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jump jet

a fixed-wing jet aircraft that is capable of landing and taking off vertically
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Please go to the government's e-petition website then enter under petition search Harrier Jump Jets 2014 to view and sign the petition.
The old jump jets, which used vertical take-off, had a 95 per cent success rate - but were scrapped in cuts.
HMS Ark Royal (right) has been decommissioned, as have all the UK's Harrier jump jets (below).
They bring superior firepower, including armoured personnel carriers, Super Cobra attack helicopters and Harrier jump jets - and are more mobile, able to sustain and repeat assaults across a much larger geographic area, Pentagon officials said.
military used this type of cannon on its fleet of British-made Harrier jump jets, which can take off vertically.
BAe product interests in the United States range from Airbus airliners, Jetstream turboprop regional aircraft and BAe 146 regional jetliners to Marine Corps Harrier jump jets, Navy Goshawk jet trainers, towed artillery in the U.
But in the face of such egregious abuses as the one that forced the Marine Corps to stand down Harrier jump jets during the Persian Gulf crisis thanks to fraudulent parts testing by Northrup Corp.
Aerogroup presently has available 56 aircraft including: A4 Skyhawks, Harrier Jump Jets, Hawker Hunters, MIG-21's, F-35 Drakens, a B-57 Canberra, and MK5 StrikeMasters.
They now favour F35-B jump jets - originally planned by Labour but intially rejected by the Coalition.
aircraft carriers and Harrier jump jets are being sold to the US Marine Corps and not the UN Marine Corps (page 7, June 16).
MORE support is still required to keep the Harrier jump jets flying, please do not sit back.
The warning comes after the week the last Harrier jump jets took off from the aircraft carrier Ark Royal.