The tandem two-seater Hawk T1 (Trainer Mark 1) was the original version of the Hawk used by the RAF, replacing the Gnat in the fast jet training role. Deliveries commenced in November 1976. The UK ordered 176 T1s.
Finnish Air Force display team The Midnight Hawks has become a familiar sight to the Finnish airshow audience. Each summer the team of four aircraft perform in various airshows around Finland.