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Hawker TOMTIT

The Hawker Tomtit was designed as a two-seat elementary trainer of all metal construction with fabric covering. Designed to replace long serving Avro 504 trainers in the RAF, it proved to have delightful flying qualities, and it possessed two features not previously seen on an elementary trainer. Handley Page type automatic slots fitted to the upper wings, and full provision for blind-flying instruction was made in the rear cockpit. In addition, the arrangement of the cockpits well clear of the main plane facilitated a rapid exit in the event of emergencies. Why exactly,...

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