Hawker-Siddeley Harrier and the AV-8A are the first generation of the Harrier series, a revolutionary close-support and reconnaissance fighter aircraft with unique V/STOL capabilities. The second generation is called Harrier II and AV-8B.
P.1127 and Kestrel [ edit ]
Hawker Siddeley XV-6A Kestrel in USAF livery
Harrier GR1/GR3 [ edit ]
RAF Harrier GR.1A XV742 loaned to the USMC in 1971
A RAF Harrier GR.3 at the Air Fete '84 at RAF Mildenhall
Harrier GR.3 XV752 on display at Bletchley Park, England
AV-8A/C/S Harrier [ edit ]
An AV-8A with a camouflage paint scheme during pre-flight operations
A Marine TAV-8A Harrier from VMAT-203 sitting on the flight line
A Spanish navy AV-8S Matador
Two AV-8As and a UH-1 parked on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU (LHA-4)
AN AV-8B takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS NASSAU (LHA-4) during Operation Desert Shield.
A USMC AV-8A Harrier flying in 1974
Two AV-8A Harriers in flight during 1974
AV-8A Harrier landing on the aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt
USMC AV-8C Harrier taking off from an Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship, 1982.
Sea Harrier [ edit ]
Sea Harrier FRS.1 take-off
Sea Harriers FA.2 in Persian Gulf
A British Aerospace Sea Harrier FA.2 of the Royal Navy on HMS Invincible (R05) deck
Harrier II - AV-8B [ edit ]
AV-8B Harrier aircraft on the flight deck of the USS Peleliu (LHA 5)
AV-8B Harrier II on Friendship Day in MCAS Iwakuni