HB-RVP J-4205
HB-RVP (J-4205) departs St Stephan, at Hunterfest 2008 (Hunter 50 years anniversary) © Urs Stoller 2009

swisshunters.info

A Database of the 160 Hawker Hunters of the Swiss Air Force 1958-2014







ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO MAJOR CONTRIBUTORS

Grateful thanks for inspiration and content must go firstly to
OLIVIER BORGEAUD, PETER GUNTI and PETER LEWIS for their definitive history hunter - ein jäger für die schweiz (see this book here: www.goatworks.com) (Hunter Verein Interlaken, 1997, ISBN 3-85545-840-5) Also to PETER GUNTI & PETER LEWIS for swiss hunter (see this book here: www.goatworks.com) (Sentinel Aerospace Ltd, 1994, ISBN 0-9523572-0-8)
...and especially to PETER LEWIS - of Alpine Air Support GmbH, Zürich (www.alpine.aero) - for permission to use material from those books, and for his help and encouragement throughout

Also to STEFAN WEBER for his Hunter Directory
DAVID LOCKSPEISER for pointing me in the right direction
RAY DEACON for essential contact information and his excellent book Hawker Hunter - Fifty Golden Years (Vogelsang Publications, 2001, ISBN 0-9540666-0-X)

MARY B of Grand Rapids, Michigan, for introducing me to the wonders of CSS

...and GRAHAM CURTIS for correcting many of my entries, and supplying new data

Many thanks also to other contributors:
Peter Abbott; Col Tariq Abu-Nowar; Toshiro Aoki; Johnny Baines; Mick Bajcar; Trevor Bartlett; Adrian Batchelor; Laurent Baudillon; Kevin Bell; John Bennett; Roland Bienz; Pete Booker; Patric Borg; Fred Bosch; Keith Bradley; Flavien Breitenmoser; Katie Broady; Damien Burke; Steve Burland; George Canciani; Philippe Cantinaux; Cele; Robert A Cerutti; Nick Challoner; Simon Chapman; Shaun Connor; Olivier Cortot; Howard J Curtis; Alfred Damen; Andy Davey; Trevor Davies; Joop de Groot; Joost de Wit; Tino Dietsche; Michael Elliot; Henrik Elstorp; Fergal Goodman; Roger Griffiths; David Guignard; Bob Guilford; John Harlow; Urs Harnisch; Willy Henderickx; Don Hewins; Thomas P Hofer; Charlie Hugo; David Ilott; Dirk Jansens; Stuart Jessup; Alan Johnson; Jan Jørgensen; E J van Konigsveld; Erik Gjørup Kristensen; Martin Kyburz; Garry Lakin; Philippe Le Pallec; Ueli Leutert; Andy Lewis; Chris Lofting; André Lortie & John Lusa (Lortie Aviation Inc); PRM; Tony Marlow; Theo Matti; Gianfranco Mauri; Alan McKnight; Gert Jan Mentink; Jeff Middleton; Glen Moreman; Rainer Mueller; Pascal Murer; murmeldeier; Paul Nann; Jesper Nielsen; Martin Oertle; OFMC Limited; Stefano Ortelli; Chris Parsons; Gary Parsons; Bruce Perkins; Brian Pickering (MAP); Mathias Potulski; Anders Presterud; Hugh Ramsay; Glyn Ramsden; Stephen John Rendle; Glenn Rimmer; Yves Rossy; Loïs Ruffieux; Paul Ruppeiner; Mark Russell; Les Sarjeant; Kurt Saxkjaer; Robert Schoeberl; Henk Schuitemaker; Arno Scopelliti; Steve Screech; Andrew Semon; Kevin Slade; Russ Smith; Eric Sommer; Urs Stoller; Miloslav Storoska; Takahiro Suzuki; Baldur Sveinsson; Szolnok Aviation Museum; Martin Thöni; Nicola Tresin; Walter Van Bel; Ad Vercruijsse; Charlie Verrall; Robin A Walker; Marcel Walter; Christian Waser; Neil Watkin; Pete Webber; Mick West; Jonathon Whaley; Ron Wheeldon; Julian Whitelaw; John Wickenden; Graham Wickens; Spencer Wilmot




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Individual Aircraft Profiles

X Scrapped
W Written off (damaged/destroyed) last non-SAF serial
A Active/airworthy current serial
P Preserved/on display
S Stored/dismantled

FIRST CONTRACT, 1958:
Contract signed in Geneva 31Jan58, contract value £13m
FMk58 : J-4001 to J-4100 (100 aircraft)
J-4001 to J-4012 new ex-RAF, remainder new-build
Ferried to Switzerland 3rd April 1958 to 1st April 1960

J-4001 P
J-4002 W
J-4003 P
J-4004 W
J-4005 W
J-4006 A N334AX
J-4007 P
J-4008 X
J-4009 X
J-4010 S
J-4011 X
J-4012 X
J-4013 S
J-4014 W
J-4015 P
J-4016 W
J-4017 W
J-4018 P
J-4019 X
J-4020 S
J-4021 A G-HHAC
J-4022 P
J-4023 X
J-4024 W
J-4025 S G-BWKC/712
J-4026 P
J-4027 A N336AX
J-4028 W
J-4029 P
J-4030 A N324AX
J-4031 A N332AX
J-4032 S
J-4033 X
J-4034 W
J-4035 P N159AM
J-4036 W/X
J-4037 X
J-4038 X
J-4039 W/X
J-4040 A HB-RVS
J-4041 P
J-4042 W
J-4043 W
J-4044 X
J-4045 P
J-4046 W
J-4047 X
J-4048 X
J-4049 X
J-4050 S
J-4051 W
J-4052 X
J-4053 X
J-4054 X
J-4055 W
J-4056 W
J-4057 P
J-4058 A ZZ191
J-4059 A ZU-AVC
J-4060 A C-GZIC
J-4061 W N58MX
J-4062 S
J-4063 P
J-4064 A HB-RVQ
J-4065 P
J-4066 A ZZ190
J-4067 P
J-4068 S
J-4069 W
J-4070 P
J-4071 W
J-4072 A N331AX
J-4073 A C-FRHU
J-4074 W
J-4075 S 843
J-4076 A N321AX
J-4077 P
J-4078 P
J-4079 W
J-4080 A N326AX
J-4081 A G-HHAF
J-4082 A SE-DXM
J-4083 S G-EGHH
J-4084 W
J-4085 P
J-4086 A HB-RVU
J-4087 A N322AX
J-4088 W
J-4089 A N337AX
J-4090 A N330AX
J-4091 S/A N335AX
J-4092 W
J-4093 PX
J-4094 P
J-4095 A N325AX
J-4096 X
J-4097 A C-GZIB
J-4098 P
J-4099 P
J-4100 P

SECOND CONTRACT, 1971:
FMk58A : J-4101 to J-4130 (30 aircraft)
Refurbished, delivered overland to Switzerland 7th December 1971 to 13th April 1973

J-4101 A N323AX
J-4102 X
J-4103 A N327AX
J-4104 A G-PSST
J-4105 W N329AX
J-4106 X
J-4107 P
J-4108 X
J-4109 X
J-4110 S/A G-HHAG
J-4111 X
J-4112 X
J-4113 W
J-4114 X
J-4115 X
J-4116 X
J-4125 X
J-4126 X
J-4127 X
J-4128 X
J-4129 X
J-4130 W
 
 

THIRD CONTRACT, 1973:
FMk58A : J-4131 to J-4152 (22 aircraft)
Refurbished, delivered overland to Switzerland 10th January 1974 to February 1975

J-4149 X
J-4150 X
J-4151 W
J-4152 P
 
 

FOURTH CONTRACT, 1974:
TMk68 : J-4201 to J-4208 (8 aircraft)
Refurbished, new-build front sections, delivered overland to Switzerland 2nd August 1974 to 3rd June 1975

J-4201 A HB-RVR
J-4202 A ZU-HUN
J-4203 A HB-RVW
J-4204 P
J-4205 A HB-RVP
J-4206 A HB-RVV
J-4207 W
J-4208 A C-FUKW


FIRST CONTRACT, JANUARY 1958:
100 AIRCRAFT, Mk58 SPECIFICATION : J-4001 to J-4100
J-4001 to J-4012 new ex-RAF, remainder new-build
Ferried to Switzerland 3rd April 1958 to 1st April 1960

J-4001 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no: HABL/41H/674038
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679911
First flight 27Jan56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Original serial XE536,
delivered to no5 Maintenance Unit (Kemble) 23Feb56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 29Mar58, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Delivered to Emmen 03Apr58, Pilot: Hans Häfliger
The 517-mile delivery flight took 54 minutes,
at an average speed of 575mph

Delivered to squadron 12Apr58
Served with SAF Squadrons: 7, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
KAWEST
Hours logged: 2541.17, landings: 1330
Out of service (and final flight) 16Dec94 at Dübendorf,
Pilot Major Konrad Brändli
...the last Swiss Hunter operational flight,
by the first Swiss Hunter

Stripped to bare aluminium and perfectly repainted by Alfred Genther, BAMF (Swiss Logistics Command) paint specialist, at Dübendorf. Aircraft returned to its original early 1960s condition, without braking parachute or KAWEST (Kampfwertsteigerung = Increased Operational Performance) modifications.
Displayed at Fliegermuseum Dübendorf, Aug 2002
Google Earth coordinates: 47 23'51.04N,8 37'55.97E

Links:
Flieger Flab Museum, Dübendorf
Flieger Flab Museum Panorama of Exhibition Hall


J-4001 A set of pictures from Les Sarjeant of the original ferry flight from England to Emmen in April 1958
J4001 (Verlag Arthur Baur)
J4001 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4001 (Gordon Williams)


J-4002 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679908
First flight 12Jan56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Original serial XE533, delivered to no5MU Kemble 04Feb56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 14Jun58, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Delivered to Emmen 23Jul58, Pilot:#
Delivered to squadron 25Jul58
Served with SAF Squadrons: 11 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 1285.06, landings:#

27Mar74
Dead-stick landing at Alpnach after engine failure, following exercise at Alpnachersee. Aircraft repaired after taking safety net, and undercarriage collapse.
Pilot Georges Dulex

07Apr76
Training flight from Dübendorf AFB: Loss of orientation after canopy misted, crashed near Ehrikon, Kanton Zürich
Pilot Lt Roland Gygax (UeG Fl St 11)†



J-4003 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679916
First flight 09Feb56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Original serial XE541, delivered to no5MU Kemble 23Feb56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 09Jul58, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 13Oct58, Pilot:#
Delivered to squadron 13Oct58
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 7, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2700.27, landings: 1506
Out of service: 31Dec94, BAMF Payerne AFB

BABLW (Bundesamt für Betriebe der Luftwaffe - Federal Office, Air Force Operations), Payerne AFB
Preserved by Musée de l'Aviation Militaire de Payerne "Clin d'ailes"
Google Earth coordinates: 46 50'46.16N,6 54'57.26E

J-4003 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4003 (Marcel Walter)
J-4003 (Joop de Groot)
J-4003 (Stuart Jessup)
J-4003 at Payerne (David Guignard)
J-4003 (Flavien Breitenmoser)
J-4003 (Keith Bradley)
J-4003 (Andy Davey)


J-4004 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679917
First flight 02Feb56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Original serial XE542, delivered to no5MU Kemble 14Feb56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: Sep58#, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 20Sep58, Pilot: Hans Häfliger
Not delivered to squadron
Hours logged: 3.34, landings:#

08Oct58
Compressor blade failure en route Interlaken - Emmen, during pre-delivery test flight.
Pilot attempted unsuccessfully to glide to airstrip at Thun, aircraft crashed into orchard at Schwendibach, region Steffisburg, Kanton Bern.
Pilot Hptm Weber (KTA) ejected safely.
HAL replaced engine, but not airframe.

First Hunter loss for Swiss Air Force


J-4005 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679904
First flight 25Dec55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Original serial XE529, delivered to no5MU Kemble 17Jan56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 25Jul58, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 25Sep58, Pilot:#
Delivered to squadron 13Oct58
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
Hours logged: 71.33, landings:#

25Oct60
Interlaken to Meiringen, double-patrol firing training exercise: Engine/hydraulic failure on approach to Meiringen, overspeed emergency landing. Pilot attempted to save aircraft, rather than eject. Aircraft broke up after repeated heavy contact with runway, and braking chute failure
Pilot Wm André Ruchat, Fl St 5 †



J-4006 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679902
First flight 29Dec55, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Original serial XE527, delivered to no19MU St Athan 11Jan56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 26Jul58, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 02Oct58, Pilot:#
Delivered to squadron 14Oct58
Served with SAF Squadrons:15, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2514.33, landings:1274
Out of service: 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

Ferried Emmen-Lyneham UK 12Jun95, Pilot: Hanspeter Suter
Transported by CAF Hercules to Canada

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Hamilton, Ontario

2004
Placed on loan to the Northern Lights Hawker Hunter demonstration team

26Mar10
Aquired by Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Serial N334AX
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)


Many online sources quote an incorrect c/n of 41H/679904 for this aircraft. That c/n belonged to J-4005, see previous entry

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J4006 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J4006 (Andrew Semon)
J4006/N334AX (Kevin Bell)


J-4007 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679923#
First flight 14Feb56, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Original serial XE545, delivered to no5MU Kemble #
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 27Aug58, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 03Oct58, Pilot:#
Delivered to squadron 16Oct58
Served with SAF Squadrons: 7, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2693.41, landings:1289
Out of service: 16Dec93, Interlaken AFB

Acquired by HUVER (Hunterverein Interlaken) 10Jun95
Active aircraft

2006 Aircraft not active
Google Earth coordinates, HUVER: 46 30'1.68N,7 24'13.64E

Link:
HUVER Hunterverein Interlaken
J4007 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J4007 (Urs Stoller)
J4007 (FlSt7/Reto Seipel)
J4007 (Joop de Groot)
J4007 (Joop de Groot)
J4007 (Joop de Groot)


J-4008 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
First true production FMk6, Hawker trials aircraft
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679901
First flight 11Oct55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Original serial XE526, delivered to no5MU Kemble 11Jan56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 08Sep58, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 30Oct58, Pilot:#
Delivered to squadron 15Dec58
Served with SAF Squadrons:20 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2690.14, landings:1541
Out of service: 29Aug94, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped, Interlaken

J4008 (Peter Lewis)
J4008 (Joop de Groot)


J-4009 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679903
First flight 28Dec55, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Original serial XE528, delivered to no5MU Kemble 17Jan56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 09Sep58, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 08Nov58, Pilot:#
Delivered to squadron 02Dec58
Served with SAF Squadrons: 2, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2560.33, landings:1474
Out of service: 17Feb94, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped, Interlaken

J4009 (Peter Lewis)
J4009 (Joop de Groot)


J-4010 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679929
First flight 29Feb56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Original serial XE554, delivered to no19MU St Athan 08Mar56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
First flight as Mk58: 09Sep58, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Flown to Kloten 10Nov58, Pilot: Manfred Brennwald
Delivered to squadron 05Dec58
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2523.25, landings:1346
10May94 Buochs AFB, simulated crash exercise (controlled landing gear collapse, pilot Capt Rudolf Wattinger)
Aircraft taken out of service.

