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P1226
P1226
P1226 in RAF default livery
Aircraft P1226
Manufacturer Hawker
Year 1985 (Design Frozen)
Power Jet
Primary Use Military, close air support
Developer Daniel_g
X-Plane Version 8.64
Development Status Published
Custom Sounds No
Custom Instruments Yes
3D Cockpit Yes
3D Object Yes
Publisher X-Plane.org
Licence Freeware


Aircraft Background Edit

The P1226 was the final throw of the dice by the BAe kingston design office. The P1226, as some of the previous projects, aimed to get more maneuverability out of the sluggish Harrier with a very unconventional wing planform. Forward swept main wings, and canards in addition to the rear horizontal stabiliser gave a significant improvement in pitch control. Modern materials would have been used to with stand the g-forces, and the plane was finished off modified air intakes to reduce radar cross section. These modifications gave a very different look to the GR9 fuselage, and was a suitable bowing out design for the closure of the Kingston design office, and the abandonment of the Harrier architecture.

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See AlsoEdit

BAe P1205-11

BAe Harrier GR9

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