Your Very Own Harrier Jet: This Jet Will Go Down In History As One Of The All Time Great Classic British Aircraft


The Harrier Jet, originally developed in the 1960s, is most known for its vertical takeoff and landing ability. It’s a subsonic jet that can hover like a helicopter.

More: The Silverstone Classic Sale


Of course, this also causes it to be a pain in the ass to pilot. The vertical takeoffs are only possible at less than maximum loaded weight. Conventional landings are only possible within a narrow range of speeds, favoring a near-vertical landing with some forward speed. Even with these limitations, who wouldn’t want one?


On July 26, a 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 Jump Jet will hit the auction block at England’s Silverstone Classic Sale. Unfortunately, the jet is no longer armed and the engine isn’t mounted.


Also, a few internal components are missing. But still, get some friends, some beers, and a few tools, and we’re confident you’ll be flying this jet in no time. After all, it was built for parking lots…


Sold in 2014 for £105,800 ($137,381).


(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)

Leave Your Comment Below

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Art of Science 2011 Gallery
Programmer Recreates Classic Artwork With Thread And A Mathematic Algorithm
Computerspielemuseum in Berlin
Red Stripe Make Art On The Street with Filthy Luker: The Making Of
Chinese Men Build Homemade Airbus A320 Passenger Jet
Inside Facebook’s Menlo Park Headquarters
Amazing Space Photo of the Antennae Galaxies
NASA Has Compiled A List Of The Best Air-Cleaning Plants For Your Home
Tiger-Stone: A Fast and Tidy Drafting Brick Road Machine
Click Keypad Watches for True Geeks
The World's Most Expensive Parking Lot is in the Middle of the Ocean
Carbon Aerogel - The New Lightest Material
The Lexus Hoverboard In Photos
Inside Ciccolella, Italy's Leading Producer of Cut Flowers
Ni Hao, Auto-Bots! Transformers Greet Fans in Beijing
Firebird III: One Of The Most Intriguing And Influential Concept Cars Of General Motors
Motor Coach and Yacht! Terra Wind's Luxurious Amphibious Vehicle
During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Disinfector 'Robots' Were Hired at a Children's Hospital in Russia
Stunning Pneumatic Wings That Actually Open And Close
R-100 Airship: Inside a British “Flying Hotel”, 1929-1930
A.I. Helps To Answer What The Kids Of Famous Fictional Couples Would Look Like
Japanese Engineer's Giant Robot Dream
Robot Guards will soon begin Patrolling South Korean Prisons
Russian Oligarch Exclusive Car For Sale
Baylor Basketball Uniforms
Close Up
Skeleton Key
Monkey Controls Robotic Arm With Brain Implants
Concepts From Future Past: Alfa Romeo Carabo, 1968
Innovative Umbrella That Keeps Your Camera Dry When Shooting In The Rain