Hawk Tmk1 Annual Flying Task (AFT)

Robert Toland made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ministry of Defence,

Please clarify the the funded Annual Flying Task (AFT) position for Hawk Tmk1 for 736 NAS, 100 Sqn and The Red Arrows each year out until the end of FY26/27 or disbandment, if earlier. Please provide the breakdown of AFT allocated against each Hawk Tmk1 user, for example, out of AFT on 100 Sqn, how much is for: Close Air Support (CAS), Air-to-Air Adversary Training, Refresher Training/Conversion, Crew Continuation Training, Air Exercise Programme and Defence Engagement and Advanced Flying Training (Phase 3 and 4) for 6 students per year? For 736 NAS this could include Maritime Trials, Adversary and Fighter Control Training. Data can be found from the following:

Navy Comd – DACOS Av Staff, FOST, RNSFC, and 736 NAS
HQ Air – A7 Staff, in particular the Air Exercise Programme (AXP)
HQ Air – 1Gp Hawk, in particular the In-Year Development (IYD) Plan, Command Plan, and 100 Sqn

Yours faithfully,

Robert Toland

Air-DRes Sec-ParliBusiness (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr Toland,


Please find attached the response to your FOI request regarding the Hawk.



Paul Webb

Air-DRes Sec 3a1

Air Command Secretariat

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Spitfire Block

HQ Air Command

RAF High Wycombe

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