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Hawker Hunter

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Hawker Hunter
RAF's Hawker Hunter in flight.
Role Fighter jet.
National origin UK
Manufacturer Hawker
First flight 1951
Introduction 1954
Status Out of service
Primary user Royal Air Force
Number built 1972 examples

The Hawker Hunter is a British military jet aircraft. It was designed and built as fighter aircraft for the Royal Air Force. But it was used by many other operators as Fleet Air Arm, or foreign air forces. Belgium, Iraq, Sweden, and Switzerland are among the operators of this aircraft.