Zivilschutz (Civil Defence) at Wangen an der Aare. Dismantled.

10Nov58 (Delivery flight UK - Emmen, Manfred Brennwald, test pilot GRD) Aircraft diverted to Kloten (Zürich) due to bad visibility. Landed with 50 litres of fuel, enough for about 40 seconds full-throttle running

J4006 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J4006 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)


J-4011 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679930
First flight 15Feb56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Original serial XE555, delivered to no5MU Kemble 14Mar56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
Sold to SAF 01Apr58
First flight as Mk58: 22Sep58, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 14Dec58 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 19Dec58
Served with SAF Squadrons:2 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2407.56, landings:1398
Out of service: 14Oct93, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped, Interlaken

J4011 (Joop de Groot)


J-4012 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679928
First flight 28Feb56, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Original serial XE553, delivered to no5MU Kemble 26Mar56
(RAF, new aircraft pending squadron allocation)
Modified by HAL 1957 to Mk58 specification
Sold to SAF 10Apr58
First flight as Mk58: 04Dec58, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 12Dec58 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 17Jan59
Served with SAF Squadrons:18 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2404.09, landings:1465
Out of service: 18Nov93, Interlaken AFB
Dismantled for spares

Remainder scrapped, Interlaken 1995

Pictures from Marcel Walter of J-4012 undergoing a battle-damage repair exercise at St Stephan in November 1993, before her final flight to Interlaken
J4012 (Robin A Walker)
J-4012 (Ad Vercruijsse)

J-4013 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE01
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691761
First flight at Dunsfold 07Dec58, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 16Jun59 Pilot: #
Handed over to KTA Emmen 13Dec61 (not in squadron service)
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Out of GRD service 23Nov95
Out of service 03Jan96, Buochs AFB, BAMF res
Hours logged: 1165.19, landings:660
Used by KTA/GRD as experimental aircraft

KTA = Kriegstechnischen Abteilung (Technical War Department)
later became GRD = Gruppe für Rüstungsdienste (Technical Evaluation Unit)

Special paint scheme, orange/blue gentian motif to underside
First new-build FMk58

Privately owned (Max Dätwyler & Co, Langenthal). (Dismantled)

J-4013 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4013 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4013 GRD at Emmen (Urs Harnisch)


J-4014 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE02
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691762
First flight at Dunsfold 06Dec58, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 15Jan59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 01Sep60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 11 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 400.10, landings:665

18Apr68
Collision with terrain at Axalp (Kanton Bern) during photo-demoflight
Pilot Hptm Paul Birrer (Kommandant Fl St 11) †
Oblt Ernst Saxer (Fl St 10, photographer on ground) †
Another person on ground, minor injuries



J-4015 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE03
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691763
First flight at Dunsfold 01Jan59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 17Feb59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 21Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 3, 5, 7, 11, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964

Experimental green/white winter camouflage applied at Dübendorf, Dec74-Feb75 (Fliegerstaffel 11)

Sep94 Aircraft decorated as Graffity-Hunter following Fliegerstaffel 20's last refresher course. Artwork used 160 spray-cans, and was carried out by Zürich artists Dave Gartmann and Patrick Berger

Hours logged: 2700.37, landings:1496
Out of service 16Dec94
Last flight Meiringen - Mollis 11May95, Pilot Major Konrad Brändli

Displayed at Hunter Verein Glarus, Mollis AFB
Google Earth coordinates: 47 4'42.60N,9 3'58.38E

Link:
Hunterverein Mollis Home of the Graffity-Hunter
J4015 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J4015 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J4015 (Joop de Groot)
J4015 (Joop de Groot)
J4015 Graffiti (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J4015 Graffiti (Marcel Walter)


J-4016 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE04
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691764
First flight at Dunsfold 31Dec58, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 05Feb59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 18Feb59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2023.30, landings:408

08Mar84
Mid-air collision with J-4055 during combat training:
Aircraft crashed into wood near Ärnihofs, Werthenstein, Ebnet-Wolhusen (Kanton Luzern)
Pilot Asp. Fw Hanspeter Stricker (Fl St 21) ejected safely



J-4017 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE05
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691765
First flight at Dunsfold 15Jan59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 16Feb59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15, 20 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2075.52, landings:700

02Jul86
Collision with terrain during ground attack,
Bellelay, Kanton Bern
Pilot Lt Olivier Benz (UeG Fl St 15) †

J4017 (Trevor Bartlett)

J-4018 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE06
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691766
First flight at Dunsfold 28Jan59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 23Feb59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 19Mar59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 2 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2398.02, landings:991
Out of service (last flight) 19Aug92, Interlaken AFB
Pilot Hptm Bruno Weibel

Handed over to BAMF Interlaken 10Jun95
On outdoor display at Interlaken AFB,
maintained by Hunterverein Interlaken

Spring 2002:
Acquired by RUAG Aerospace Interlaken
Aircraft repainted and displayed outside the RUAG premises on the airfield at Interlaken
Google Earth coordinates: 46 40'08.33N,7 52'33.30E

J-4018 (Ad Vercruijsse)
J4018 (Peter Lewis)
J4018 (Joop de Groot)
J4018 (Joop de Groot)
J4018 RUAG (Urs Stoller)
J-4018 at Interlaken (Andy Davey)


J-4019 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE07
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691767
First flight at Dunsfold 15Jan59, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Delivered to Dübendorf 23Feb59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 28Feb59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2391.10, landings:1169
Out of service 14Jul92, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped, Interlaken 23Jul92

J4019 (Joop de Groot)


J-4020 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE08
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/691768
First flight at Dunsfold 04Feb59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 09Mar59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 27May59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2676.19, landings:1292
Out of service 07Dec94, Dübendorf AFB
Last flight Emmen - Dübendorf 07Apr95, Pilot Hanspeter Hulliger

29Mar96, static display, UeG Dübendorf AFB
UeG = Überwachungsgeschwader (Surveillance Wing)

Aug91 Wings replaced (from J-4028)
Stored at Dübendorf

J4020 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J4020 (Glyn Ramsden)


J-4021 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE09
Forward Fuselage no:S4/4H-694117
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/694926 (41H/691770?)#
First flight at Dunsfold 19Feb59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Kloten 18Mar59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 04Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2769, landings:1401
Out of service #16Dec94, Emmen AFB
19Sep95 Ferry flight Emmen - Cambridge UK, Pilot Martin Escher

Historic Flyers Ltd, End airfield, Essex UK (Mr Timothy Routsis)
Old Flying Machine Co, Duxford UK (Ray Hanna), serial G-BWIU
Active aircraft
2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation), serial G-HHAC

Link:
HHA Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd
J-4021 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4021 (Joop de Groot)
J4021 (Garry Lakin)
J4021 (Steve Screech)
J4021 (Gordon Williams)
J4021 (Tony Marlow)


J-4022 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE10
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697389
First flight at Dunsfold 19Feb59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 02Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 21Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2545.43, landings:1175
Out of service #16Dec94, Emmen AFB
11Jul95, Ferry flight Emmen - Dübendorf

27Jul95, Ferry flight Dübendorf - Szolnok AFB Museum, Ungarn, Hungary
Pilot Tony Wirz
Google Earth coordinates: 47 7'51.35N,20 13'12.19E

Link:
Szolnok AFB Museum
J4022 (Joop de Groot)
J4022 (Joop de Groot)
J4022 (Szolnok Museum)


J-4023 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE11
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:41H/697390
First flight at Dunsfold 19Feb59, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Delivered to Kloten 10Mar59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 04Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2860.11 landings:1567
Out of service #04May94

Scrapped, Meiringen AFB

J-4023 was the most active of all the Swiss Hunters, with the highest logged hours and highest landings total

J4023 (Garry Lakin)
J4023 (Joop de Groot)


J-4024 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE12
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697391
First flight at Dunsfold 18Feb59, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Delivered to Emmen 25Mar59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 309.08, landings:#

25Mar65
Emmen AFB: Destroyed by fire during static engine ground run.
Onboard mechanic injured.



J-4025 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE13
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697394
First flight at Dunsfold 23Feb59, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Delivered to Emmen 23Mar59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 27Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2470.01, landings:1431
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

20Jul95 ferried Emmen - Fairford UK, Pilot Rudolf Wattinger
22Jul95 handed over to RAF Benevolent Fund, RAF Fairford UK
12Oct95 ferried Fairford - Bournemouth UK (Jet Heritage/Falcon Aviation)
Bournemouth Hurn Airport: RV Aviation Ltd, Royal Jordanian Air Force Historic Flight

Active aircraft, serial G-BWKC (Jordanian serial 712)

2009
Grounded, in storage (Jordan)

J-4025 (Ad Vercruijsse)
J4025 (Peter Lewis)
J4025 (Garry Lakin)
J4025 (Joop de Groot)
J-4025 (Walter Van Bel)
J4025 (Steve Burland)


J-4026 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no:XE14
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:(HABL003207?)#
First flight at Dunsfold 04Mar59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 03Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 24Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2550.15, landings:1195
Out of service #28Nov94, Emmen AFB

30May95 ferried Emmen - Basel, Pilot Toni Locher

Owner: Werner von Arx, Riehen, Switzerland.
Aircraft is part of a private collection, in a hanger on the general aviation area of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg

Link:
The Collection of Werner von Arx


J-4026 July 1995 Pictures from Thomas P Hofer of J-4026, shortly before entering Werner von Arx's Private Collection at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg
J-4026 (John Bennett)
J4026 (Joop de Groot)
J4026 (John Wickenden)
J4026 (Joop de Groot)


J-4027 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE15
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:41H/697393
First flight at Dunsfold 04Mar59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 08Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 29Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1, 20 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2591.08, landings:1103
Out of service #16Dec94, Emmen AFB

15Nov95 ferried Emmen - Oslo - Bodo N, Pilot Ferdinand Meyer
Royal Norwegian Air Force Museum, Bodo

03Nov10
Acquired by Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
ACTIVE AIRCRAFT serial N336AX
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J4027 (H Prisi)
J-4027 (Shaun Connor)
J4027 (Joop de Groot)


J-4028 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE16
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:41H/697395
First flight at Dunsfold 13Mar59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 14Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 27Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2303.45, landings:1046

12Aug91
Birdstrike, emergency landing at Payerne AFB
Heavy damage. Wings re-used on J-4020, remainder scrapped at Interlaken AFB

J4028 (Mick Bajcar)
J-4028 (Shaun Connor)
J-4028 (Trevor Davies)
J-4028 Patrouille Suisse (George Canciani)
J4028 (John Wickenden)


J-4029 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE17
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:41H/697396
First flight at Dunsfold 04Mar59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 26Mar59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 21Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2474.02, landings:1438
Out of service #16Dec94, Emmen AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen - Lyneham UK, Pilot Thomas Bucher
Disassembled, transported by CAF Hercules to Canada
Royal Canadian Air Force Memorial Museum, Trenton, Ontario

Link:
National Air Force Museum of Canada
J4029 (Peter Lewis)
J4029 (Andrew Semon)
J4029 (Andrew Semon)
J-4029 (Pete Webber)


J-4030 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE18
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697397
First flight at Dunsfold 07Mar59, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Delivered to Emmen 08Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 29Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2777.08, landings:1497
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

24May95 ferried Emmen - Eskilstuna, Sweden, Pilot Urs Graf
On display, Flygvapnet Museum, Linköping, Sweden

Flygwapenmuseum, Kjula, Sweden. Serial SE-DXD

2004 ACTIVE AIRCRAFT Owned by Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada, serial C-GJMQ

2006  Based in Virginia & California, US serial N324AX

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J4030 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4030 (Joop de Groot)
J-4030 Patrouille Suisse (George Canciani)
J-4030 (David Guignard)
J4030 (Kurt Saxkjaer)


J-4031 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE19
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697398 (41H/694936?) #
First flight at Dunsfold 10Mar59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 17Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 29Apr59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2592.17, landings:1279
Out of service #16Dec94, Emmen AFB

29Jun95 ferried Emmen - Duxford UK, Pilot Martin Escher
Modified at Exeter UK
OFMC, Duxford (Ray Hanna),
Active aircraft
2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation), serial G-BWFR

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Serial N332AX Thanks to Jeff Middleton for finally confirming the serial for this aircraft (2011)
Under ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company, Newport News, Virginia, USA) registration

N328AX (ATAC) ?

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J-4031 (Joop de Groot)
J-4031 (Shaun Connor)
J4031 (Joop de Groot)
J4031 (Fergal Goodman)


J-4032 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE20
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697399
First flight at Dunsfold 12Mar59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Kloten 29Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 20May59
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Patrouille Suisse aircraft
Hours logged: 2693.32, landings:1228
Out of service #16Dec94, Emmen AFB

02Jun95 ferried Emmen - Buochs, Pilot Ferdinand Meyer
02Apr97 ferried Buochs - Raron (touch&go at Payerne),
Pilot Toni Wirz

Stored at BAMF Reserve, Raron

J4032 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4032 (Kevin Slade)


J-4033 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE21
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697400
First flight at Dunsfold 18Mar59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Kloten 22May59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 27May59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 2, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2410.08, landings:1362
Out of service #14Oct93, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped, Interlaken

J4033 (Russ Smith)


J-4034 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE22
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697401
First flight at Dunsfold 20Mar59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 21Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 27May59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
Hours logged: 311.34, landings:#

27Nov63
Loss of orientation on IFR approach,
crashed at Littau, Kanton Luzern. Aircraft destroyed.
Pilot Oblt Rolf Lüscher (Fl St 21) ejected safely



J-4035 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE23
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697402
First flight at Dunsfold 25Mar59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 24Apr59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 15May59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2528.30, landings:1571
Out of service #16Dec94, Payerne AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen - Southend UK. Pilot Urs Graf,
destined for the Planes of Fame Museum, Chino, California, USA

August 2007 Stored outside at Grand Canyon National Park Airport, Arizona

August 2008
Information from Roger Griffiths:
J-4035 is now on display at Pima Air & Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona (on loan from Planes of Fame, Chino).
Google Earth coordinates: 32 8'26.92N,110 52'2.99W
(imagery at 10/9/2012)

She has been repainted, and greatly improved from her display condition at Grand Canyon National Park.
Registered with FAA as N159AM

Link:
Pima Air & Space Museum
J4035 (Joop de Groot)
J4035 (Joop de Groot)
J4035 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4035 (Stuart Jessup)
J4035 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J4035 (Pete Booker)
J4035 (Fred Bosch)
J-4035 at Pima Museum (Olivier Cortot)


J-4036 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE24
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697403
First flight at Dunsfold 01Apr59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to #Emmen 06May59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 22May59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2522.40, landings:1466

22Mar74 1000th aircraft overhauled

27June91
Collision with trees at Kaiserstuhl
(region Siglistorf-Niederweningen, Kanton Argau).
Emergency landing at Dübendorf, Pilot Oblt R Senn
Aircraft not repairable, scrapped at Dübendorf AFB

J4036 (Joop de Groot)


J-4037 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE25
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697404
First flight at Dunsfold 17Apr59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf #25May59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 02Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
09May72 damaged during emergency landing at Dübendorf,
Pilot Wm Josef Fürer. Aircraft repaired

