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Flight schedule DHHF


2017 / 2018

Press releas DHHF :
Hunters of the Dutch Hawker Hunter Foundation will fly again!
Now that the Civil Aviation Authority has lifted the flight ban for British registered Hawker Hunter jet fighters, set after the crash
with an English Hunter T7 (G-BXFI) at the Shoreham Airshow in August 2015, as of today, July 6, 2017, DHHF will again fly with her
both Hunters G-KAXF/N-294 F.6A and the G-BWGL/N-321 T.8C. Initially, the accent will be placed on the aircraft in optimal condition
of the classic fighter jets. Therefore, they will depart from Leeuwarden this summer from their home base at St Athan, Wales, UK, for
a number of inspections and adjustments. In the autumn, the aircraft will return to Leeuwarden Airport, from which they will regularly
make further test and training flights.

Everything is aimed at both devices being fully deployed in 2018 for participation in domestic and international airshows.



Logbook Movements Hawker Hunter DHHF


05.07.2015 FlyBy Good cause Rally 2015 Twente
05.07.2015 G-KAXF/N-294 F.6A HAWKER2 Dep./Arr. FlyBy Good cause Rally 2015 Twente
05.07.2015 G-BWGL/N-321 T.8C HAWKER1 Dep./Arr. FlyBy Good cause Rally 2015 Twente



30-06-2012-->Veterans day 2012
G-BWGL/N321 Hawker Hunter T.8C HAWKER02 Flyby The Hague veterans day 2012

26-06-2010-->Veterans day 2010
G-KAXF/N294 Hawker Hunter F.6A HAWKER01 Flyby The Hague veterans day 2010

 


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30-05-2007
G-BWGL/N321 Hawker Hunter T.8C HUNTER22 Local trainings flight

Hawker Hunter

The Hawker Hunter was a British fighter of the fifties. The fighter has an arrow-shaped wing, one engine and a raised tail.
The flight characteristics of the Hunter described as: versatile, robust and reliable. The top speed of the Hunter is around
the sound barrier (1158 kilometers per hour) and can break this into a nosedive.

The Dutch Hawker Hunter Foundation DHHF

The Dutch Hawker Hunter Foundation (DHHF) was founded in 2005 by a number of aircraft enthusiasts with the aim,
the Hawker Hunter as a flying monument and classic back to the Fighter bring in Dutch airspace.
An initiative that is supported by the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
The Hunter is flown by a small team of active and former air force pilots, and maintenance is done by experienced
volunteers. The military and civil authorities have DHHF granted permission to fly in pursuit of its objectives with
the Hawker Hunter from Leeuwarden Air Base. The board members of DHHF are:
Age Offringa (former CEO Friesland Bank), Jorrit Volkers (Head of Deloitte Northern Netherlands),
Andre Olijslager (former CEO Friesland Dairy Foods) and Gert "Barney" Booij
(former squadron commander and former commander Leeuwarden Air Base). The acquisition and use of the Hunter are
funded by contributions from private and corporate sponsors.

The two Hawker Hunters G-BWGL and the G-KAXF which the Foundation has purchased, are equipped with
authentic Dutch colors and with the registration number "N-321" and the "N-294" stationed at Leeuwarden Air Base;
former homebase of 3 Hawker Hunter squadrons.
Every year there are a limited number flight hours for flying with the two Hunters.
These could include: Open Days of the Royal Netherlands Air Force and various aviation demonstrations at home and abroad.
In addition, the necessary training and test flights are flown.

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