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HUNTING PERCIVAL P-84 Jet Provost (VH-JPV) - Wings over Illawara 2018
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Wings over Illawara 2018


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David Seider
Open canopy, and the wind (almost) in your hair!
Stephen Graham
Why would they fly the plane with the canopy open like this?
Davis HoPhoto Uploader
It was landing at an airshow
Very nice.

Not sure of the reason for the open canopy, but probably a security procedure.

In France, we add (many years ago !) some "Marine" Fouga Magister used on aircraft-carrier. As this jet-plane had no ejectable seat, the take-off (using the catapult) was done with the canopy open. In case of problem, as ejection was not possible, this ease the evacuation.
But seems no to be the case here, as the P-84 has two Martin-Baker seats.
Terry Wright
That takes me back a bit....
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