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Gloster Gladiator Mk.I Model, RAF, 80 Squadron - Corgi AA36205


Gloster Gladiator Mk.I Model, RAF, 80 Squadron - Corgi AA36205 - click to enlarge
Gloster Gladiator Mk.I Model, RAF, 80 Squadron - Corgi AA36205 - click to enlarge


Item No. CG-AA36205
$44.95
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Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model

Gloster Gladiator Mk.I - L8009, YK-I, FO Peter Wykeham-Barnes, RAF No. 80 Squadron, Sidi Barrani, Egypt 1940

1:72 Scale.  Length: 4.5".  Wingspan: 5.25"



Limited Edition of 1910 Models Worldwide


Peter Wykeham-Barnes joined the RAF as an apprentice in 1932. On completion of his course he was awarded a cadetship to the Royal Air Force College at Cranwell. Graduating in 1937 he was posted to the Middle East to fly Gladiators with No. 80 Squadron.

The Gloster Gladiator was the last British biplane fighter, a development of the Gauntlet with an enclosed single seat cockpit, cantilever landing gear, increased armament, and a 3-blade fixed pitch propeller. First flown in 1935, the Gloster Gladiator went into service with the RAF in 1936.


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 Gladiator Mk.I features:

  • Die-cast metal fuselage
  • Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Detailed wing rigging
  • Display stand
  • Numbered collector card



  • Category: Corgi Biplane and Triplane Aircraft Models


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


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