Hawker Sea Hawk F1, WF159, Royal Navy
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Construction Number: Unknown
Code Number: A2420
Model Hawker Sea Hawk F1
Operator: Royal Navy
Airport: In Flight, International Airspace
Photographer: Mike Dowsing Collection
Date Taken: 1953
Another example, of the short lives, of fifties jet fighters. This view from Hawker, of the graceful Sea Hawk,was probably taken in 1953, when WF159 was delivered. By 1956, it was a maintenance airframe, and ended its days at Predannack Fire School, in 1965.