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Advanced Harrier Projects
« on: April 01, 2006, 02:16:52 pm »
Thanks to Evan, heres a nice PDF of a British Aerospace Harrier II Plus brochure showing it in RN colours.
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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2006, 04:45:33 am »
Thanks Evan,

very nice artwork...it seems an Squadron/Signal in Action cover

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2006, 04:13:14 pm »
*smile* It's scans of an official McDD/BAE brochure I picked up on E-Bay.   it is official.

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2006, 05:26:40 pm »
I was going through some old discs and I found some clip art obtained back when I was working for Boeing-Rocketdyne.  I thought these items of interest:

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2006, 08:44:24 am »
A MDD AV-8B flew with wingtip rails during the 90's.
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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2006, 07:59:34 pm »
A MDD AV-8B flew with wingtip rails during the 90's.

I know, I've got pics if anyone wants them.  The one shown here also has stretches to the fuselage and a larger spine that current AV-8Bs.

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2006, 02:04:02 am »
Yes the wingtip Sidewinder equiped AV-8B Harrier II flew on 30 November 1994.
Has anyone got photos of this test aircraft?

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2006, 06:40:21 pm »
Yes the wingtip Sidewinder equiped AV-8B Harrier II flew on 30 November 1994.
Has anyone got photos of this test aircraft?

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Yep, drop me a note with your email address adn I'll send 'em off.

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2007, 09:21:49 am »
Two pics attached, of the BAe Kingston Harrier GR.5(K) with a 250sq ft wing and of the early Sea Harrier FRS.2 proposal.
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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2007, 10:20:39 am »
Thanks Mike! Been after the original FRS.2 for ages.
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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2007, 10:24:34 am »
Mike you don't happen to have a 3-view of the GR5 versions do you ?

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2007, 10:27:45 am »
Like this..?
BAe P.1216 Supersonic ASTOVL Aircraft: www.harrier.org.uk/P1216.htm

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2007, 10:38:28 am »
Cheers Mike that will do nicely,

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2007, 10:43:40 am »
Like this..?

I have the impression that definitive rebuilt Harrier for the RAF would have featured a standard GR.3 nose section.

The Sea Harrier cockpit would have made tremendous sense for new built "big wing" airframes, but in the absence of export customers, the rebuilding GR.3s seems to have been the most likely scenario.

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Re: Advanced Harrier Projects
« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2007, 10:45:58 am »
I've got a nice article in Air International on the big-wing Harriers.
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