Spacex/GA Hawk

The Hawk is identical for both the Spacex and Golden Astronaut ranges.


Span open / closed

100 mm
67 / 40 mm
27 mm

3 15/16 in
2 11/16 / 1 9/16 in
1 1/16 in


Wings change configuration, move in and out of fuselage.

Hawk disassembled

Here's the insides of a Hawk (taken while combining two broken ones into one complete example). Note the wing mechanism and the metal weight.


Hawk markings


- No trademark
- Trademarked

As a note, the design registration document for the Hawk (linked below) is dated 22 August 1969 and still shows a version without a trademark.

Prototypes & Mockups

Hawk card-back photo

Spacex card back photograph shows a Hawk that appears to have a thicker nose and slightly shorter wings that enter further into the fuselage than the production model. The lighter blue striping appears to have been retouched in the photograph.


Hawk Spacex card
Hawk GA card


Golden Astronaut

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Hawk origin

A direct origin for the Hawk hasn't been found yet. However, the body of the Hawk bears quite a resemblance to that of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter, which was transformed into the "Arrowhead" fighter by TV21, which in turn could be the next step towards the Hawk design.

Registered Design/Design Patent

Hawk registered design
Hawk design patent

UK Registered Design

19 November 1969
Toy Space Vehicle


US Design Patent

24 Nov 1970
Toy Rocket Ship

Copies & Clones

link to Linda Hawk copy


link to Hawk copy by unknown likely for Kresge

Unknown manufacturer, likely for Kresge

link to Tarheel Nova II

Tarheel / Durham

ink to Futuristic Eagle


link to Bullycan Hawk copy


link to Spanish Hawk copy

Unknown maker from Spain

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