded that the pilot had become semi conscious as the result of the sudden onset of G-induced impairment characterised as A-LOC. It was found that the manoeuvre as flown was not radically different to usual and that the context for the accident was to be found in a range of organisational failures in risk management.)