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Hurricane Mk.I Model, RAF, Douglas Bader - Hobby Master HA8606


Hurricane Mk.I Model, RAF, Douglas Bader - Hobby Master HA8606 - click to enlarge
Hurricane Mk.I Model, RAF, Douglas Bader - Hobby Master HA8606 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA8606
$84.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Hawker Hurricane Mk.I - V7467, Squadron Leader Douglas Bader, RAF No. 242 Squadron, RAF Coltishall, England, September 1940, Battle of Britain

1:48 Scale.  Length: 8".  Wingspan: 10"



Limited to 400 Models Worldwide


Quickly rising to a Hurricane Ace with No. 242 Squadron where he scored 11 destroyed and 1 probably destroyed, Wing commander Douglas Bader was appointed to command the Spitfire IIA equipped Tangmere Wing in March 1941. When taken prisoner in August 1941 Bader had scored with the newer Spitfire a further 9 and 4 shared destroyed, 5 probably destroyed and 7 damaged. This brought his total score to 20 and 4 shared destroyed, 6 and 1 shared probably destroyed and 11 damaged. He became one of the most recognized Allied Aces and a heroic figure representing the indomitable spirit of the RAF.

The Hawker Hurricane was a British single-engine fighter aircraft and the first monoplane fighter used by the Royal Air Force. First flown on November 6 1935, the Hurricane entered operational service with the RAF in December 1937. Together with the Spitfire, the Hurricane was essential in enabling the RAF to win the Battle of Britain in 1940, accounting for the majority of the RAF's air victories. The Hurricane was also adapted for use as a fighter-bomber, night-fighter / intruder and for ground support. A variant known as the Sea Hurricane had modifications which enabled operations from ships. More than 14,000 Hurricanes were built by the end of 1944 (including at least 800 converted to Sea Hurricane and 1,400 built in Canada). The Hurricane was built by, or exported to, several other countries during the war and used by their air forces.


Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Hurricane Mk.I features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Stand for 'in-flight' display
  • Box with Hurricane artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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