Miss De­meanour

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The epony­mous Hawker Hunter, which was one of the most pop­u­lar on the Bri­tish dis­play cir­cuit with its rain­bow colour scheme and its regis­tra­tion G-PSST — Per­sonal Su­per­sonic Trans­port — has been sold to Canada. It was built in 1956 as F4 XF947 for the RAF but was sold back to Hawker for con­ver­sion to an F.58 for the Swiss Air Force, which mostly used it as a tar­get-tow­ing tug. Com­menc­ing in 1998, it de­lighted air­show crowds un­til Hunters were grounded fol­low­ing the Shore­ham tragedy. Its sale price in­cluded another, non-air­wor­thy, ex-swiss Air Force Hunter and en­gine.

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