The Hawker Siddenly 748 was build by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in licence. The HAL 748 series 2M were built with a large freight door. A total of 20 of this version were built. Locally they are known as Avro's.
It is the 18th September 2010 and we are at the excellent New England Air Museum at Windsor Locks CT. This is F-14B Bu.No 162926, like most indoors Tomcats almost impossible to take a full photo of her so here is the nose!