Folland T. Mk. 1 Gnat

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Folland T. Mk. 1 Gnat (1960-1978)
Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, Arizona, USA
February 21, 2008

Conceptualized and developed as a low-cost subsonic jet fighter, 449 units were constructed.  This aircraft had a maximum speed of 695 m.p.h. and a service ceiling of 48,000 feet.  In 1959 Folland Aircraft was acquired by Hawker Siddeley which produced the Gnat T1.

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