Dimensions: Wingspan: 10.25m, Length: 13.93m, Height: 4.02m
Max Weight: 11,158kg
Max Speed: 1,130 km/h
Crew: 1 pilot in an ejection seat
Role: Fighter (Interceptor), Bomber
In service: 1953-1995, (not in Canada)
The Hawker Hunter is a British-built fighter and is a type never flown by the Canadian military. The museum’s example flew with the official aerobatics team of the Swiss Air Force ‘Patrouille Suisse’ from 1959 to 1994. It is painted in the team’s official colours.
The Hunter aircraft has been with the National Air Force Museum since 1995 and was donated by the Government of Switzerland.