Hours logged: 2557.16, landings:1503
Out of service 29Jun94, Dübendorf AFB

Scrapped

J-4037 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4037 (Joop de Groot)
J-4037 (Marcel Walter)


J-4038 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE26
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697405
First flight at Dunsfold 13Apr59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Kloten #29May59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 03Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2680.58, landings:1450
Out of service #07May92, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped

J4038 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4038 (Trevor Bartlett)


J-4039 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE27
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697406
First flight at Dunsfold 15Apr59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Kloten 28May59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 04Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Special paint scheme:
'40 Jahre Fliegerstaffel 21' on top wing surface

Hours logged: 2698.26, landings:1353
Out of service 09Oct91, Meiringen

Aircraft scrapped, after trials at Meiringen:
deliberate gear retraction during landing roll, 09Oct91



J-4040 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE28
Forward Fuselage no: 41H/697407
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697405
Rear Fuselage no: 41H/670283 (ex-F4? - information needed!)
First flight at Dunsfold 15Apr59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 29May59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 03Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964

Aircraft used for in-service testing, in addition to operational squadron duties

Hours logged: 2710.00, landings:1490
Out of service #26Nov93, St Stephan

Serialed as J-4015 of Fliegerstaffel 15, named PAPYRUS
Active aircraft Hunter Verein Obersimmental,
St Stephan, Kanton Bern, serial HB-RVS
Google Earth coordinates: 46 30'8.71N,7 24'10.93E

Links:
hunterverein.ch
Swiss Hunter Team
J4040 (Laurent Baudillon)
Papyrus J-4040 (Schweizerische Flugwaffe)
Papyrus at Cottesmore (Evert J van Koningsveld)
Papyrus at Kemble (Gordon Williams)
Papyrus at Kemble (Garry Lakin)
J-4040 (Peter Lewis)
J-4040 (Hugh Ramsay)


J-4041 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE29
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697408
First flight at Dunsfold 23Apr59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 02Jun59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 09Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2654.22, landings:1571
Out of service #16Dec94

Aircraft disassembled in SAF troop exercise

Private Collection (Herrn Samuel Heuer, Nidau, Kanton Bern)

J4041 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J4041 (Joop de Groot)


J-4042 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE30
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697409
First flight at Dunsfold 21Apr59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 27May59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 05Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 1801.00, landings:340

23Aug82
Loss of engine power after take-off from Sion:
Crashed at Riddes, Kanton Valais. Aircraft destroyed.
Pilot Oblt Robert Kessler (Fl St 4) ejected, minor injuries.
Two fatalities on ground

J-4042 (Robin A Walker)


J-4043 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE31
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697410
First flight at Dunsfold 28Apr59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 02Jun59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 08Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 2, 7 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2211.27, landings:1268

16Mar93
Fuel leak leading to engine flame-out:
Crashed near Aumont, Kanton Freiburg. Aircraft destroyed.
Pilot Adj Bruno Lehmann (Fl St 7) ejected safely
Some sources state that during a low-level bombing exercise out of Payerne AFB, the aircraft was hit by debris or shrapnel from the bomb it had dropped, which punctured the fuel tanks

The last Hunter loss for the Swiss Air Force

J-4043 (Urs Harnisch)
J-4043 (Joop de Groot)


J-4044 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE32
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697411
First flight at Dunsfold 04May59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 10Jun59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fin-mounted camera
Hours logged: 2623.03, landings:1438
Out of service 25Nov91, Interlaken

Scrapped

J4044 Axalp (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4044 (Joe Evans)
J-4044 (Joop de Groot)

J-4045 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE33
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697412
First flight at Dunsfold 06May59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen #59, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Jun59#
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2623.10, landings:1376
Out of service #06Oct94, Meiringen AFB
Last flight Meiringen-Payerne 31Aug95, pilot Heinz Rohrbach

On display outside the barracks at Payerne AFB
Google Earth coordinates: 46 50'04.31N,6 56'02.71E

J4045 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4045 (Joop de Groot)
J-4045 at Payerne (Miloslav Storoska)

J-4046 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE34
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697413
First flight at Dunsfold 13May59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 10Jun59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 24Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 18,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 635.49, landings:#

20May69
During training flight from Payerne AFB: Crashed at Oeschinensee, Kandersteg, Kanton Bern, after loss of control
Pilot Wm Rolf Etlin (UeG Fl St 18)
(Ejection at insufficient altitude)



J-4047 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE35
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697414
First flight at Dunsfold 19May59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 19Jun59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 30Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2699.25, landings:1307
Out of service 21Jul93, Interlaken

Scrapped



J-4048 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE36
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697415
First flight at Dunsfold 14May59, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Delivered to Emmen 16Jun59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 24Jun59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2385.37, landings:1353
Out of service #03Apr92, Interlaken

Scrapped 28Apr92

J4048 (Peter Lewis)
J4048 (Peter Lewis)
J4048 (Don Hewins)


J-4049 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE37
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697416
First flight at Dunsfold 02Jun59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 02Jul59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 08Jul59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964

14Apr65 ejection seat accident, Dübendorf (seat accidentally tripped by mechanic during maintenance; F Kuck, DMP†)
Oct90 acquired port wing from J-4135, Dübendorf

Hours logged: 2559.26, landings:1282
Out of service 11Feb94, Dübendorf

Scrapped 16Feb94

J4049 (Peter Gunti/Peter Lewis)
J-4049 (Robin A Walker)
J-4049 (Joop de Groot)


J-4050 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE38
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697417
First flight at Dunsfold 02Jun59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 25Jun59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 09Jul59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964

Aircraft used for in-service testing, in addition to operational squadron duties

Hours logged: 2554.43, landings:1332
Out of service 15Dec93, Interlaken
Used by K-Rep at Interlaken for battle-damage repair training

Scrapped 18Feb94 (Dismantled for spares/stored at Interlaken?) #

J4050 (R Schneider)
J4050 (Joop de Groot)
J4050 (Joop de Groot)


J-4051 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE39
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697418
First flight at Dunsfold 09Jun59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 08Jul59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Jul59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1, 11 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
Hours logged: 1871.00, landings:368

20Oct82
Crashed between Grandcour and Chevroux (Kanton Vaud).
Crossed line of fire of J-4124 (flown by Wm Christoph Lutz) during firing at the Forel range near Neuenburgersee (Lac de Neuchâtel).
Aileron linkage damaged, causing uncontrollable spin.
Pilot Lt Jürg Kobert(Fl St 1) ejected injured into Neuenburgersee.
Pilot returned to service, and later made a flight in J-4124

J-4051 & J-4019 (Ad Vercruijsse)

J-4052 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE40
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697419
First flight at Dunsfold 10Jun59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 09Jul59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Jul59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2553.23, landings:1386
Out of service 16Dec93, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped 03Feb94

J-4052 (Robin A Walker)


J-4053 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE41
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697420
First flight at Dunsfold 10Jun59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Kloten 14Jul59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 23Jul59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 11, 15#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2704.56, landings:1392
Out of service 17Dec93, Meiringen

12May73 Special 'Tiger-look' paintwork, Fliegerstaffell 11
(2 flights in this colour scheme, from Meiringen)

Scrapped 18Apr94

J4053 Tiger (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J4053 (Russ Smith)
J4053 (Joop de Groot)


J-4054 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE42
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697421
First flight at Dunsfold 09Jun59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Kloten 17Jul59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 28Jul59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
Hours logged: 2531.57, landings:1204
Out of service 05Dec91, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped 15Jan92

J4054 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)


J-4055 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE43
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697422
First flight at Dunsfold 12Jun59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Kloten 14Jul59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 29Jul59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 10, 11, 19(?) #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 2187.13, landings: 472

08Mar84
Mid-air collision with J-4016 during combat training out of Dübendorf AFB: Crashed at the Tutensee Nature Reserve, Menznau, Kanton Luzern. Aircraft sank into marshy ground to depth of 12-14m, and was not recovered.
Pilot Oblt Bruno Oberholzer (UeG Fl St 10) ejected safely

J-4055 (MAP)


J-4056 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE44
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697423
First flight at Dunsfold 17Jun59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 07Aug59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron #28Aug59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 19 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Fatigue meter
Test aircraft for Maverick AGM-65B
Hours logged: 1918.50, landings:603

09Feb70 Gear-up landing at Dübendorf. Aircraft repaired

23Apr86
Training flight from Emmen AFB: Collision with terrain in low visibility, Tschamut, Kanton Graubünden
Pilot Lt Jürg Thomas Bischof (GRD Fl St 19) †

J-4056 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)
J-4056 (Borgeaud/Gunti/Lewis)


J-4057 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE45
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697424
First flight at Dunsfold 19Jun59, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Delivered to Emmen 07Aug59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 17Aug59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
09Apr62 collision with tower crane at Dübendorf; aircraft repaired
Hours logged: 2282.58, landings:1370
Out of service 01Dec94

Aug96 dismantled at Emmen AFB; transported by road to Arona, Italy
#Museo L'aeroplano, Arona, Italy

2006 Planned move to UeG-Museum, Dübendorf?

J-4057 (Robin A Walker)
J4057 (Joop de Groot)
J4057 (Joop de Groot)


J-4058 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE46
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697425 (41H/698741?)#
First flight at Dunsfold 25Jun59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 14Aug59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 31Aug59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2628.21, landings:1719
Out of service 24Nov94, Meiringen AFB

28Jun95 ferried Meiringen-Southend UK, pilot Urs Graf,
for Mr R J Everett, Ipswich, UK

24Jul95 OFMC Duxford, Ray & Mark Hanna, serial G-BWFS
Active aircraft

2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation), serial G-HHAD

2006 Owned & maintained by HHA, operated under COMA (Civil Owned Military Aircraft) regulations with serial ZZ191 on defence simulation tasks, and flown by FR Aviation pilots. HHA can operate for the Ministry of Defence on the UK military register under the AvP67 guidelines.

December 2010
Based at RNAS Yeovilton UK. Contract with FR Aviation has expired#

Link:
HHA Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd
J4058 (Glyn Ramsden)
J-4058 (David Ilott)
J4031 (Fergal Goodman)
J-4058/ZZ191 (Chris Parsons)
J-4058/ZZ191 (Stephen John Rendle)
J4058/ZZ191 (Chris Lofting)


J-4059 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE47
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697426
First flight at Dunsfold 25Jun59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 17Aug59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 26Aug59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 7, 15, 20,#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system Hours logged: 2744.21, landings:1378
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

12Sep95 ferried Emmen-Geneva, pilot Urs Graf

Aircraft offered to South African Air Force Museum (declined)

26Feb96 power control failure after take-off at Geneva, runway excursion after landing
29Feb96 ferried Geneva-Lansera, Republic of South Africa; pilots Stefan Weber, Ted O'Connel

Certified Swaziland CAA, serial 3D-HUN
Certified SA CAA, serial ZU-AVC
Collection Ron Wheeldon, Johannesburg, RSA
ACTIVE AIRCRAFT



J-4059 J-4059 in South Africa (Ron Wheeldon)
J4059 (Marcel Walter)
J4059 (Marcel Walter)
J4059 (Charlie Hugo)


J-4060 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE48
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697427
First flight at Dunsfold 10Jul59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 24Aug59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 31Aug59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system

Aircraft used for in-service testing, in addition to operational squadron duties

Hours logged: 2742.19, landings:1568
Out of service 13Dec94, Emmen AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen-Southend UK, pilot Peter Hauser
27Oct95 ferried Southend-Bournemouth UK
Originally reserved for Mr Raymond Dieckman, Worldwide Jet Aircraft Museum, Corona del Mar, California, USA
1996 Bill Russell, Kay Eckardt. Mojave, USA, Serial N58WJ

2004 ACTIVE AIRCRAFT Now owned by Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada, serial C-GZIC

2007 Northern Lights is also Lortie Aviation Inc

2011 operated for French Navy by Apache Aviation, Istres AB, France

Links:
Lortie Aviation Inc Combat Training
Apache Aviation Combat Aviation Training Support

19Jul13
Aircraft damaged (tailstrike?) and in storage at Dijon-Darios, France
Thanks to Alan Johnson for information
J-4060 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J4060 (Russ Smith)
J-4060 (David Guignard)
J-4060 (Stuart Jessup)
J-4060 (Steve Burland)
J-4060 (Stuart Jessup)
J-4060 (Baldur Sveinsson)
J-4060/J-4097 (Baldur Sveinsson)

J-4061 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE49
Forward Fuselage no: 41H/698746
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697428
First flight at Dunsfold 03Jul59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 02Sep59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 09Sep59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 9,10,13,15,18,19,20
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2803.47, landings:1708
Out of service 02Dec94, Emmen AFB, engine hours: 187
03May95 ferried Emmen-Altenrhein, pilot Ruedi Erni
Modified & prepared at Altenrhein, for ferry to USA
11Sep95 ferried Altenrhein-Basel-Southend UK, tailstrike on landing; repaired by Jet Heritage, Bournemouth UK
13-15Apr96 ferried to USA, pilot Brian Grant
Mid Atlantic Air Museum, Carl A Spaatz Airfield, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

2003 Owned & flown by Bob Guilford of Santa Monica,
from Van Nuys Airport, California, serial N58MX

Thanks to Bob Guilford for aircraft data, April 2004



J-4061 Bob Guilford's Hunter J-4061

Bob Guilford Sunday 16th July, 2006
Bob Guilford died today when 4061 crashed
shortly after take-off from Hillsboro, Oregon.
He was leaving after the Oregon International Airshow, en route to Van Nuys, California
J4061 (Mick West)
J4061 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J4061 (Joop de Groot)
J4061 (Marcel Walter)
J4061 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J4061 at Sondre Stromfjord (Erik Gjørup/av8.dk)


J-4062 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE50
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697429
First flight at Dunsfold 07Jul59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 31Aug59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 10Sep59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Fatigue meter
Hours logged: 2800.53, landings:1451
Out of service 16Dec94, Meiringen AFB

08May95 ferried Meiringen-Altenrhein, pilot Rudolf Wattinger
H Haberling, Fliegermuseum Altenrhein
Internationales Luftfahrtmuseum, Schwenningen, Germany

2006 Dismantled at Altenrhein, for spares

J-4062 (Robin A Walker)
J4062 (Peter Lewis)
J4062 (Martin Thöni)
J4062 (Henk Schuitemaker)
J-4062 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4062 at Altenrhein (Rich Tregear)


J-4063 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE51
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:41H/697430
First flight at Dunsfold 16Jul59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 04Sep59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 02Oct59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20, 21#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2831.17, landings:1776
Out of service 09Dec94 Meiringen AFB

21Apr95 ferried Meiringen-Payerne, pilot Bernard Jaggi
Fondation Sion

2006 Armée de l'Air (?) Privately-owned (?)

2012 Musée Aéronautique d'Orange, France
(Des Amis de la 5ème Escadre de Chasse)
Google Earth coordinates: 44 7'29.95N,4 50'18.00E

Links:
Musée Aéronautique d'Orange
The Museum's Hunter page

J-4063 (Marcel Walter)
J-4063 (Olivier Borgeaud)
J4063 at Orange (Joop de Groot)


J-4064 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE52
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697431
First flight at Dunsfold 11Aug59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 04Sep59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 15Sep59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 18#
Last Hunter to be overhauled by FFA
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system

1984/5 Partly repainted in non-standard camouflage
(see Urs Harnisch picture)

Hours logged: 2756.28, landings:1518
Last Hunter to be overhauled at Flugzeugfabrik Altenrhein, Dec93
Out of service 16Dec94, Payerne

10Mar95 ferried Payerne-Altenrhein, pilot Urs Graf
Active aircraft
Fliegermuseum Altenrhein, serial HB-RVQ

Links:
Fliegermuseum Altenrhein
Swiss Hunter Team
J-4064 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4064 (Urs Harnisch)
J-4064 (Rich Tregear)
J-4064 & J-4205 (Marcel Walter)


J-4065 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE53
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:41H/697432
First flight at Dunsfold 13Aug59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 10Sep59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 18Sep59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15, 21#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2804.03, landings:1610
Port wing replaced, early 90s
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen Afb

25Aug95 ferried Emmen-Toulouse, Pilot Fredo Frutschi
Ailes Ancienne, Toulouse, France
Google Earth coordinates: 43 36'46.29N,1 22'25.49E

Link:
Ailes Ancienne Toulouse (French)
J4065 (Peter Lewis)
J-4065 (Keith Bradley)
J4065 (Cele)


J-4066 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE54
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697433
First flight at Dunsfold 22Aug59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 23Sep59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 07Oct59
Served with SAF Squadrons:#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2846.52, landings:1635
Out of service 06Dec94, Emmen AFB

13Jul95 ferried Emmen-Caen,pilot Bernard Jaggi
Displayed at Association Aviatec, Creully, France (M Langeard)
10Jan98 ferried Caen-Kemble UK, pilot Mark Hanna
OFMC, Duxford UK, serial G-BXNZ
Active aircraft
2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation), serial G-HHAE

2006 Owned & maintained by HHA, operated under COMA (Civil Owned Military Aircraft) regulations with serial ZZ190 on defence simulation tasks, and flown by FR Aviation pilots. HHA can operate for the Ministry of Defence on the UK military register under the AvP67 guidelines.

