The Yorkshire Air Museum has a number of modern jet fighters laid up around the grounds. This is the Harrier GR3, the remarkable Harrier originated from the Hawker P1127 Kestrel, designed by Sir Sydney Camm of Hurricane fame, and was the first Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) combat aircraft to enter regular squadron service with any air force in the world. In the UK it served with both the Royal Navy and the RAF. Today the UK goverment announce that the Harrier force would be scrapped immediately as part of the Defence Spending Review, leaving us without a carrier capable jet fighter.
Also at Elvington are Tornados and Buccaneers in a similar state.
Panavia Tornado GR1 and GR4
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