Can you buy a Harrier Jump Jet?

Can you buy a Harrier Jump Jet?

The Harrier Jump Jet is being sold by and is virtually complete, with spares. The cockpits are pristine. The front cockpit is virtually identical to the single-seat Sea Harrier, as this was the Sea Harrier trainer.

Does the RAF still use the Harrier?

20 Squadron RAF, the Harrier Operational Conversion Unit (OCU), was disbanded; No. 4 Squadron also disbanded and reformed as No. 4 (Reserve) Squadron at RAF Wittering. All Harrier GR7 aircraft were retired by July 2010.

Are there any Harrier jump jets still flying?

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II operators The Marine Corps currently retains 126 AV-8B and TAV-8B aircraft, with only 80 Harrier aircraft in active service as of 2018. Each fighter squadron operates 16 AV-8B Harrier jets.

Does the UK still have any Harriers?

The UK is procuring the STOVL F-35B to be operated from the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers. The Sea Harrier was withdrawn from service in 2006 and the last remaining aircraft from 801 Naval Air Squadron were decommissioned on 29 March 2006.

Are there any airworthy Harriers in the UK?

One is at the Royal Navy Air Engineering & Survival School, Gosport and the other is at RAF Wittering in Lincolnshire. The Fleet Air Arm Museum, the RAF Museum and the Imperial War Museum each received one Harrier aircraft in order to preserve the UK’s military heritage.

Can a civilian Own a Harrier jet?

The aircraft owned by Nalls Aviation is the world’s first and only privately-owned and flown Harrier of any kind. It carries the British Royal Navy number XZ-439 and is registered in the United States as N94422. Of the more than 45 different Harrier variants, there were only 76 Sea Harriers built.

How many Harriers lost Falklands?

6 lost
Air campaign

Sea Harrier FRS.1 1,435 sorties, 20 (+3) kills, 6 lost.
Harrier GR.3 126 sorties, 4 lost.
Vulcan B.2 5 sorties: 1, 3 May and 12 June; 21×1,000 lbs bombs – 31 May and 3 June; 4 x AGM-45 Shrike.