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Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by wingnutzster » Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:10 pm

I have it on 100% reliable authority that the Silver Falcons will be transferring to Hawk trainers soon - my source is involved in the process of determining the livery of the new mounts.

This may be old news or may have been discussed before but this is the first confirmation I have of the rumors.
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by Johan7720 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:26 pm

They currently have barely enough money to keep the Astra's in the air. So where is the money going to come from for the Hawks?
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by 87Juliet » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:24 pm

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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by wingnutzster » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:09 pm

I checked with him again.....at the livery design stage already
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by Anton Nel » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:17 pm

Will be a welcome change!
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by skydancer » Fri Jul 01, 2016 8:35 am

Johan7720 wrote:They currently have barely enough money to keep the Astra's in the air. So where is the money going to come from for the Hawks?
Maybe I got it wrong, but are the jet trainers not much cheaper to operate than the turbo prop Pilatus? Maybe thats why
they are considering the Hawks for the aerobatic team. And also, how many Hawks get airtime these days?
Like I said, just speculating..but I would be great if this turns into reality :-)
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by Deanw » Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:26 pm

This is news for the people at Langebaan.

Perhaps it is for the new Hawk Formo Team as flown at AAD 2014?
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by Deanw » Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:31 pm

How come every time my ship comes in I'm at the airport?

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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by canard » Mon Jul 04, 2016 9:29 pm

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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by wingnutzster » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:05 am

Very nice! I will forward your ideas to the designer but the design is well under way by now. Very excited to see what he puts together and will ask nicely for a sneak peek for avcom :wink:
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by PH-BFY » Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:18 pm

jeez guys... this was an April fool's joke... And I am not against it but will believe it when I see it... :P
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by Airfire » Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:35 am

Here is a pic from 2014 display

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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by wingnutzster » Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:12 am

100% confirmed - it started as a joke but there was obviously some truth in it's origins because it's a reality which I'm sure will be announced soon.
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by skydancer » Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:29 am

Like I said before, not sure if thats still the case these days. But im sure they will be slightly cheaper to operate than those Turbo's?
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Re: Hawks for Silver Falcons?

Unread post by Deanw » Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:24 pm

I somehow doubt that a turbofan uses less fuel than a turboprop?
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