A 1962 SAAB 91D that first flew as a basic trainer in the Finnish Airforce. Find out about the plane and its history here...
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Find out more about the proposed route here. The route will evolve as a result of politics and weather but the major objectives will remain the same.
John first started flying gliders in 1983. In 1989 he gained his Single Engine Plane licence and added an instrument rating in 1991. John has over 600 hours of flying experience gained in Europe and the USA. Find out more here
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...my flight will appear in the frame above. If I am not flying but have done so in the last 7 days then click the button below and in the top right hand corner of the Flightradar24 page, search for G-XCID and then select G-XCID (SB91). You will get my last 7 days of flight history and where I am now.
Captain John Hunter – DFC, DSC, a British World War I Flying Ace
John Hunter – Pilot Delta Airlines.
Pilot Officer William John Hunter RAF (VR) – Halifax Bomber Crew
First Lieutenant John Hunter – US Army Aviation Pilot
Sergeant John Hunter – World War II Glider Pilot
Second Lieutenant John Hunter – World War II fighter pilot
Flight Sergeant Alexander John Hunter – Fighter Pilot World War II
John Hunter – Aviation Art
Air Commodore Henry John Francis Hunter – Royal Flying Corps (and RAF)
And as a little cheat...
Hawker Hunter – ground-breaking warplane