Hawker Hunter FGA Mk.70A

in Lebanese Air Force service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 6
Total Still Active: 6
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1975
Retirement: current
Main Role: Fighter-Bomber
Origin: UK


Six ex-RAF Hunter F.6 refurbished and delivered from 1975 under the designation FGA.70A. Used by ? Squadron in the ? role. The aircraft were initially serialled L-170 onwards, but reserialled in the early 1970s. Re-activated by Nov 2008.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-180   WW598 8 Dec 1975 to L-280
L-181 S4/U/3334 XF457 8 Dec 1975 to L-281
L-182   WW594 8 Dec 1975 to L-282
L-183 S4/U/3306 XF430 17 May 1977 to L-283
L-184 41H-688061 XJ644 17 May 1977 to L-284
L-280   L-180 noted Nov 2008
L-281 S4/U/3334 L-181 w/o ? Sept 1983, shot down over Shouf mountains
L-282   L-182 noted Nov 2008
L-283 S4/U/3306 L-183 w/o 1978
L-284 41H-688061 L-184 noted Nov 2008
L-285 41H-688057 XJ640 1 June 1977 w/o 1989, shot down over Batrun

More Information


  • Hawker Hunter 1951-2007: In UK and Foreign Service by David J. Griffin
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/10 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

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