BAe, British Aerospace Sea Harrier

V/STOL Fighter Bomber

BAe Sea Harrier FA2 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The BAe Sea Harrier is a single-engine single-seat carrier-based vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) fighter bomber aircraft produced by the British manufacturer BAe, British Aerospace. The Sea Harrier was operated by the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm and is in service with the Indian Navy.
The Sea Harrier is a development of the Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Turbofan Engine
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Pegasus 14 Mk.104
Engine Power95,6 kN21500 lbf
Speed1200 km/h648 kts
  746 mph
Service Ceiling15.545 m51.000 ft
Range1.000 km540 NM
621 mi.
Empty Weight5.896 kg12.998 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight11.884 kg26.200 lbs
Wing Span7,70 m25 ft 3 in
Wing Area18,7 m201 ft
Length14,50 m47 ft 7 in
Height3,71 m12 ft 2 in
First Flight20.08.1978
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 70
ICAO CodeHAR
Data for (Version)Sea Harrier FRS.Mk1
VariantsSea Harrier FRS1, Mk.51, T60, FA2, T8

[Photo-ID: 6970] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
BAe Sea Harrier FA.2, Royal Navy, ZA176, c/n 912027/P6, Karsten Palt, 2013BAe
Sea Harrier FA.2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZA176
c/n: 912027/P6
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6971] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
BAe Sea Harrier FA.2, Royal Navy, ZA176, c/n 912027/P6, Karsten Palt, 2013BAe
Sea Harrier FA.2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZA176
c/n: 912027/P6
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 6645] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
BAe Sea Harrier FA.2, Royal Navy, ZD610, c/n 912049/B43/P27, Karsten Palt, 2013BAe
Sea Harrier FA.2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZD610
c/n: 912049/B43/P27
 
Cold War Jets Collection [Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire]
[Photo-ID: 6646] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
BAe Sea Harrier FA.2, Royal Navy, ZD610, c/n 912049/B43/P27, Karsten Palt, 2013BAe
Sea Harrier FA.2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZD610
c/n: 912049/B43/P27
 
Cold War Jets Collection [Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire]
[Photo-ID: 6885] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
BAe Sea Harrier FA.2, Royal Navy, ZE694, c/n B53/P28, Karsten Palt, 2013BAe
Sea Harrier FA.2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZE694
c/n: B53/P28
 
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 11988] Karsten Palt 2001-07-27
BAe Sea Harrier FA.2, Royal Navy, ZH803, c/n NB08, Karsten Palt, 2001BAe
Sea Harrier FA.2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZH803
c/n: NB08
 
Royal International Air Tattoo 2001 [Royal Air Force Station Cottesmore (EGXJ)]
[Photo-ID: 1150] Karsten Palt 2008-07-13
BAe Sea Harrier FRS.1, Royal Navy, XZ493, c/n 912017, Karsten Palt, 2008BAe
Sea Harrier FRS.1
Royal Navy
Reg.: XZ493
c/n: 912017
 
Fleet Air Arm Museum [Yeovilton]
[Photo-ID: 1056] Karsten Palt 2008-07-10
BAe Sea Harrier FRS2, Royal Navy, ZA195, c/n 912034/DB1, Karsten Palt, 2008BAe
Sea Harrier FRS2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZA195
c/n: 912034/DB1
 
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum [Tangmere]
[Photo-ID: 1057] Karsten Palt 2008-07-10
BAe Sea Harrier FRS2, Royal Navy, ZA195, c/n 912034/DB1, Karsten Palt, 2008BAe
Sea Harrier FRS2
Royal Navy
Reg.: ZA195
c/n: 912034/DB1
 
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum [Tangmere]