McDONNELL DOUGLAS T-45 GOSHAWK

GOSHAWK SERVICE

Origins: Developed from the British built Hawker Siddeley Hawk
built by the following manufacturers:
Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd., (became BAe in 1977 then BAE Systems in 2000),
Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England
681+ built, 9 Hawk variants, 1973 - present, ff: 21/08/1974.
McDonnell Douglas Corp., McDonnell Aircraft Co. Division, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
224 built as the T-45, 1986 - 2009, ff: 16/04/1988.
Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas Corp., McDonnell Aircraft Co. Division, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
(In 1997, became The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, USA)
Model: HS.1182
Designation: T-45
Name: Goshawk
First official flight: (T-45A) 16/04/1988
Factory production period: 1986 - 2009
Primary service period: 1992 - present
Last official flight: Still in service

GOSHAWK VARIANTS AND PRODUCTION

YT-45A - Prototype airframes, 2 cancelled.

T-45A
1988, single-engined jet-trainer for
US Navy based on the British
Hawk Mk. 60. Strengthened
undercarriage, arrestor hook.
First 3 are service test aircraft.
Most upgraded to T-45C standard.
Produced 1986 - 1997

McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, California

BuNo.162787, 162788 T001, T002 2  
2 additional airframes cancelled.

McDonnell Douglas, St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

BuNo.163599 T003 (A001)    
BuNo.163600 / 163658 A002 / A060    
BuNo.165057 / 165079 A061 / A083 83 Total: 085

T-45(AN) - 1991, proposed version for France, cancelled.
T-45B - Proposed T-45A land based version, 54 cancelled.

T-45C
1997, as T-45A, cockpit avionics
upgrade, various improvements.
Produced 1997 - 2009

McDonnell Douglas, St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

BuNo.165080 / 165092 C001 / C013 13  

Boeing, St. Louis, Missouri (MC)

BuNo.165457 / 165498 C014 / C055    
BuNo.165598 / 165646 C056 / C104    
BuNo.167073 / 167107 C105 / C139 126 Total: 139
6 additional airframes cancelled.

 

Grand Total: 224

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