Tag Archives: turbojet

Hunting-Percival Jet Provost T.3 / BAC Strikemaster

The BAC Strikemaster is the same aircraft as a Jet Provost (the piston version being recorded elsewhere in this blog). As a militarised trainer, the aircraft looks very aerobatic in display. Powered by a Rolls-Royce Viper Mk.535 turbojet producing 3,410 lbf (15.2 kN). Doing a bit of digging around using the aircraft serial number, this […]

BAe Hawk Trainer

Hot off the press this afternoon, a 30 second clip from a BAe Hawk flying low and fast at Old Warden. The recording was quite loud but not as loud as some of the piston powered aircraft this afternoon (the Hawker Tomtit for example). I usually record with about 20db of headroom and had plenty […]

Hunting Jet Provost

Recording of a Hunting Jet Provost trainer aircraft. Powered by a single Armstrong Siddeley Viper turbojet The BAC Jet Provost (originally built by Hunting Percival) was a British jet-powered trainer aircraft used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1955 to 1993. In the 1950s the RAF issued a requirement for a new dedicated jet […]