RAF BAE Systems Hawk T1
In the current RAF training programme, the Hawk T1 is the first jet aircraft that a student pilot will fly.
An advanced and very successful trainer, the Hawk is used to teach operational tactics, air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, air combat and low-level operating procedures. The aircraft is also flown by the RAF Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows.
This season's solo Hawk display by Flt Lt Phil Bird will be the last as the upgraded Hawk T2 will feature in future years.