Folland Gnat T MK1, 1962 aircraft

Made:
1962 in Hamble
maker:
Folland Aircraft Limited

Aircraft, Folland Gnat T. MK.1, serial number XP505, built by Folland Aircraft Ltd, Hamble, Hampshire, England, September 1962. Used by Royal Aircraft Establishment Bedford 1970-1983

Aircraft: Folland Gnat T.MK.1, serial number XP505. Built by Folland Aircraft Ltd. September 1962. Used by Royal Aircraft Establishment Bedford 1970-1983. The Gnat was the RAFs advanced jet trainer for many years before being replaced by the Hawk. It found fame with the aerobatic teams The 'Yellow Jacks' and 'Red Arrows'.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1984-1650
type:
aircraft, aeroplanes, radioactivity and research aircraft
credit:
Ministry of Defence (St. Giles Court)