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January 2017

30/01/2017
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New in stock from Corgi AA39806 PANAVIA Tornado GR.1, ZA447/EA ‘MiG Eater’ RAF

New and now in stock from Corgi AA39806 PANAVIA Tornado GR.1, ZA447/EA ‘MiG Eater’ RAF No.15 Squadron, Op Granby 1991. The RAF aircraft that took part in the 1991 Gulf War are the subject of great interest and continue to captivate modellers and collectors alike. Painted in a distinctive desert pink camouflage over-wash, PANAVIA Tornado GR.1 ZA447/EA carries attractive nose art decoration, which was a feature of many of the Gulf War serving RAF aircraft. Carrying the name ‘MiG Eater’, complete with fearsome shark teeth artwork, this aircraft was thought... Read More

30/01/2017
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New in stock from Corgi AA27403 Gloster Meteor F.1, EE216/YQ-E, T.D. ‘Dixie’ Dean

New and now in stock from Corgi AA27403 Gloster Meteor F.1, EE216/YQ-E, T.D. ‘Dixie’ Dean, RAF No.616 Squadron And Fieseler F- 103 V-1 ‘Doodlebug’ 4th August 1944 Under the cloak of extreme secrecy, Britain had been testing the viability of a jet-powered fighter since early 1941, with the Gloster E28/89 Pioneer proving that this was indeed possible. The race was now on to produce an effective, operational jet fighter, at a time when every available resource was required for the war effort and experimental technology was a luxury that often... Read More

27/01/2017
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New in stock from Aviation72 AV7243004 Saab Gripen JAS-39A Swedish Air Force

New and now in stock from Aviation72 AV7243004 Saab Gripen JAS-39A Swedish Air Force ’39-2′ Prototype Development Aircraft. This 1:72 scale model is priced at £37.95. The Saab JAS 39 Gripen (English: Griffin) is a light single-engine multirole fighter aircraft manufactured by the Swedish aerospace company Saab. It was designed to replace the Saab 35 Draken and 37 Viggen in the Swedish Air Force (Flygvapnet). The Gripen has a delta wing and canard configuration with relaxed stability design and fly-by-wire flight controls. It is powered by the Volvo RM12, and... Read More

23/01/2017

New in stock from Hobby Master HA8606 Hawker Hurricane I LE-D, Sqn Ldr Douglas Bader,

New in stock from Hobby Master HA8606 Hawker Hurricane I LE-D, Sqn Ldr Douglas Bader, No 242 Sqn., Coltishall, Sept 1940. This 1:48 scale model is priced at £57.95 The Hawker Hurricane was the first British single-engine fighter and the first single wing aircraft with retractable landing gear as well as an enclosed cockpit and 8 machine guns. The Hurricane went into operational service in December 1937 with the RAF 111 Squadron. The Hurricane is usually over looked as a major player in the BoB because of the Spitfire but... Read More

23/01/2017

New in stock from Hobby Master HA4904 Lockheed S-3B Viking “Santa Tracker”

New and now in stock from Hobby Master HA4904 Lockheed S-3B Viking “Santa Tracker” VS-35, USS Abraham Lincoln. This 1:72 scale model is priced at £84.95. In 1974 the Lockheed S-3 Viking entered service with the USN as a twin-engine jet aircraft used for enemy submarine warfare. By the late 1990’s the role shifted to surface warfare providing the carrier battle group with long range surveillance capabilities and aerial refueling. The S-3 was in production from 1974 until 1978 with 186 (187) aircraft completed. Most airframes saw upgrades to the... Read More

19/01/2017

January & February Hobby Master due in stock today

Due in stock today from Hobby Master HA8215 F4U-1 Corsair No.15 James N Cupp, VMF-213, 1943 – SOLD OUT HA8606 Hawker Hurricane I LE-D, Sqn Ldr Douglas Bader, No 242 Sqn., Coltishall, Sept 1940 – £57.95 HA8607 Hawker Hurricane I SD-F, Sgt. Ldr James “Ginger” Lacey, No. 501 Sqn., Gravesend, Sept 1940 – £57.95 HA5102 McDonnell Douglas F/A-18F 166620, VFA-103, ‘ Jolly Rogers ‘ USS Eisenhower 2012 – SOLD OUT HA2816 Lockheed F-22 Raptor 05-4098, 95th FS, August 2015 – SOLD OUT HA4904 Lockheed S-3B Viking “Santa Tracker” VS-35, USS... Read More

18/01/2017

New images added for AV7227007 Short Tucano T1 RAF Trainer

New images added for Aviation72 AV7227007 Short Tucano T1 RAF Trainer ZF317 2009 Display Season. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £31.95. The Short Tucano is a two-seat turboprop basic trainer built by Short Brothers in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is a licence-built version of the Brazilian Embraer EMB-312 Tucano. The main operator is the Royal Air Force with exports to Kenya and Kuwait.

17/01/2017

New images added for AV7227005 Short Tucano T1 RAF Trainer ZF378

New images added for Aviation72 AV7227005 Short Tucano T1 RAF Trainer ZF378. Pre-orders on this 1:72 scale model are being taken at £31.95. The Short Tucano is a two-seat turboprop basic trainer built by Short Brothers in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is a licence-built version of the Brazilian Embraer EMB-312 Tucano. The main operator is the Royal Air Force with exports to Kenya and Kuwait.