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Hunting Percival P.84 Jet Provost T.3A
The Jet Provost T Mk 3A is a single engined low wing basic training aircraft with an unpressurised cockpit containing 2 side-by side type 4PA ejection seats.
A Rolls Royce Viper Mk 102 turbo jet engine is in the fuselage behind the cockpit and is supplied with air from 2 intakes, 1 on each side of the cockpit.A single jet pipe extends to the tail.Fuel is carried in pressurised wing tanks and wing tip tanks and fed to the engine by an electrically operated booster pump.
An engine driven pump supplies hydraulic pressure for the operation of the retractable landing gear, wheel brakes, flaps and air brakes. An engine driven 28 volt DC generator supplies the aircraft electrical system which is supported by 2 x 24 volt batteries.