December 2010
Based at RNAS Yeovilton UK. Contract with FR Aviation has expired#

Link:
HHA Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd
J4066 (Urs Stoller)
J-4066 (David Guignard)
J-4066 (Kevin Slade)
J4066 (Thomas P Hofer)
J4066 (Stephen John Rendle)
J-4066/ZZ190 (Mark Russell)


J-4067 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE55
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697434
First flight at Dunsfold 25Aug59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to #Emmen 08Oct59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Oct59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 6 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2442.58, landings:1114
Out of service 16Dec94, Payerne AFB

13Jul95
ferried Payerne-Valence Chabeuil-Montélimar,
pilot Fredo Frütschi

On display at Musée Européen de l'Aviation de Chasse,
Montélimar, France
Google Earth coordinates: 44 34'54.01N,4 44'7.88E

Link:
Musée Européen de l'Aviation de Chasse
(text in French, and interesting English)
J-4067 (Robin A Walker)
J4067 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J4067 (George Trussell)


J-4068 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE56
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697435
First flight at Dunsfold 20Aug59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 16Oct59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 10Dec59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 2, 12, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Night vision (reflective strips, night flight equipment)
Hours logged: 2664.39, landings:1456
Out of service 24Nov94, Interlaken AFB

1995 ferried Interlaken-Aviano, pilot R von Gunten
(Owner Giovanni Follador)

Aircraft stored outside at Aviano Air Base, Northern Italy

Post-1998
Moved to nearby Pordenone as 'gate guardian' at local fair

2003-2004
Aircraft partially disassembled and moved to
Museo Storico Aeronautico, Via Pontebbana 50,
Vigna de Valle, Fiume Veneto
Google Earth coordinates: 45 56'44.63N,12 42'57.30E

J-4068 J-4068 at Fiume Veneto.
Detail pictures from Nicola Tresin, Monselice, Italy

2009 Aircraft still stored outside at Fiume Veneto
J4068 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4068 (Peter Lewis)
J-4068 at Pordenone (Gianfranco Mauri)

J-4069 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE57
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697436
First flight at Dunsfold 25Aug59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 18Sep59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 08Oct59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964

Displayed at EXPO Lausanne, 1964
Hours logged: 855.53, landings:#

12Apr72
Lost a wing in mid-air collision with Venom FB4 J-1751 during exercise out of Meiringen AFB: Crashed at Hasli, Wimmis (near Spiez), Kanton Bern.
Pilot Oblt Beat Senn (Fl St 5) ejected with difficulty, minor injuries.

Venom pilot fatally injured (Adj Uof R Bassi, Fl St 3)
Front fuselage section of Venom J-1751 is on display at the Flieger-Flab Museum, Dübendorf

J4069 (unknown source)


J-4070 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE58
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697437
First flight at Dunsfold 03Sep59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 02Oct59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Oct59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4, 5#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2654.01, landings:1377
Out of service 28Nov94, Meiringen AFB

23Mar95 ferried Meiringen-Emmen, pilot Rudolf Erni
BAMF Emmen

On display at Emmen AFB
Google Earth coordinates: 47 05'31.25N,8 17'58.10E



J-4070 J-4070 detail pictures (Marcel Walter)
J-4070 (Ad Vercruijsse)
J-4070 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4070 (Joop de Groot)
J-4070 at Emmen (Thomas P Hofer)
J4070 at Emmen (Joop de Groot)

J-4071 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE59
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697438
First flight at Dunsfold 28Aug59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 30Sep59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 07Oct59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 8 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged:307.23, landings:#

21Oct65
Crashed during training flight near Hegnau, Kanton Zürich, immediately after take-off from Dübendorf (canopy & instruments misted)
Oblt Eugen Amman (Fl St 8 DMP)†



J-4072 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE60
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697439
First flight at Dunsfold 04Sep59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 02Oct59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 19Oct59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2694.17, landings:1768
Out of service 03Nov94, Meiringen AFB

17Jul95 ferried Meiringen-Dübendorf
18Jul95 ferried Dübendorf-Zweibrücken, pilot Martin Escher
By road Zweibrücken-Sinsheim
Auto + Technik Museum, Speyer, Germany
OFMC, Duxford UK

Re-engined by HHA
Active aircraft
2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation), serial G-HHAB

04Nov09
Acquired by Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA, serial N331AX
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J-4072 (MAP)


J-4073 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE61
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697440
First flight at Dunsfold 17Sep59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 21Oct59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 06Nov59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2548.57, landings:1438
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

16Jun95 ferried Emmen-Soesterberg, pilot Ferdinand Meier
Klu Luftfahrtmuseum, Soesterberg, Netherlands

2004 Aeromech International Resources Ltd, Windsor, England. Serial G-RUUD
2004 Aircraft maintained & operated in Sweden by Västgota Veteranflygförening (VVF). Active aircraft, serial SE-DXI

24Jan08  At Nîmes-Garon, France

28Feb08  Exported to Canada (Lortie Aviation Inc) serial C-FRHU

2011 operated for French Navy by Apache Aviation, Istres AB, France

Links:
Lortie Aviation Inc Combat Training
Apache Aviation Combat Aviation Training Support
J-4073 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4073 (Marcel Walter)
J-4073 (Trevor Bartlett)
J-4073 (Aeromech, Katie Broady)
J-4073 (Stuart Jessup)
J4073 (Kurt Saxkjaer)
J-4073 and J-4082 (Jan Jørgensen)

J-4074 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE62
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697441
First flight at Dunsfold 24Sep59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 23Oct59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 11Nov59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 7 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system

09Apr62: Light collision with crane while on approach to Dübendorf. Aircraft landed safely.

Hours logged: 2029.17, landings:619

11Jan85
Collision with terrain after loss of orientation during go-round in IMC, after GCA to Emmen
Pilot Fw Willi Haudenschild (Fl St 7) †



J-4075 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE63
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697442
First flight at Dunsfold 01Oct59, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Delivered to Emmen 30Oct59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 10Dec59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 3, 5, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system

First live-firing of Maverick AGM-65B, Oberaar Glacier, 12Feb86,
Jean Brunner, Test Pilot GRD


Hours logged: 2051.28, landings:1550
Out of service 25Nov94, Interlaken AFB

16Jun95 ferried Emmen-Bournemouth UK, pilot Thomas Bucher
12Oct95 Royal Jordanian AF Historic Flight, Hurn Airport UK
RV Aviation Ltd. Hurn, operating for RJAF. UK serial G-BWKA

27May97 ferried to Marka Air Base, Jordan. Royal Jordanian Air Force serial 843
Active aircraft


2006 Based in Jordan (Royal Jordanian Historic Flight)

2007
Grounded, in storage (Jordan)

J-4075 (Marcel Walter)
J4075 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J4075 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)

J-4076 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE64
Forward Fuselage no: 41H/698769
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697443
First flight at Dunsfold 02Oct59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 12Nov59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 23Dec59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1, 4, 15#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2851.48, landings:1551
Out of service 16Dec94, Interlaken AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen-North Weald UK, pilot Oberstleutnant Ferdinand Meyer
Neil Broady, Aeromech International Resources Ltd, North Weald. Serial G-HONE

Västgöta Veteranflygförening, Trollhättan, Sweden. Serial SE-DXF

2004 ACTIVE AIRCRAFT Now owned by
Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada, serial C-GIVT

2006  Based in Hawaii, US serial N321AX

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)


Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company

J-4076 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4076 at Payerne (Martin Oertle)
J-4076 (R Schneider)
J-4076 (Adrian Batchelor)
J-4076 (Takahiro Suzuki)
J-4076 at Atsugi (Toshiro Aoki)

J-4077 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE65
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697444
First flight at Dunsfold 13Oct59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 12Nov59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 21Apr15Dec59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1, 15 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2701.30, landings:1455
Out of service 25Nov94, Meiringen AFB

04Oct95 ferried Emmen-Weelde, pilot Stefan Brunner
Musée Royal de L'Armée et d'Histoire militaire, Brussels, Belgium

Initially stored at Belgian Air Force Reserve Base, Weelde, due to lack of display space at the Museum

Moved to storage at Beauvechain AFB, Belgium

Shown on static display at various functions at Beauchevain, between 2007 and 2010.
The aircraft is firmly grounded, but rumoured to be flyable.
(Thanks to Willy Henderickx and Philippe Cantinaux for information and picture)

J-4077 (Robin A Walker)
J4077 (Joop de Groot)
J-4077 (Dirk Jansens)
J-4077 (Willy Henderickx)
J4077 (Joop de Groot)
J-4077 (murmeldeier)

J-4078 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE66
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697445
First flight at Dunsfold 15Oct59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 12Nov59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 19Dec59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 15#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system

11Oct61: Hit by gunfire from another Hunter during training. Aircraft landed safely at Emmen.

Hours logged: 2609.54, landings:1565
Out of service 16Dec94, Payerne AFB

02Oct95 handed over to Musée de l'Esc Av 5, Arnex-sur-Orbe, Canton Vaud

26Apr05
Musée de l'Aviation Militaire de Payerne "Clin d'ailes"
Google Earth coordinates: 46 50'46.16N,6 54'57.26E (Information from Eric Sommer)

Link:
Musée de l'Aviation Militaire de Payerne
J-4078 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4078 (Andy Davey)

J-4079 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE67
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697446
First flight at Dunsfold 05Nov59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 11Nov59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 07Jan60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 1473.00, landings:97

10Jul81
Collision with trees and terrain at Faido, Ticino, during approach to Ambri
Pilot Oblt Jürg Schoberth (Fl St 21) †

J4079 (Trevor Bartlett)

J-4080 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE68
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697447
First flight at Dunsfold 07Nov59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Kloten 03Dec59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 16Dec59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 15#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2483.22, landings:1398
Out of service 16Dec94, Payerne AFB

24May95 ferried Peyerne-Ambri, pilot Tony Wirz
Amici dell' Hunter, Ambri, Ticino, Switzerland, serial HB-RVT

Aug/Sep03 Ferried Ambri - Quebec (Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada) Serial C-GZKP

Ferried to Canada by Northern Lights Pilots André Lortie...
27Aug03 Ambri - Sion
29Aug Sion - Kemble UK
31Aug Kemble - Inverness uk
...and Steve Legassick:
03Sep03 Inverness - Keflavik, Iceland. Keflavik - Sondre Stromfjord, Greenland
04Sep Sondre Stromfjord - Iqaluit, Canada. Iqaluit - Kuujjaaq
05Sep Kuujjaaq - Quèbec

2006 ACTIVE AIRCRAFT  Northern Lights Combat Air Support.
Based in Virginia, US serial N326AX

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J-4080 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4080 (Marcel Walter)
J-4080 (Arno Scopelliti)
J-4080 (Robert A Cerutti)
J-4080 over Bellinzona (Robert A Cerutti)
J-4080 (unknown)
J-4080 (Trevor Davies)

J-4081 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE69
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697448
First flight at Dunsfold 10Nov59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 03Dec59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 21Dec59
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2581.27, landings:1544
Out of service 16Dec94, Interlaken AFB

16Jun95 ferried Emmen-Bournemouth UK, pilot Stefan Brunner
Jet Heritage/RV Aviation Ltd. Hurn UK, for Royal Jordanian AF Historic Flight, refurbishment not completed.
OFMC, Duxford UK, serial G-BWKB
Active aircraft
2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation) serial G-HHAF

N332AX (ATAC)

Link:
HHA Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd
J-4081 (Robin A Walker)
J4057 (Joop de Groot)
J4081 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)

J-4082 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE70
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697449
First flight at Dunsfold 11Nov59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 18Dec59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 07Jan60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Night vision (reflective strips, night flight equipment)
Hours logged: 2684.01, landings:1453
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

02Jun95 ferried Emmen-Buochs, pilot Thomas Bucher
02Apr97 ferried Buochs-Raron (touch&go at Emmen), pilot Toni Locher
Ferried from Switzerland in 2003 by Avancerad Flygträning AFT
2005 Owner Øjvind Ellingsen (Norway)
2006 Based at Eskilstuna, Sweden.
Aircraft maintained & operated in Sweden by Västgota Veteranflygförening (VVF).
Active aircraft, serial SE-DXM

J-4082 (Trevor Bartlett)
J-4082 (Stuart Jessup)
J-4073 and J-4082 (Jan Jørgensen)
J4082/SE-DXM (Patric Borg)
J4082 (Kurt Saxkjaer)
J-4073 and J-4082 (Northpix)
J-4082/SE-DXM (Spencer Wilmot)
J-4082/SE-DXM (Spencer Wilmot)

J-4083 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE71
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697450
First flight at Dunsfold 11Nov59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 21Dec59 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 14Jan60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, 18, 21#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2545.16, landings:1423
Out of service 01Sep94, Interlaken AFB

16Jun95 ferried Emmen-Bournemouth UK, pilot Rudolf Wattinger
G R Lacey(?) Jet Heritage Ltd, Hurn Airport, Bournemouth UK

January 2006
Heritage Aviation Developments Ltd, Milton Keynes, UK,
serial G-EGHH

