The Red Arrows took delivery of the British Aerospace Hawk trainer in the autumn of 1979 and during that winter the pilots converted from the Gnat and worked up a display using the new aeroplane in time for the 1980 display season. Since being introduced into service with the Red Arrows, the Hawk has taken the Team on tours across the world.
Japan’s deadly attack on Pearl Harbour on December 7th 1941 and the ensuing dogfights over the Hawaiian Islands and the mid-Pacific often were between the P-40B and the Zero. This pair of new models re-creates the battle. 1:72 scale Plastic scale model kit Skill level: 2 (where 1 is for the beginner and 4 is for the more experienced modeller) Dimensions: length 134/125mm x width 157/166mm Number of parts: 47/n/a 1 Poly Cement
The Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm also provide Search and Rescue cover to large sections of the United Kingdom coastline, 24 hours a day and 365 days per year, typically at 15 minutes notice. Based at RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall and Prestwick in Scotland, Royal Navy helicopters are constantly available and fly missions that are as varied as they are far-reaching. Includes a backdrop of the landscape in which the Sea King operates.
The best combination for the troops on the ground is to combine both land-based and air support in operations. This terrific set contains a Lynx, Land Rover and Troops to enable a fantastic diorama model to be built. Contents 8 x Figures Army Lynx AH-7 Land Rover Paints Glue Brushes This item is NOT a toy and is intended for modelling use Scale – 1:48
The Tornado F.3 is the RAF’s dedicated inteceptor fighter. A total of 170 have been ordered. It has a longer fuselage than it’s sister GR4, which permits greater internal fuel stowage. An important feature of the F3 is its ability to patrol at long distance from its base, supported by air-to-air refuelling. The aircraft is capable of operation in all weathers and at night, using night-vision goggles. 1:72 scale Plastic scale model kit Skill level: 2 (where 1 is for the beginner and 4 is for the more experienced modeller) Dimensions: length 251mm x width 193mm Number of parts: 68
Probably the most famous warship ever, HMS Victory is still to be seen in Portsmouth Dockyard. This great miniature model is a fun way to start modelling. Contents Model Kit 4 x Acrylic Paints Glue Brush
In 1941 improved versions of both the Spitfire and Messerschmitt 109 entered the skies. This set has the two classic aircraft in 1:48 scale to build and display on the dogfight double stand. Contents Model Kits 10 x Acrylic Paints Glue 2 x Brushes
Over the skies of Southern England in 1940 and 1941 the Spitfire Mk1a and the Messerschmitt BF110 were in deadly combat. The Spitfire’s superior speed and firepower often won the day, but the power of the Messerscmitt and the skill of it’s crew could never be underestimated. 1:72 scale Plastic scale model kit Skill level: 2 (where 1 is for the beginner and 4 is for the more experienced modeller) Dimensions: length 172/127mm x width 226/155mm Number of parts: 100/36
Lancaster B MkI, Hawker Hurricane MkIIk, Supermarine Spitfire Mk11a and a exclusive triple pronged stand enabling the aircraft to be displayed in their flying formation. This Gift Set also includes the required paints to complete the model (12 Humbrol Acrylic Paints), a paint brush and glue (Humbrol Precision Poly Cement). Plastic scale model kit 1:72 scale Skill level: 2 (where 1 is for the beginner and 4 is for the more experienced modeller) Dimensions: length 293mm x width 430mm Number of parts: 194