It entered service in 1973 with the Republic Navy, replacing the FA-40 Sparrowhawk. It was retired from active service from the Republic Navy on 25 November 2007, having been replaced by the FA-118. As of 2008, it remains in service only with the 7th Sky Fox Squadron, Deltania’s national aerobatic flight squadron and the Electronic Warfare variant EF-114 Raven.
First flight test version.
Prototype developmental version