March 2012
RAF St. Athan, Barry, Wales
(Jet Heritage, for spares)

Link:
Horizon Aircraft Services (formerly Hunter Flying Ltd)
J-4083 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4083 (Joop de Groot)
J4083 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J-4083 (Howard Curtis)

J-4084 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE72
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697451
First flight at Dunsfold 17Nov59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Dübendorf 19Feb60 Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 15Mar60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 11#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Hours logged: 1237.12, landings:#

29Apr76
Hydraulic/fuel system fire during training flight from
Dübendorf AFB, aircraft abandoned:
Crashed Fanellagletscher, Kanton Graubünden.
Pilot Lt Peter Spenger (UeG Fl St 11) ejected safely

J4084 (Mick West)

J-4085 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE73
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697452
First flight at Dunsfold 18Nov59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 16Dec59, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 07Jan60
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2701.10, landings:1472
Out of service 08Dec94, Meiringen AFB

14Jun95 ferried Meiringen-Geneva, pilot Jeanluc Schorer
20Oct96 Stored at Aéroport de Genève-Cointrin
2006 On permanent display at Aéroport de Genève-Cointrin
Google Earth coordinates: 46 14'4.80N,6 5'53.81E

March 2013 Now removed (with the Mirage) from display at Cointrin, due to lack of space. Future unknown, but apparently to be preserved.
May-June 2013 Aircraft to be dismantled, crated and transported to Canada. More information required.
Thanks to David Guignard for information & picture

J-4083 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J4057 (Joop de Groot)
J4057 (Joop de Groot)
J-4083 (Joop de Groot)
J-4083 (Pete Webber)
J-4085 at Cointrin, Geneva (Tony Marlow)
J-4085 at Geneva (David Guignard)

J-4086 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE74
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697453
First flight at Dunsfold 24Nov59, Pilot: Bill Bedford
Delivered to Dübendorf 07Jan60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 27Jan60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Aircraft used in Sidewinder missile testing, early 70s
Hours logged: 2683.51, landings:1643
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

Ferried Emmen-Basel (fuel leakage from rear tanks)
Moritz Suter, Crossair Basel
Owner Stefan Weber
May 2002: In storage at St Stephan for two-year maintenance programme, then to join Fliegermuseum Altenrhein
2006 Privately owned, Sion. Active aircraft, serial HB-RVU

Links:
Fliegermuseum Altenrhein
Swiss Hunter Team
J-4086 (Robin A Walker)
J-4086 (Stefan Weber)
J4086 (Joop de Groot)
J4086 (Joop de Groot)
J-4086 (Paul Nann)
J4086/HB-RVU (Tino Dietsche)
J4086 (Rainer Mueller)
J-4086 (Thomas P Hofer)
J-4086 (Urs Stoller)

J-4087 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE75
Forward Fuselage no: 41H/699850
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/698454
First flight at Dunsfold 08Dec59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 14Jan60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 27Jan60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2524.51, landings:1425
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen-North Weald UK, pilot Rudolf Erni
West London Aero Club, White Waltham UK
23Aug95 N Brodie/Aeromech International Resources Ltd, North Weald UK,
Serial G-HTWO

Västgöta Veteranflygförening, Trollhättan, Sweden
Serial SE-DXE

Active Aircraft
2004  Owned by Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada, serial C-GIVX
2006  Northern Lights CAS, based in Hawaii, US serial N322AX

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company, Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J4087 (Joop de Groot)
J4087 (Joop de Groot)
J-4087 (Adrian Batchelor)
J-4087 (Takahiro Suzuki)
J-4087 at Atsugi (Toshiro Aoki)

J-4088 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE76
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697455
First flight at Dunsfold 04Dec59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 22Jan60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 03Feb60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Last Hunter to be modernised under the 'Hunter 80' programme
Hours logged: 1932.43, landings:426

17Oct84
Mid-air collision with J-4113 during ground attack at Bonaduz, Rhäzüns, Kanton Graubünden.
Pilot Asp. Fw Hanspeter Stricker (Fl St 21) †
Two people on ground, minor injuries

J-4088 (Robin A Walker)
J-4088 (Joop de Groot)

J-4089 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE77
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697456
First flight at Dunsfold 08Dec59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 14Jan60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 04Feb60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2716.25, landings:1327
Out of service 16Nov94, Buochs AFB

05May95 ferried Buochs-Såtenäs, pilot Urs Graf
15Jun95 Skandinavien Historik Flight, Solna, Sweden

J-4089 was the first of the Swiss Hunters to fly with a civil registration, in the summer of 1995

June99 Skandinavien Historik Flight Museum, Oslo, Norway

# Danish civil registration OY-SKB? #

2006 Owner Scandinavian Historic Flight, based at Halmstadt, Norway
Swedish serial SE-DXA (34066/9)

In Swedish colours, Norwegian serial LN-HNT

07Feb12
Acquired by Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
ACTIVE AIRCRAFT serial N337AX
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J-4089 (Urs Stoller)
J-4089/SE-DXA (Gary Parsons)
J4089 (Russ Smith)
J-4089 (Charlie Verrall)

J-4090 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE78
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697457
First flight at Dunsfold 15Dec59, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 20Jan60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 04Feb60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 6, 15 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2494.04, landings:1483
Out of service 08Nov94, Meiringen AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen-Southend UK, pilot Michael Jenner
28 Sep95 modified at Exeter UK
02Oct95 Sark International Airways Ltd, Hurn Airport UK
Dec97 acquired by Champlin Fighter Museum, Mesa, Arizona, USA (not ferried to USA)
1998 OFMC, Duxford UK
Active aircraft
2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation), serial G-SIAL

2008  Hunter International Aviation Inc, Newark, USA
Serial N330AX
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J-4090 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J4090 (Joop de Groot)
J-4090 (Glyn Ramsden)

J-4091 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE79
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697458
First flight at Dunsfold 21Dec59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Emmen 22Jan60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 11Feb60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4, 7, 15#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2628.56, landings:1389
Out of service 09Dec94, Meiringen AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen-Lyneham UK, pilot Martin Escher
13Jul95 ferried Lyneham-Bruntingthorpe UK
Phoenix Aviation, Bruntingthorpe (Mr Neil Martin)


J-4091 Detail pictures of J-4091 at Bruntingthorpe, England, 1999

September 2010: Sold to Hunter Aviation International, Delaware, USA, for ATAC USA operations.
Crated and shipped to Canada for restoration back to flying condition.
Thanks to Mark Russell for information

18Oct10
Registered by Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Serial N335AX

J4091 (Fergal Goodman)
J-4091 (Joe Evans)
J-4091 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4091 (Marcel Walter)
J4091 (Steve Screech)
J4091 (Kevin Bell)

J-4092 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE80
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697459
First flight at Dunsfold 17Dec59, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Emmen 27Jan60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 12Feb60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 8 #
Hours logged: 210.26, landings:#

16Oct63
Training flight from Meiringen: Crashed after collision with trees in bad weather at Mutschellen, Berikon, Kanton Aargau.
Pilot Oblt W Altherr (Fl St 8) ejected, injured


J-4093 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE81
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697460
First flight at Dunsfold 01Jan60, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Kloten 06Apr60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 07May60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Fatigue meter
Used by K-Rep for battle damage repair training, at Interlaken
Hours logged: 2635.14, landings:1407
Out of service 25Nov94, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped (cockpit section preserved)

2006 Hunterverein Interlaken (Cockpit section only, transportable)

J4093 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4093 cockpit section (Andy Davey)

J-4094 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE82
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697461
First flight at Dunsfold #31Dec59, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Kloten 10Feb60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 24Feb60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2699.13, landings:1452
Out of service 25Nov94, Meiringen AFB

14Jul95 ferried Meiringen-Graz,
pilot Oberstleutnant Ferdinand Meyer

Österreichisches Luftfahrtmuseum,
Flughafen Graz-Thalerhof, Austria

Google Earth coordinates: 46 59'13.05N,15 26'51.64E

Link:
Österreichisches Luftfahrtmuseum (German)
J-4094 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4094 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4094 (Robert Schoeberl)
J4094 (Christian Waser)

J-4095 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE83
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697462 (41H/699859?)
First flight at Dunsfold 25Jan60, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Kloten 10Mar60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 25Mar60
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2545.52, landings:1490
Out of service 07Oct94, Emmen AFB

17Aug95 ferried Emmen-Cuers, pilot Tony Wirz
Association Varoise des Avions de Collection, Cuers/Pierrefeu, France
ACTIVE AIRCRAFT serials J-2001 and F-AZHS

2004 Owned by Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Quebec, Canada, serial C-GZKY

2006 Converted to two-seater
(cockpit section from ex-FRADU TMk8 XF358)


Northern Lights CAS, based in Virginia & California,
US serial N325AX

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)

Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J4095 (Joop de Groot)
J4095 (Joop de Groot)
J-4095 (Paul Nann)

J-4096 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE84
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697463
First flight at Dunsfold 07Jan60, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Emmen 05Feb60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 25Feb60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Out of service 12Sep94, Emmen AFB
Hours logged: 2549.49, landings:1415

Scrapped

J-4096 (Peter Lewis)

J-4097 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE85
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697464
First flight at Dunsfold 08Jan60, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 23Feb60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 15Mar60
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2548.51, landings:1412
Out of service 14Dec94, Emmen AFB

12Jul95 ferried Emmen-Southend UK, pilot Gregor Tschudi
27Oct95 ferried Southend-Bournemouth UK
Texas Air Command, Arlington, Texas, USA

1997 Owner Johnny Baines, operated with Aero Group, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Serial N58HH

2004 ACTIVE AIRCRAFT
Owned by Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada
Serial C-GZIB

2007 Northern Lights is also Lortie Aviation Inc

2011 operated for French Navy by Apache Aviation, Istres AB, France

Links:
Lortie Aviation Inc Combat Training
Apache Aviation Combat Aviation Training Support
J4097 (Marcel Walter)
J4097 at Southend (Glyn Ramsden)
J4097 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J4097 (Alan McKnight)
J-4060/J-4097 (Baldur Sveinsson)
J-4097 (Baldur Sveinsson)
J4097 (Philippe Le Pallec)

J-4098 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE86
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697465
First flight at Dunsfold 19Jan60, Pilot: Don Lucey
Delivered to Dübendorf 10Mar60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 26Mar60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4, 15 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2631.04, landings:1504
21Jun95 ferried Interlaken-Emmen, pilot Martin Escher
23Jun95 ferried Emmen to Flughafen Frankfurt-Hahn, pilot Martin Escher
Flugausstellung, Hermeskeil (On display at privately-owned museum at Hermeskeil, north of Saarbrücken, Germany)

Links:
Hermeskeil Air Museum website
Hermeskeil Air Museum (pictures)
J4098 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4098 (Steve Screech)

J-4099 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE87
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697466
First flight at Dunsfold 08Jan60, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to Dübendorf 19Feb60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 01Mar60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system
Hours logged: 2597.45, landings:1417
Out of service 25Nov94, Interlaken AFB

Ferried Interlaken-Le Bourget, pilot Heinz Rohrbach
Musée de l'Air, Paris-Le Bourget, France
Google Earth coordinates:
(as at 21Oct2007) 48 57'12.63N,2 25'30.29E

Links:
Musée de l'Air, Paris-Le Bourget (French)
Picture of J-4099 at Musée de l'Air
J-4099 (Robin A Walker)
J-4099 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4099 at Payerne (Martin Oertle)
J-4099 (Marcel Walter)
J-4099 (Marcel Walter)
J4099 (Steve Screech)

J-4100 Mk58

Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk58
Hawker Aircraft Line no: XE88
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/697467
First flight at Dunsfold 03Mar60, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Kloten 01Apr60, Pilot: #
Delivered to squadron 09Apr60
Served with SAF Squadrons: 3, 5 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Maverick AGM-65B optically-guided missile system

The 'Haunted Hunter', J-4100 suffered repeated and unexplained malfunctions throughout her career

Hours logged: 2650.08, landings:1520
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

22Mar95 ferried Emmen-Sion, pilot Rudolf Erni
Displayed Sion AFB
Google Earth coordinates: 46 13'10.81N,7 20'7.50E

J-4100 (Peter Lewis)
J-4100 (Joost de Wit)
J-4100 at Sion (David Guignard)

SECOND CONTRACT, 1971:
30 AIRCRAFT, FMk58A SPECIFICATION : J-4101 to J-4130
Refurbished aircraft
Delivered overland to Switzerland 7th December 1971 to 13th April 1973

J-4101 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/679995
First flight at Dunsfold 18Jul56, Pilot: W D E Eggleton
Delivered to no 19MU (St Athan) 24Oct56, serial XG127
Served with RAF Squadrons 56(F), 63(F) & 66(F)
Converted by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft to FRMk10 1961
=19MU (St Athan)
Served with RAF Squadron 2, as FRMk10
Retired, purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 10Jun68 serial G-9-294
Hours logged: 1987.00
Converted to FMk58A
Sold to SAF 14Jan69
Delivered overland 07Dec71, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen 12Sep72, pilot Duncan Simpson
Delivered to squadron 04Dec72
Served with SAF Squadrons: 3, 20, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1645.47, landings:1352
Out of service 16Dec94, Meiringen AFB

Active aircraft
Flygfvapnet Museum, #Såtenäs Air Base, Sweden
Painted in Swedish Air Force livery, civil serial SE-DXC

Advancerad Flygträning, Hässl, Sweden

2004 Owned by Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada, serial C-GJMP
2006 Northern Lights, based in Virginia & California
US serial N323AX

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA) registration


Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J4101 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J-4101 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4101 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J-4101 (John Bennett)

J-4102 Mk58A
Built by Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited, Coventry, as FMk6
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: S4/U/3314
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF438
Delivered to No5 MU (Kemble)
Served with RAF squadrons 208(F)('H')
Converted by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft to FRMk10 14Oct59
First flight as FRMk10: Nov60, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 03Jun70 serial G-9-333
Hours logged: 2709.30
Converted to FMk58A
Sold to SAF 04Jun70
Delivered overland 24Dec71, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 09Mar73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21, #
White 'aggressor' band painted around rear fuselage, late 70s/early 80s
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1658.06, landings:1300
Out of service 08Nov91, Emmen AFB

Scrapped
J-4102 (Ad Vercruijsse)
J4102 (Joop de Groot)

J-4103 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk6
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:# (Forward fuselage section from Belgian FMk6 IF143, after damage at Lyneham, 1968 - see below)
Original Centre Fuselage Construction no: 41H/679969
Centre Fuselage no, after 02Dec68: S4/U/3378# (centre section from Armstrong Whitworth batch transferred from HAL at Kingston, after damage at Lyneham, 1968 - see below)
First flight Jun56, Pilot:#
Held at Bitteswell as test aircraft for Comptroller (Air), Ministry of Supply, then to No5 MU (Kemble)
Served with RAF Squadrons 208(F)& 43(F)('Q'), & Day Fighters' Conversion Squadron
RAF Serial XE611
Converted by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft to FGA9, 1960
=43 Squadron (Cyprus & Aden, 1961; in action Yemen border, rocket & cannon strikes)
02Dec68 overshoot at Lyneham UK, aircraft damaged.
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 25Mar69 serial G-9-295
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 17Jan72, assembled at Emmen
Into SAF service 20Mar73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1689.49, landings:1512
Out of service 31Dec94, Meiringen AFB

1995 Aircraft donated to Randall Hames Air Museum,
Gaffney, North Carolina, USA

12Jul95 ferried Emmen - Southend UK, pilot Hanspeter Hulliger
Aircraft purchased by Andrew McNeil, Augusta, New Jersey, USA
Aden cannon removed at Southend, aircraft ferried to Wilkes-Barre International Airport,
Pennsylvania, USA (21Sep95). Pilot Brian Grant
Aircraft then sold to Dr Dan Lavigna, Tarzana, California, USA
Owner: Blossom Company, Wilmington, Delaware? #

This was the first ex-Swiss Hunter to cross the Atlantic

Active aircraft
Based at Van Nuys Airport, Los Angeles. Civil serial N4103Y
April 2004 After Dan Lavigna's death in March 2003, this aircraft was looked after by Bob Guilford.
In April 2004: Airframe hours 1830, engine 330. Aircraft was for sale, complete with spares & support.

