New-Generation Hawk Training Boosts Capability

By Tony Osborne
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
September 23, 2013

The introduction of the BAE Systems Hawk T2 jet trainer and modern synthetic training aids are having a dramatic effect on the preparedness of the U.K.'s fast-jet crews.

Senior officers say the first four pilots who graduated from the 11-month advanced fast-jet training course in June—arriving ready for conversion onto frontline types—are significantly better prepared for the multi-role missions than their predecessors, who had trained on the older Hawk T1.

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