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What should the Red Arrows' new aircraft be?

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WESTLAND Sea King please...........

Those Sea Kings may have been based on an original Sikorsky design, but when they came off the Yeovil production line there wasn't much American engineering input left..........

The airframe was re-engineered for UK tooling and much improved. Power and transmission was UK made and heavily modified. The avionics fit (the bits which made it so good) were all British.

It may have looked the same as the Sikorsky, but it was vastly improved and modified.

As to what should replace the Hawks, how a squadron of BAE Taranis drones? Save on the cost of the pilots

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