2005 Aircraft acquired by Northern Lights Combat Air Support, Canada

November 2005 Aircraft at Van Nuys Airport (Los Angeles) awaiting maintenance. (Information from Bob Guilford)

J-4103 featured very briefly in an episode of the American TV series The Unit, probably in 2005
(information from Pascal Murer, Ostermundigen, CH)


2008  Owned by Hunter Aviation International Inc, Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Serial N327AX
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)


Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company
J4103 (Joop de Groot)
J4103 (Joop de Groot)
J4103 (Joop de Groot)
J-4103 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4103 (Sino Swearingen Corp)

J-4104 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no: HABL004131
Centre Fuselage no: HABL003115
First flight:# Pilot:#
Delivered to no 5MU (Kemble) 20Apr56, serial XF947
Served with RAF squadrons 3(F) at Geilenkirchen, Germany, & 229 OCU at Chivenor UK
Retired to Fleet Air Arm at RNAS HMS Condor, Arbroath, as Ground Instructional Airframe, serial A2568, 21Feb65
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1970, serial G-9-317
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 02Feb72, assembled at Emmen
Delivered to squadron 23Mar73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 2, 20 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1656.29, landings:1403
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

14Apr96 Ferried Emmen - Dunsfold UK, pilot Martin Escher, for BAe (J Hallet)
1997 Heritage Aviation Developments Ltd (owner Jonathon Whaley),
civil serial G-PSST
Refurbished by Jet Heritage Ltd, Hurn Airport UK
Repainted by AIM Aviation, & named 'Miss Demeanour'
Active aircraft
Based at Kemble UK, owner Jonathon Whaley

2009 Based at Exeter

January 2012
Based at RAF St. Athan, Barry, Wales

Links:
Heritage Aviation The Showcase Site of Miss Demeanour
J-4104 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J4104 (Joop de Groot)
J-4104 Miss D (Paul Nann)
J-4104 Miss D (John Dibbs)
Miss D & Jon W (Jonathon Whaley)
J4041 (Neil Watkin)

J-4105 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
(From second production batch by HAL at Blackpool,
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53)
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: HABL003064 (41H/003067?)
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF303
Delivered to No5 MU (Kemble) 09Jan56
Served with RAF squadron 66(F)('A')
Transferred to Fleet Air Arm at RNAS HMS Condor, Arbroath,
as Ground Instructional Airframe, serial A2565, 30Mar63
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 04Feb70, serial G-9-315
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 10Mar72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 24Apr73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1602.03, landings:1447
Out of service 17Nov94, Meiringen AFB
03Aug95 ferried Meiringen - Dübendorf, pilot Martin Escher

1995 Aircraft donated to Aero-Phoenix collection,
St Martin d'Hostin, France

1995 Acquired by Old Flying Machine Company (OFMC),
Duxford, UK
31Aug95 ferried Dübendorf - Exeter UK, for OFMC (Ray & Mark Hanna), pilot Martin Escher

Active aircraft
2003 Based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation), serial G-BWOU

2005 Hunter Flying Club, Exeter, UK

2008  Hunter Aviation International Inc, Newark, USA
Serial N329AX
Flown by ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company,
Newport News, Virginia, USA)


Link:
ATAC Airborne Tactical Advantage Company

18May2012
ATAC pilot Thomas 'TC' Bennett died today when J-4105/N329AX crashed on approach to Point Mugu Naval Air Station, California.
(Preliminary NTSB Report: Possible fuel transfer problem)

J4105 (Joop de Groot)
J-4105 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4105 (Fergal Goodman)

J-4106 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
(From second production batch by HAL at Kingston,
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a dated 09May51)
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: 41H/670851
First flight 09Sep55 Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Serial WV405
Delivered 23Sep55 to 222(F)Squadron ('A'), No229 OCU.
Transferred Jan66 to Fleet Air Arm at RNAS HMS Condor, Arbroath, as Ground Instructional Airframe
Returned to HAL 1970, serial G-9-316
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 23Mar72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 24May73
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1352.49, landings:1415
Out of service 21Oct93, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped at Interlaken 02Nov93
J-4106 & J-4202 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J4106 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)
J4106 (Joop de Groot)

J-4107 Mk58A
Built by Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited (Coventry) as FMk6
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: S4/U/3339?
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF462
Delivered to No5 MU (Kemble)
Served with RAF squadron 66(F)
Returned to Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 17Apr59, converted to FGA9
First flight as FGA9 30Dec59, pilot Don Lucey
Delivered to squadron 04Feb60
Purchased by HSA 10Mar70, serial G-9-320, converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 12Apr72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 12Jul73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1606.25, landings:1394
Out of service 15Dec94, Meiringen AFB

The only Hunter to have destroyed a bicycle... see Joop de Groot's second picture, at right

07Sep95 ferried Meiringen - Nancy-Essey, France, pilot Bernard Jaggi
Musée de l'Aéronautique, Tomblaine, France

March 2004
Musée de l'Epopée de l'Industrie et de l'Aéronautique,
Albert, France

Link:
Musée de l'Epopée de l'Industrie et de l'Aéronautique Pictures
J-4107 (Ad Vercruijsse)
J4107 (Joop de Groot)
J4107 (Joop de Groot)
J4107 (Don Hewins)
J4107 (Steve Screech)

J-4108 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
(From first production batch by HAL at Kingston, contract SP/6/5910/CB.7a dated 14Mar51
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: 41H/670851 (41H/670857?)
First flight 26Sep55 Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Serial WV411
Delivered 10Oct55 to 20(F)Squadron ('D'), No229 OCU.
Transferred Jan66 to Fleet Air Arm at RNAS HMS Condor, Arbroath,
as Ground Instructional Airframe
Returned to HAL 1970, serial G-9-314, flying hours 1185.55
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 27Apr72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 12Jul73
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1205.28, landings:977
Out of service 26Mar90, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped at Interlaken
J-4108 at Dübendorf (Peter Lewis)

J-4109 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
(From second production batch by HAL at Blackpool,
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53)
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: HABL003094
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF365
Delivered 19Mar56 to No33 MU (Lyneham), then 71(F) Squadron 229 OCU
Purchased by HAL Aug69, serial G-9-297
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 11May72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 16Jul73
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system
SAF Hours logged: 1496.02, landings:1296
Out of service 26Apr94

Scrapped 07Sep94
J4109 (Joop de Groot)

J-4110 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
(From second production batch by HAL at Blackpool,
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53)
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: HABL003079
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF318
Delivered to No33 MU (Lyneham) 27Feb56
Served with RAF squadrons 118(F)('Z'), 130 (F)('Z')
Transferred to Fleet Air Arm at RNAS HMS Condor, Arbroath,
as Ground Instructional Airframe, serial A2567
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 01Apr70, serial G-9-328
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 06Jun72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 21Sep73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20, #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Swedish MBV-2S target towing system

Aircraft used for in-service testing, in addition to operational squadron duties

SAF Hours logged: 1606.59, landings:1512
Out of service 25Nov94, Interlaken AFB

14Jun95 ferried Interlaken - Emmen, pilot Martin Escher
16Jun95 ferried Emmen - Stavangar, Norway, pilot Martin Escher
Flyhistorik Museum, Stavangar/Sola, Norway
2005 Now based at RAF Scampton UK, owner HHA (Hawker Hunter Aviation),
serial G-HHAG
Jan2007 Stored off-site for HHA, awaiting maintenance to airworthy condition

Jun2012 Airworthy, on-site at HHA

Link:
HHA Hawker Hunter Aviation Ltd

2013 Aircraft owned by HHA, stored at Sola, Norway.
J4110 (Joop de Groot)
J4110 (Thomas P Hofer)
J-4110 (Anders Presterud)
J-4110 (John Wickenden)

J-4111 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited at Kingston-upon-Thames as FMk6
(From third production batch by HAL at Kingston)
Aircraft later modified with leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors
Construction no: 41H/680073
First flight 04Dec56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Serial XG272
Delivered 09Jan57 to No 5MU (Kemble), then RAF squadrons 20(F), 93(F)
Returned to HSA 03Jan61; converted to FGA9, delivered to squadron 11Jan61
Purchased by HSA 31May70, serial G-9-310, flying hours 2759.40
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 22Jun72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 04Sep73
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1493.37, landings:1328
Out of service 15Oct90, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped 30Oct90

J-4112 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From third production batch (56 aircraft),
contract SP/6/10344/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003131
First flight 14Mar56 Pilot: #
Serial XF976
Delivered to No 5 MU (Kemble) 13May56
Served with RAF squadrons 3(F), 111(F), 229OCU (RS-15)
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1972, serial G-9-329
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 29Jun72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 28Sep73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20, #
SAF Hours logged: 1722.03, landings:1527
Out of service 23Mar92, Dübendorf

Scrapped
J4112 (Martin Thöni)

J-4113 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From third production batch (56 aircraft),
contract SP/6/10344/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003139
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF984
Delivered to No 5 MU (Kemble) 05Jun56
Transferred Jan66 (03Dec62?) to Fleet Air Arm at RNAS HMS Condor, Arbroath, as Ground Instructional Airframe, serial A2570
Served with RAF squadrons 4(F), 71(F), 229OCU (ES-55)
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1970, serial G-9-330
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 12Jul72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 17Oct73
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4, 20, #
SAF Hours logged: 967.28, landings:479

17Oct84
Training flight from Dübendorf: Mid-air collision with J-4088 during ground attack at Bonaduz, Rhäzüns, Kanton Graubünden.
Pilot Asp. Fw Peter Zängerle (Fl St 4) †
Two people on ground, minor injuries

J-4114 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From third production batch (56 aircraft),
contract SP/6/10344/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003136
First flight 05Jun56 Pilot: #
Serial XF981
Delivered to No 5 MU (Kemble) 05Jun56
RAF College, Manby
Served with RAF squadrons #
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 16Nov67, serial G-9-254
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 10Aug72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 14Nov73
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1504.40, landings:1282
Out of service: 27Aug90, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped 1992
J-4114 (Trevor Bartlett)

J-4115 Mk58A
Built by Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd, Coventry, as FMk6
Single production batch of 100 aircraft, contract SP/6/9818/CB.7a
Wing leading-edge extensions & gun-blast deflectors fitted retrospectively
Delivery completed 31Dec56
Construction no: S4/U/3312
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF436
Delivered to No 5 MU (Kemble)
Returned to HSA 14Nov59, conversion to FRMk10, delivered 24Feb61
Served with RAF squadrons #
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 28Feb70, serial G-9-321, hours 2200
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 01Sep72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 30Nov73
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
White 'aggressor' band painted around rear fuselage, late 70s/early 80s
SAF Hours logged: 1700.08, landings:1551
Out of service: 27Oct92, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped Nov92
J4115 (Joop de Groot)
J4115 (Laurent Baudillon)

J-4116 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From third production batch (56 aircraft),
contract SP/6/10344/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003105
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF937
Delivered to No 5 MU (Kemble) 23Mar56
Served with RAF squadrons 112(F)('K'), 71(F), 234(F); RAF College, Manby
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 16Oct68 (07Oct68?), serial G-9-256
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 19Sep72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 20Dec73
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
07Aug80 Engine failure, dead-stick landing at Dübendorf
SAF Hours logged: 1277.42, landings:999
Out of service: 27Nov91, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4116 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4116 (Arno Scopelliti)

J-4117 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003090
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF361
Delivered to No 33MU (Lyneham) 01Mar56
Served with RAF squadrons 130(F), 229OCU(RS-22)
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 20Jun68, serial G-9-261
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 30Oct71, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 16May74
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1210.14, landings:917
Out of service: 21Mar90, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped

J-4118 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003052
First flight # Pilot: #
Serial XF291
Delivered to No 5MU (Kemble) 29Nov55
Served with RAF squadrons #
Returned to HAL, conversion to GAMk11;
Delivered 05Jun63 to 738 Squadron Fleet Air Arm
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft, serial G-9-334
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 1971, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 19Feb74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1 #
SAF Hours logged: 1403.39, landings:1337
Out of service: 20Feb92, Interlaken AFB

Cockpit section to Verkehrshaus Luzern (Transport Museum, Lucerne),
remainder scrapped 1993
J4118 (Joop de Groot)
J-4118 (George Canciani)

J-4119 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670826
First flight 07Jul55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Serial WV380
Delivered to RAF College, Manby 11Aug55
Served with RAF squadrons #
Returned to HAL 1960, conversion to GAMk11
Delivered to 738Sqn FAA Lossiemouth, 29May62
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 22Apr70, serial G-9-335, 1152 hours
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 03Nov72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 05Apr74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 15, 2 #
SAF Hours logged: 1635.18, landings:1456
Out of service: 13Mar92, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4119 (Joop de Groot)
J4119 (Joop de Groot)

J-4120 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From first production batch (85 aircraft),
second part of contract SP/6/5910/CB.7a dated 14Mar51
Construction no: 41H/670680
First flight 25Jan55, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Serial WT713
Delivered to 33MU (Lyneham) 02Mar55
Served with RAF squadrons 111(F) #
Returned to HAL Feb63, conversion to GAMk11
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1970, serial G-9-336, 819.55 hours
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland #, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 22Feb74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21, 2 #

Aircraft used for in-service testing, in addition to operational squadron duties

SAF Hours logged: 1619.21, landings:1469
30Jun92 Last flight at Dübendorf, pilot Oblt Reto Seipel
Out of service: 06Jul92, Dübendorf AFB

Scrapped
J-4120 (Urs Harnisch)
J4120 (Russ Smith)
J-4120 (David Guignard)
J4120 (Joop de Groot)

J-4121 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From first production batch (85 aircraft),
second part of contract SP/6/5910/CB.7a dated 14Mar51
Construction no: 41H/670751
First flight 05May55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Serial WT808
Delivered 24May55
Served with RAF squadrons 111(F)('G'), 222(F)('G')
Returned to HAL, conversion to GAMk11
A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment) RAF Boscombe Down, 1966
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 24Apr70, serial G-9-337, 1096.15 hours
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 1972, assembled at Emmen, 1152 hours
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 02Jul74
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Night vision (reflective strips, night flight equipment)
SAF Hours logged: 1360.08, landings:1084
14Sep89 Collision with model aircraft, emergency landing at Dübendorf
Out of service: 22Jan92, Emmen AFB

