Thirty-four Hawker Audaxes were ordered by the Iraqi Air Force and delivered during 1936. They were powered by Bristol Pegasus engines and given the name Nisr by the IAF. A Hawker Nisr (Audax type) army co-operation biplane of the Royal Iraq Air Force. The engine is a Bristol Pegasus. The Royal Iraq Air Force was formed in 1931 and its first few officers were trained at the RAF College, Cranwell.