Hawk 127 airframe completes life extension tests in Australia

12th August 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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A team from BAE Systems in the UK and the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) has completed a major structural testing programme on a specially adapted Hawk 127 trainer jet, to achieve the equivalent of 50,000 flying hours (five times its safety clearance for the Royal Australian ...

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