Scrapped
J4121 (Martin Thöni)

J-4122 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003048
First flight #, Pilot: #
Serial XE717
Delivered to 5MU (Kemble) 28Oct55
Served with RAF squadrons 67(F)('G'), 234(F)('G')
Returned to HAL, conversion to GAMk11
Delivered 05Jun63 to 738Sq FAA, Yeovilton Station Flight
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 24Apr70, serial G-9-338
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 14Feb72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 03Jul74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
SAF Hours logged: 1415.19, landings:1350
Out of service: 12Jun90, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped

J-4123 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670820
First flight 04Jul55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Serial WV374
Delivered to RAE (Royal Aircraft Establishment) 05Aug55
Returned to HAL, conversion to GA Mk11
Served with RAF squadron 67(F)('T')
Fleet Air Arm, Serial 647/BY (member of 'Rough Diamonds' aerobatic team, Brawdy)
738 Naval Air Squadron (738 NAS), Lossiemouth, 20Aug62
Royal Navy/FAA Serial 795/BY
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 24Apr70, serial G-9-339
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 14Feb72, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 05Apr74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 7 #
SAF Hours logged: 1510.38, landings:1311
Out of service: 21Jun90, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J-4123 & J-4147 (Urs Harnisch)

J-4124 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003017
First flight #, Pilot: #
Serial XE674
Delivered to 33MU (Lyneham) 21Jun55
Served with RAF squadron 112(F) ('D')
Returned to HAL, conversion to GAMk11
Delivered to 738Sq FAA, 05Jun62
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 27Apr70, serial G-9-340
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 19Jan73, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 10Apr74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF Hours logged: 1428.52, landings:1226

20Oct82
Shot down J-4051 during ground attack at the
Forel range, Neuenburgersee, Kanton Vaud
(J-4051 crossed line of fire)
Kill-mark (one Hunter) carried on left nose

Out of service: 28Sep90, Interlaken AFB

Mostly scrapped, some parts remain at St Stephan
J4124 (unknown source)
J4124 rear section (Andy Davey)

J-4125 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670763
First flight 05May55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Serial WV257
Delivered 24May55
Served with RAF squadron 26(F)('E')
Returned to HAL, conversion to GAMk11
Delivered to 738Sq FAA
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Apr70, serial G-9-341
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 29Jan73, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 04Jun74
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1430.35, landings:1226

22Jul55
Collision with two vehicles after stalling on landing approach -
two fatalities, three injured, pilot uninjured

Member of 'Rough Diamonds' aerobatic team at RNAS Brawdy during 1960s, serial WV257/790


Out of service: 06Jul90, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4125 (Peter Lewis)
J-4125 (David Guignard)
J4125 (Joop de Groot)

J-4126 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From first production batch (20 aircraft),
contract SP/6/8435/CB.7a dated 15Aug52
Construction no: #
First flight #, Pilot: #
Serial WW659
Delivered to 33MU (Lyneham) 01Apr55
Served with RAF squadron 247(F)('V')
Returned to HAL 1960(?), conversion to GAMk11
Delivered to 738Sq FAA, 18Aug55(?), 1808.55 hours
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 24Apr70, serial G-9-342
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 07Feb73, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 05Jul74
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1418.43, landings:1341
Out of service: 05Nov91, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J-4126 etc (MAP)

J-4127 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, as TMk7
Production batch of 20 aircraft for KLu (Dutch Air Force);
Ministry of Supply aircraft XM119, from cancelled batch XM117-XM126
Construction no: 41H/695335
Fitted with single Aden cannon, and Avon 121A engine
First flight 01Dec58, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Serial N-313
Delivered to KLu (Koninklijke Luchtmacht) at Twente, Holland, 12Jan59
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 23Feb65, serial G-9-192
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 01Mar73, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 12Jul74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 8#
SAF Hours logged: 1324.23, landings:1194
Out of service: 02Sep92, Dübendorf AFB

Scrapped
J4127 (Joop de Groot)

J-4128 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, as TMk7
Production batch of 20 aircraft for KLu (Dutch Air Force);
Ministry of Supply aircraft XM124, from cancelled batch XM117-XM126
Construction no: 41H/695340
Fitted with single Aden cannon, and Avon 121A engine
First flight 06Dec58, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Serial N-318
Delivered to KLu (Koninklijke Luchtmacht) at Twente, Holland, 23Jan59
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 09Mar65, serial G-9-194
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 16Mar73, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 16Aug74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 4, 15 #
SAF Hours logged: 1353.51, landings:1220
Out of service: 12Dec89, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4128 (Trevor Bartlett)
J-4128 (Joe Evans)

J-4129 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Limited, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003147
First flight #, Pilot: #
Serial XF992
Delivered to 45MU (Kinloss), 23Jul56
Served with RAF squadron 43(F)('C')
Returned to HSA 1963, conversion to TMk8B
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jan68, serial G-9-269
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 1973, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 25Jul74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 11
SAF Hours logged: 1350.00, landings:1185
Out of service: 16Aug90, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped
J-4129 (MAP)

J-4130 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From third production batch (3 aircraft),
contract SP/6/7144/CB.7a dated 19Jul51
Construction no: 41H/680258
First flight 06Oct55, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Serial WW589
Delivered 09Nov55
Served with RAF squadron 20(F), 229OCU
Ground Instructional Airframe at Halton, serial 7943M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Feb71, serial G-9-343
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 13Apr73, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 25Jul74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 3 #

Aircraft used for in-service testing, in addition to operational squadron duties

SAF Hours logged: 1229.33, landings:1019

20Oct89
During training flight from Ambri AFB: Collision with terrain, Bedrettotal-Nufenenpass, Cantone Ticino
Pilot Oblt André Silvestri (Fl St 3) †

Thanks to Arno Scopelliti for information
J4130 (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)

THIRD CONTRACT, 1973:
22 AIRCRAFT, FMk58A SPECIFICATION : J-4131 to J-4152
Refurbished aircraft
Delivered overland to Switzerland 10th January 1974 to February 1975

J-4131 Mk58A
Built by Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd, Coventry, as FMk6
From single production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9818/CB.7a
Construction no: S4/U/3305
Aircraft later fitted with gun-blast deflectors and leading-edge extensions
Serial XF429
Delivered to 33MU (Lyneham)
Converted 1957 by HAL to Prototype FR Mk10
First flight as FRMk10: 07Nov58, Pilot: #
In RAF service 07Mar66
1967 Served with 1417 Fighter Reconnaissance Flight at Khormaksar, Aden
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Apr71, serial G-9-373
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 10Jan74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 05Sep74
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
Reflective stripes, night vision equipment
SAF Hours logged: 1509.49, landings:1383
Out of service 07Aug90, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped
J-4131 (MAP)

J-4132 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003101
Serial XF933
Delivered 23Mar56 to 33MU (Lyneham)
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7904M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Mar72, serial G-9-392
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 28Jan74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 12Nov74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21
SAF Hours logged: 1348.38, landings:1232
Out of service 14Feb92, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J-4132 (MAP)

J-4133 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003067
Serial XF306
Delivered 09Jan56 to 5MU (Kemble)
Served with RAF Squadrons 112(F)('E')
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7776M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jun72, serial G-9-402
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 28Jan74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 04Oct74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 20 #
SAF Hours logged: 1348.38, landings:1232

26Mar87
Training flight from Mollis AFB: Crashed near Dagmersellen, Kanton Luzern, after uncontrolled attitude in IMC.
Pilot Oblt Peter Küng (Fl St 20) ejected, injured

J-4134 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003077
Serial XF316
Delivered 24Jan56 to 33MU (Lyneham)
Served with RAF Squadrons HQ Flt 2nd TAF, 71(F), 112(F)('R')
Ground Instructional Airframe at Halton, serial 7778M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jun72, serial G-9-403
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 12Mar74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 04Dec74
Served with SAF Squadrons: 3 #
SAF Hours logged: 1095.30, landings:935

21Jul87
Engine flameout during final approach to Emmen AFB,
aircraft destroyed.
Pilot Lt Urs Straumann (Fl St 3) ejected, injured

J-4135 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003069
Serial XF308
Delivered 25Jan56 to 5MU (Kemble)
Served with RAF Squadrons 130(F)('F')
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7777M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Aug72, serial G-9-381
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 27Mar74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 29Jan75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1189.28, landings:1112
Out of service 03Apr90#, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped (Port wing to J-4049 at Dübendorf, Oct90)

J-4136 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003099
Serial XF370
Delivered 15Mar56 to 33MU (Lyneham)
Served with RAF Squadrons 4(FR), 118(F);
Sylt (Germany) Station Flight; RAF Staff College, Strubby
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7772M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Apr70, serial G-9-387
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 30Apr74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 06Jan75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1360.42, landings:1268
Out of service 15Jun90#, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J-4136 (MAP)

J-4137 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a, dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670850
Serial WV404
First flight: 15Sep55, Pilot: Neville Duke
Served with RAF Squadrons 54(F), 247(F)('T'), 229OCU
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7768M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 02May72, serial G-9-384
Converted to FMk58A
Flight hours before delivery to SAF: 612.25
Delivered overland 05Jun74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 03Feb75
Served with SAF Squadrons: 21 #
SAF Hours logged: 1395.59, landings:1341
Out of service 19Feb92, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4137 (Joop de Groot)
J-4137 (John Bennett)

J-4138 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From third production batch (3 aircraft),
contract SP/6/7144/CB.7a, dated 19Jul51
Construction no: 41H/680259
Serial WW590
First flight: 16Oct55, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to squadron 09Nov55
Served with RAF Squadrons 20(F), 229OCU
Ground Instructional Airframe at St Athan, serial 7769M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Apr72, serial G-9-386
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 19Jun74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 19Jan75
Served with SAF Squadrons: 2, 3, 20
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
1993 Red/white paint scheme applied by Fl.St.2 and Fl.Kp.17;
Fl.St.3 and Fl.St.2 squadron emblems on left nose

SAF Hours logged: 1350.43, landings:1283
Out of service 18May93, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped
J4138 Red+White (Peter Gunti, Peter Lewis)
J4138 (Joop de Groot)
J4138 (R Schneider)
J4138 (Peter Lewis)

J-4139 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003109
Serial XF941
Delivered to 45MU (Kinloss) 19Apr56
Served with RAF Squadrons 71(F), 229OCU
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 8006M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Mar72, serial G-9-374
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 29Jul74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 27Feb75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA)
SAF Hours logged: 1204.10, landings:1026
Out of service 02Nov89, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped

J-4140 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003153
Serial XF998
Delivered to 33MU (Lyneham) 20Jul56
Served with RAF Squadrons 54(F)('A'), 245(F), 229OCU
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7950M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Feb72, serial G-9-390
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 17Jul74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 27Feb75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1275.08, landings:1209
Out of service 30Mar92, Dübendorf AFB

Scrapped

J-4141 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003145
Serial XF990
Delivered to 33MU (Lyneham) 22Jun56
Served with RAF Squadrons 3, Geilenkirchen Station Flight, 3(again), 229 OCU, 234(F)('A')
Tail section later mated to the fuselage of another Mk 4 (XF366) to become Halton GI Airframe 8004M (which retained the identity of XF366)
The remainder of XF990 then became
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 8007M
21Mar68 (XF990 / 8007M) - RRR (and became G-9-408)
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Aug72, serial G-9-408
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 29Jul74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron #
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1361.19, landings:1350
Out of service 30Jan92, Dübendorf AFB

Scrapped
J4141 (Martin Thöni)
J4141 (Martin Thöni)

J-4142 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003112
Serial XF944
Delivered to 45MU (Kinloss) 09Apr56
Served with RAF Squadrons 234(F)('G'), Central Flying School
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7907M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Mar72, serial G-9-393
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 21Aug74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 01Apr75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1480.42, landings:1390
Out of service 07Oct92, Dübendorf AFB

Scrapped

J-4143 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003145 (HABL003112?)
Serial XF973
Delivered to 5MU (Kemble) 28May56
Served with RAF Squadrons 66(F), 71(F), Central Flying School ('E')
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7908M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Mar72, serial G-9-394
Converted to FMk58A
Flight hours before delivery to SAF: 1189.45
Delivered overland 18Sep74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 18Jun75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1466.44, landings:1549
Out of service 17Mar92, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped

J-4144 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a, dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670803
Serial WV329
First flight: 02Jun55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Delivered 01Jul55
Served with RAF Squadrons 54(F)('D'), 245(F), 229OCU
Ground Instructional Airframe at Halton, serial 7671M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jul72, serial G-9-407
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 10Sep74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 14Apr75
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1 #
SAF Hours logged: 247.57, landings:#

15Dec77
Flight from Dübendorf: Crashed at Lenzerheide, Kanton Graubünden. Aircraft out of control at 300m altitude, after passing through jet exhaust of leader.
Pilot Wm Hugo Kühne (UeG Fl St 1) ejected safely

J-4145 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003021
Serial XE678
Delivered to 5MU (Kemble) 04Jul55
Served with RAF Squadrons 222(F)('X')
Ground Instructional Airframe at Halton, serial 7786M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jun72, serial G-9-404
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 07Oct74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 14Aug75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
White 'aggressor' band around rear fuselage
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
SAF Hours logged: 1382.42, landings:1438
Out of service 16Mar92, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped

J-4146 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a, dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670772
Serial WV266
First flight: 02May55, Pilot: Flt Lt NJ Carver
Delivered 23May55
Served with RAF Squadrons 4(F)('T'), 67(F)('B'), 234(F)('B')
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7781M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jul72, serial G-9-399
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 24Oct74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 11Jul75
Served with SAF Squadrons: 1, 15 #
SAF Hours logged: 1360.29, landings:1323
Out of service 25Oct93, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4146 (Joop de Groot)
J4146 (Arno Scopelliti)

J-4147 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a, dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670767
Serial WV261
First flight: 23Apr55, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered 01Jun55
Served with RAF Squadron 26(F)
Crash landing at Kemble, England, 13Jan56
Ground Instructional Airframe at Halton, serial 7780M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Mar73, serial G-9-400
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 06Dec74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 22Jul75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF Hours logged: 1208.50, landings:1374
Out of service 11Oct90, Meiringen AFB

Scrapped
J-4147 (John Bennett)
J-4123 & J-4147 (Urs Harnisch)

J-4148 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
Second part of contract SP/6/5910/CB.7a dated 14Mar51 (85 aircraft)
Construction no: 41H/670740
Serial WT797
First flight: 21Apr55, Pilot: Frank Bullen
Delivered 20May55
Served with RAF Squadrons 14(F), 111(F)
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7792M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft May72, serial G-9-388
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 30Apr74, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 30Jul75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
SAF Hours logged: 1048.55, landings:804
Out of service 30Mar90, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped

