Remarks: Displaying the markings of 100 Squadron, based at Leeming, this Hawk is on loan to The Red Arrows and is pictured here with one of the team pilots taxiing to the runway to depart for a brief handling flight. In the background one of his team mates can be seen practicing manoeuvres.
Remarks: A Hawk of 100 Squadron, RAF Leeming, Yorkshire, is seen here participating in the Valley Aviation Society charity photo-call. 100 Squadron is Part of 1 Group, formerly part of RAF Strike Command, and uses the Hawk as a threat simulation aircraft. The entire Hawk fleet is maintained here at Valley, however, under a contract with BAE Systems sub-contracted to Babcock.