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Jaguar GR.3 Model, RAF, No. 41 Squadron - Corgi AA35408


Jaguar GR.3 Model, RAF, No. 41 Squadron - Corgi AA35408 - click to enlarge
Jaguar GR.3 Model, RAF, No. 41 Squadron - Corgi AA35408 - click to enlarge


Item No. CG-AA35408
$49.95
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Description

Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model

SEPECAT Jaguar GR.3 - Flt. Lt. Derek Sington, RAF No. 41 Squadron, RAF Coltishall, England, 2005

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.2".  Wingspan: 4.75"



Limited Edition


In 1977 No. 41 Squadron re-equipped with SEPECAT Jaguars and moved to its current home at Coltishall in Norfolk where it specializes in low-level reconnaissance. From there the squadron has made numerous operational deployments including both Gulf Wars (Ops Granby and Telic) and Balkans (Deny Flight). This particular Jaguar GR.3 had its tail painted in a special scheme for display flying by Flt. Lt. Derek Sington during 2005.

The SEPECAT Jaguar is a British-French supersonic multi-role combat aircraft originally used by the British Royal Air Force and the French Armée de l'Air and is still in service with several other countries. Conceived in the 1960s as jet trainer with a light ground attack capability, the requirement for the aircraft soon changed to include reconnaissance and tactical nuclear strike roles. First flown on September 8, 1968, the Jaguar served with the Armée de l'Air as the main strike and attack aircraft until July 1, 2005 and with the Royal Air Force until April 2007. It was replaced with the Panavia Tornado and Eurofighter Typhoon in the RAF, and with the Dassault Rafale in the Armée de l'Air. The Jaguar was exported to India, Oman, Ecuador and Nigeria.


The Corgi Aviation Archive features a wide selection of high quality, ready-made, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. Corgi models are built with diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Jaguar GR.3 features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
  • Historically accurate markings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Numbered collector card



  • Category: Corgi 1:72 Non-U.S. Military Aircraft Models


    This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14


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