Tag: Jump Jet

Two former Royal Navy (Sea) Harrier Jump Jets could Fly Again Soon
On Aug. 7, 2019 two former Royal Navy Sea Harrier fighter jets were registered in British Civil Aviation Authority record book, gaining their civil registrations. On Aug. 7, 2019 two former Royal Navy Sea Harrier fighter jets were registered in British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) record book, gaining their civil registrations.
Exhilarating vintage video provides a unique insight into Harrier V/STOL operations
"The thrill of rising vertically on a column of thrust from a wooded site is an exhilarating experience...whether it's the first time or the hundredth!," Chuck deVlaming, USAF exchange pilot who flew with RAF No. 1 Squadron Harrier jump jets Called Harrier Strike and Survive, the cool promotional video in this post shows how the legendary jump jet was able...
The British-designed Harrier changed aviation when it became the only successful STOVL military jet following its development in the 1960s Commonly known as the 'Jump Jet' - the iconic Harrier GR.1 short take off and vertical landing (STOVL) jet aircraft performed its maiden flight on Dec. 28, 1967, 50 years ago. Still in service as AV-8B with the U.S. Marine Corps...