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Hawker Hunter FGA.9/3 inch rockets

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Hi chaps

I know this is an old thread, but I thought it would make sense to post my question here...

As I am in the process of building an Iraqi Hawker Hunter F.6 I stumbled around this... There is a known photo (can be found on internet) of an early Iraqi Hunter carrying 3 inch rockets. Now I wonder, are those 25lb? 60lb?

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Can this Aerobonus RAF rockets set be used in this case?

http://www.aires.cz/en/product/r-a-f-3-inch-60lb-rockets/3-703/#lightbox/0/

http://www.aires.cz/en/product/r-a-f-3-inch-25lb-rockets/3-702/

thanks in advance,

cheers

Probably no! The two sets show traditional WW2 type rocket launch rails, whereas the Hunter had tubular racks. The rocket attachments appear to be different too...

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Probably no! The two sets show traditional WW2 type rocket launch rails, whereas the Hunter had tubular racks. The rocket attachments appear to be different too...

Thanks Bill.

I was kinda skeptic about the rails but thought the rockets might be OK.

I guess I could scratch build those tube racks but without appropriate rockets that probably won't happen...

cheers

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I wish my Grandad was here he'd have sorted it (ex-armoured on Hunters in Aden).....

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