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AV-8A Harrier Model, USMC, VMA-231 - Corgi AA32403

AV-8A Harrier Model, USMC, VMA-231 - Corgi AA32403 - click to enlarge
AV-8A Harrier Model, USMC, VMA-231 - Corgi AA32403 - click to enlarge

Item No. CG-AA32403
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Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model

Hawker Siddeley AV-8A Harrier - VMA -231 "Ace of Spades", USMC, MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina, 1973

1:72 Scale.  Length: 7.75”.  Wingspan: 4.25”

Limited Edition

The Harrier is famous for being the world’s first vertical take-off and landing strike fighter aircraft The US Marine Corps placed an initial order for 12 Harriers under the designation AV-8A. These proved so successful that the order was increased to 110, including 8 two-seaters. The Harrier can carry AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles for air-to-air combat and the use thrust-vectoring (VIFF) in dog-fight situations. VMA-231 “Aces” was the first U.S. Marine Corps Harrier squadron, formed May 15, 1973 at Cherry Point, NC. 158390 is the subject of this model and was one of the first USMC Harriers delivered. It wears the squadron’s ‘Ace of Spades’ art on the nose.

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 from the Corgi Aviation Archive Series features:

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

  • Category: Corgi 1:72 U.S. Military Aircraft

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