Attention then turned to the two navalised prototypes, officially known as the Hawker N. The first of these, VP, made its maiden flight on 3 September At this point it lacked guns, but they were soon added.
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It was the first version to fly with folding wings and catapult strong points,. The second N. The two N. These early trials revealed that the Sea Hawk was an excellent aircraft to land on a carrier, but its high take-off speed was a problem. One solution was to increase the wing span by 2ft 6in. This was done before deck trials increased in October-November , and did indeed improve the landing and take-off performance. On 22 November Hawkers were given a production contract for aircraft.
Progress was slow, mostly because the Hawker design office was busy working on the Hunter, but the first production aircraft made its maiden flight on 14 November Thirty five Sea Hawk Mk. The first Armstrong Whitworth produced Mk. The Sea Hawk was the Fleet Air Arm's main naval fighter from , when it replaced the Sea Fury and Supermarine Attacker, until , when the Scimitar was accepted for operational service.
The Sea Hawk entered service with No. This squadron took the aircraft to sea on HMS Eagle early in By the end of that year five squadrons were operating the Mk.
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In the meantime the Mk. By March ten front line squadrons were using the fighter bomber or ground attack versions of the Sea Hawk, and the Nene powered versions entered service in the same year. Things then settled down for three years, before the arrival of the Supermarine Scimitar. This entered service in June and by the end of the last Sea Hawks had been withdrawn to second-line duties. During its period as a front line aircraft the Sea Hawk was only used in a major conflict once, during the Suez campaign of November the Sea Hawk was also used in combat by the Indian Navy.
Only a few years after being introduced as the Navy's main front line fighter the Sea Hawk now needed an escort of de Havilland Sea Venoms. The air campaign began on 1 November Six days of attacks on airfields and other positions began.
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