J-4149 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003002
Serial XE659
Delivered to 33MU (Lyneham) 04May55
Served with RAF Squadrons 54(F), 66(F), 92(F)('J'), 229OCU
Ground Instructional Airframe at Halton, serial 7785M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Mar72, serial G-9-401
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 10Jan75, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 30Jul75
15Mar82, St Stephan: Landing roll into net crash barrier
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
SAF Hours logged: 1360.10, landings:1442
Out of service 14Feb92, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4149 (Trevor Bartlett)
J4149 (Joop de Groot)
J4149 (PRM)

J-4150 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003073
Serial XF312
Delivered to 5MU (Kemble) 18Jan56
Served with RAF Squadrons 71(F), 112(F)('T'), 26(F)
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7848M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jun72, serial G-9-405
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 30Jan75, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 19Sep75
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
SAF Hours logged: 1426.39, landings:1361
Out of service 03Dec91, Interlaken AFB

Scrapped
J4150 (Joop de Groot)

J-4151 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
From second production batch (85 aircraft),
contract SP/6/6867/CB.7a, dated 09May51
Construction no: 41H/670839
Serial WV393
Delivered 09Sep55 (09May55?), Linton-on-Ouse Station Flight
Ground Instructional Airframe, serial 7944M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Jan73, serial G-9-410
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 19Feb75, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 22Oct75
Served with SAF Squadrons: 5 #
SAF Hours logged: 312.09, landings:#

11May79
Training flight from Raron AFB: Crashed into Neuenburgersee, Kanton Neuenburg (wing contact with water surface while banking to starboard). Aircraft not recovered.
Pilot Lt Flavio Barloggio (Fl St 5) †

Thanks to Henrik Elstorp for finding photograph
J4151 (via Alfred Damen)

J-4152 Mk58A
Built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
Second part of contract SP/6/5910/CB.7a dated 14Mar51 (85 aircraft)
Forward Fuselage Construction no: R/HABL-0030
Centre Fuselage Construction no: 41H/670683
Serial WT716
First flight: 27Jan55, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to 5MU (Kemble) 29Mar55
Served with RAF Squadron 111(F)
Ground Instructional Airframe at Weeton, serial 7790M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Apr72, serial G-9-385
Converted to FMk58A
Delivered overland 1975, assembled at Emmen
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 10Feb76
Served with SAF Squadrons: #
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964
Fatigue meter
SAF Hours logged: 1207.26, landings:1238
Out of service 03Jul90, Interlaken AFB

30Jun92 By road, Interlaken - Dübendorf
Dec94 Fliegermuseum Dübendorf, as 'Robin Hood'

Links:
Flieger Flab Museum, Dübendorf
Flieger Flab Museum Panorama of Exhibition Hall
J-4152 Robin Hood (Urs Harnisch)
J-4152 Robin Hood badge (Schweizerische Flugwaffe)

FOURTH CONTRACT, 1974:
8 AIRCRAFT, TMk68 SPECIFICATION : J-4201 to J-4208
Refurbished aircraft (new-build front sections)
Delivered overland to Switzerland 2nd August 1974 to 3rd June 1975

J-4201 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston upon Thames, as FMk4
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no: 41H/670803
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/R/67003X
First flight at Dunsfold 07Jun55, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Delivered 27Jun55
Served with RAF Squadrons 67(F)('X'), 234(F)('P')
RAF Serial WV332
Retired as Ground Instructional Airframe, Halton, maintenance serial 7673M
Purchased by Hawker Aircraft Limited July72, serial G-9-406.
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Delivered overland to Emmen for assembly, 02Aug74
First flight as TMk68: Emmen 29Apr75, pilots: Duncan Simpson, Manfred Brennwald
Delivered to squadron 19Aug75
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4153
Served with SAF Squadrons: 24, 18#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964 (Outer left pylon only)
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
Hours logged: 1638.21, landings:2301
Out of service 16Dec94, Meiringen

08Jun95 Ferry flight Meiringen - Buochs, Pilots Bernhard Jaggi, Schild
02Apr97 Ferry flight Buochs - Raron (touch & go at Meiringen), pilots Martin Escher, P Gunti
1997-1999 In storage at Raron
21Jun99 Aircraft joined Amici dell'Hunter at Ambri, Ticino
2001 Amici dell'Hunter, operated from Sion, Valais
ACTIVE AIRCRAFT Civil serial HB-RVR

Link:
Amici dell'Hunter, at Sion
J-4201 (Amici dell'Hunter)
J-4201 (J Rimensberger)
J-4201 (Robert A Cerutti)
J-4201 & J-4205 (Martin Thöni)
J-4201/HB-RVR (Andy Davey)

J-4202 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Blackpool, as FMk4
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: HABL003119 (41HR/003119?)
First flight at Dunsfold 14Apr56, Pilot: #
Delivered to no33 Maintenance Unit (Lyneham) 01May56
Served with RAF Squadrons 3(F)('P'), 111(F) & 229 OCU
RAF Serial XF951, Maintenance serial 7947M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft May72, serial G-9-389.
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Delivered overland to Emmen for assembly, 10Dec74
Delivered to squadron 24Feb76
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4154
Served with SAF Squadrons: 24, 5#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964 (Outer left pylon only)
Fatigue meter
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
Hours logged: 1578.57, landings:2380
Out of service 16Jun94, Payerne

Originally intended for US ownership, but later donated to Fliegermuseum Altenrhein (Owner François Babel)
21Apr95 Ferried Payerne-Altenrhein, pilots Hanspeter Hulliger, Ueli Bodmer

1997 Aircraft acquired by Ron Wheeldon & John Sayers

24Sep97 Ferry flight Altenrhein - Ancona - Heraklion - Luxor -
Asmara - Addis Ababa - Nairobi - Lilongwe - Lanseria (South Africa)
Pilots Stefan Weber, Ron Wheeldon
Nov99 Owned outright by Ron Wheeldon, Cape Town, RSA

ACTIVE AIRCRAFT Civil serial ZU-HUN
J-4202 Ron Wheeldon displaying J-4202, in 2004
Pictures from Julian Whitelaw
J-4202 / ZU-HUN J-4202 setting a new South African record, in 2009
Pictures from Bruce Perkins
J-4202 & J-4106 (Borgeaud, Gunti, Lewis)

J-4203 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk4
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/670844
First flight at Dunsfold 29Aug55, Pilot: Duncan Simpson
Delivered to squadron 19Sep55
Served with RAF Squadrons 20(F), 26(F) & 229 OCU
RAF Serial WV398, Maintenance serial 7767M
Purchased by Hawker Aircraft Limited Jan73, serial G-9-411.
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Delivered overland to Emmen for assembly, 04Mar75
Delivered to squadron 26Feb76
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4155
Served with SAF Squadrons: 24, 5#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964 (Outer left pylon only)
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
Hours logged: 1432.43, landings:2068
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

03May95 Ferried Emmen-Buochs, pilots Toni Locher, Heiz
02Apr97 Ferried Buochs-Raron (touch & go en route, at Meiringen) Pilots K Kaiser, D Kurt
Into storage at Raron/Rarogne

Nov2001
Transported by road to
Musée de l'Aviation Militaire de Payerne, Canton Vaud.
Aircraft refurbished 2001-2004.
Active aircraft, serial HB-RVW.
Pilots Claude Nicollier, Raymond Clerc

Link:
Musée de l'Aviation Militaire de Payerne
J-4203 at Dübendorf (Urs Harnisch)
J-4203 at Payerne (Loïs Ruffieux)
J-4203 (Peter Lewis)
J-4203 (Peter Lewis)
J-4203 (Peter Lewis)
J-4203 at Geneva, 1994 (David Guignard)
J-4203 at Geneva, 1994 (David Guignard)

J-4204 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft (Blackpool) Ltd, as FMk4
From second production batch (100 aircraft),
contract SP/6/9817/CB.7a, dated 24Aug53
Construction no: HABL003033
Serial XE702
Delivered to 5MU (Kemble) 22Jul55
External stores trials at A&AEE
Served with RAF Squadrons 92(F)('E'), 43(F)('B')
Ground Instructional Airframe at 30MU (Sealand) 11Jul63, serial 7794M
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Sep71, serial G-9-375
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Delivered overland to Emmen for assembly, 15Apr75
First flight as Mk58A at Emmen#, pilot #
Delivered to squadron 10Mar76
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4156
Served with SAF Squadron: 24
SAF MODIFICATIONS
VISTA ECM pod
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
SAF Hours logged: 1652.23, landings:1994
Out of service 16Dec94, Dübendorf AFB

16Dec94 Last flight at Dübendorf AFB, before handing over to Museum Dübendorf;
Pilots Hanspeter Hulliger, Martin Escher

On public display at Fliegermuseum Dübendorf

2011
In storage at Fliegermuseum Dübendorf

Links:
Flieger Flab Museum, Dübendorf
Flieger Flab Museum Panorama of Exhibition Hall

J-4204 at Fliegermuseum Dübendorf, 2003 & 2006
J-4204 (Joop de Groot)


J-4205 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Blackpool, as FMk50 (based on FMk4)
Contract HAL/54/S.016 dated 29Jun54
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no: HABL003221
Centre Fuselage no: HABL003206 (41H/R/003206?)
First flight at Squires Gate 22Jan57, Pilot: #
Delivered to Kungl. Svenska Flygvapnet (Royal Swedish Air Force) 02Feb57
Classified as type J34, Swedish Air Force Serial 34086
Served with Swedish Squadrons:#
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1970, serial G-9-412.
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Components delivered to Emmen for assembly 03Jun75
Delivered to squadron: 09Mar76
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4157
Served with SAF Squadrons: 24#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964 (Outer left pylon only)
Fatigue meter
VISTA ECM pod
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
Hours logged: 1697.13, landings:2286
Out of service 16Dec94, Emmen AFB

10Mar95 Ferried Emmen-Altenrhein, pilot Toni Locher
Fliegermuseum Altenrhein
Active aircraft, serial HB-RVP
Flown & maintained by the Hunter Flying Group, Altenrhein
HFG pilots: Paul Ruppeiner, Ueli Leutert, Hans-Peter Reusser, Stefan Weber, Ernst Flessati

Links:
Fliegermuseum Altenrhein
Swiss Hunter Team
J-4205 (Joop de Groot)
J-4205 (Evert J van Koningsveld)
J-4205 (Gordon Williams)
J-4205 (M Fankhauser)
J-4205/HB-RVP (Thomas P Hofer)
J-4205/HB-RVP (Urs Stoller)
J-4205 & J-4201 (Martin Thöni)

J-4206 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Blackpool, as FMk50 (based on FMk4)
Contract HAL/54/S.016 dated 29Jun54
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no: HABL003207
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/680360
First flight at Squires Gate 05Dec56, Pilot: #
Delivered to Kungl. Svenska Flygvapnet (Royal Swedish Air Force) 02Feb57
Classified as type J34, Swedish Air Force Serial 34072
Served with Swedish Squadrons:#
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1970, serial G-9-413.
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Delivered overland to Emmen for assembly 03Jun75
Delivered to squadron: 28Apr76
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4158
Served with SAF Squadrons: 24, 5#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964 (Outer left pylon only)
Fatigue meter
VISTA ECM pod
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
Hours logged: 1522.09, landings:2164
Out of service 14Jun94, Payerne AFB

=14Jun95 Ferried Payerne-Buochs, pilot Tony Wirz, Luisier#
02Apr97 Ferried Buochs-Raron (touch & go en route, at Interlaken), pilots V Gunten, R Rohrbach
In storage at Raron (BAMF reserve)
Autumn 2001 acquired by Hunter Flying Group, Altenrhein.
Active aircraft, serial HB-RVV
Flown & maintained by the Hunter Flying Group, Altenrhein
HFG pilots: Paul Ruppeiner, Ueli Leutert, Hans-Peter Reusser, Stefan Weber, Ernst Flessati

Links:
Fliegermuseum Altenrhein
Swiss Hunter Team
J-4206 (Joop de Groot)
J-4206 at Raron (Stefan Weber)
J-4206 (Thomas P Hofer)
J-4206 (Hugh Ramsay)
J-4206 (Flavien Breitenmoser)
J-4206 Tiger (Peter Lewis)
J-4206 at Mollis (Martin Thöni)
J-4206 at Mollis (Martin Thöni)

J-4207 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Kingston-upon-Thames, as FMk50 (based on FMk4)
Contract HAL/54/S.016 dated 29Jun54
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no:#
Centre Fuselage no:41H/680305
First flight: 17Mar56, Pilot: David Lockspeiser
Delivered to Kungl. Svenska Flygvapnet (Royal Swedish Air Force) 11Apr56
Classified as type J34, Swedish Air Force Serial 34017
Served with Swedish Squadrons:#
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1970, serial G-9-414
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Delivered overland to Emmen for assembly 03Jun75
Delivered to squadron: 04Jun76
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4159
Served with SAF Squadrons: 7, 24
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964 (Outer left pylon only)
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
Hours logged: 732.42, landings:599

09Aug83
Flight from Sion AFB: Collision with terrain in forest at Catto-Lurengo (Cantone Ticino), whilst in traffic circuit for Ambri AFB
Pilots Oblt Jörg Gantner (Fl St 7) †
Wm Thomas Plattner (Fl St 7) †

J-4208 TMk68
Built by Hawker Aircraft Limited, Blackpool, as FMk50 (based on FMk4)
Contract HAL/54/S.016 dated 29Jun54
Hawker Aircraft Line no:#
Forward Fuselage no: HABL003215
Centre Fuselage no: 41H/680368
First flight at Squires Gate 04Jan57, Pilot: Hugh Merewether
Delivered to Kungl. Svenska Flygvapnet (Royal Swedish Air Force) 24Jan57
Classified as type J34, Swedish Air Force Serial 34080
Served with Swedish Squadrons:#
Purchased by Hawker Siddeley Aircraft 1970, serial G-9-415.
Converted to TMk68 at Dunsfold, with new-build front section
Thanks to John Harlow for information
Delivered overland to Emmen for assembly 03Jun75
Delivered to squadron: 05Jul76
Original Swiss serial (not used) J-4160
Served with SAF Squadrons: 24#
SAF MODIFICATIONS
AIM-9 Sidewinder (SIWA) 1964 (Outer left pylon only)
Fatigue meter
CFP 76 chaff-flare pod
Hours logged: 1604.29, landings:2456
'Friar Tuck' emblem (by Walter Studer) on left nose
Out of service 14Dec94, Meiringen AFB

16Jun95 Ferried Emmen - Hurn (Bournemouth, UK)
Pilots Urs Graf, Rudolf Erni

Owned by Golden Europa Jet Club, Stuttgart, Germany,
serial G-HVIP
Active aircraft
Based at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, UK with Jet Heritage

14Mar08 Imported into Canada, UK registration cancelled
Under Canadian ownership: Lortie Aviation Inc
16Jul08 Registered as C-FUKW

2009 operated for French Navy by Apache Aviation, Istres AB, France

Links:
Lortie Aviation Inc Combat Training
Apache Aviation Combat Aviation Training Support
J-4208 (Joop de Groot)
J4208 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J4208 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J4208 at Bournemouth (Steve Burland)
J-4208 (aerovet)
J4208 (Steve Screech)
J-4208 (Olivier Cortot)