The plane J-4203/HB-RVW, currently used for civil flights by Espace Passion, completed 1'433 flying hours.
This plane was part of the second batch of Hunter purchase in Switzerland.
After flying for the Royal Air Force as a single seater, it was bought in 1972 and changed into a two-seater in Emmen. It could perform the same missions as the single seater but had only two barrels. It slept in a cave at the Rarogne airbase from 1995 to 2001.
Donated to the Foundation by the Air Force it was dismantled and brought to Payerne by truck in November 2001.
In spring 2004 it received its historical plane registration HB-RVW. It has been flying since then with civil passengers and participated in the air show AIR 04 and AIR14.
After its last flight on the 3rd october 2014 he was placed in the aircraft exhibition of the Clin d'Ailes museum.
Technical information - Hunter Trainer TMk.68 'Hunter-Trainer'
|Affiliated:||from 1972 to 1994|
|Mission:||training, electronic warfare|
|Engine:||Rolls-Royce Avon 203|
|Maximum thrust:||4'580 kp|
|Maximum speed at take-off:||11'340 kg|
|Maximum speed:||1'150 km/h at sea level|
|Ceiling altitude:||15'250 m/sea|
|Flight radius:||1'000 km|