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Tornado GR4 Model, RAF, No. 31 Squadron - Corgi AA33618


Tornado GR4 Model, RAF, No. 31 Squadron - Corgi AA33618 - click to enlarge
Tornado GR4 Model, RAF, No. 31 Squadron - Corgi AA33618 - click to enlarge


Item No. CG-AA33618
$109.95
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Order in advance for an expected arrival in late 2020. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model

Panavia Tornado GR.4 ZA548, RAF No. 31 Squadron 'Goldstars' retirement paint scheme, RAF Marham, U.K., March 2019

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.  Wingspan: 7.5"



Limited Edition of 1,500 Models Worldwide


Having the distinction of being one of two final RAF squadron's to operate the Panavia Tornado, No.31 squadron were determined not to allow their long association with this exceptional aircraft go unheralded. During November 2018, Tornado GR.4 ZA548 emerged from the paint shop at RAF Marham wearing a distinctive new disbandment scheme, which marked thirty-five years of Tornado operations for the squadron and featured the silhouette of a Tornado on the tail of the aircraft, with the unit's famous 'Goldstar' emblem placed on top. The black spine of the aircraft also carries the words '31 Squadron Tornado 1984-2019' and marks thirty-five years of Tornado operation, initially from bases in Germany, right up until the final days at RAF Marham. The gold star, which appears on the squadron's crest is a representation of the 'Star of India' and marks No. 31 Squadron's heritage as the first military unit to fly in India. Tornado ZA548 would go on to undertake a series of high profile national flybys and official RAF events during the final months of the Tornados service career, helping give this cold war warrior the fitting send-off it deserved.

The Panavia Tornado is a two-seat variable sweep wing combat aircraft originally developed by the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy in three primary versions: IDS (Interdictor /Strike), ECR (Electronic Combat / Reconnaissance) and ADV (Air Defense Variant) Interceptor. The Tornado is in service with the UK Royal Air Force and the air forces of Germany, Italy and Saudi Arabia.


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 Tornado GR4 features:

  • Detailed cockpit with crew figures
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Removable weapons and external fuel tanks
  • Variable position sweep wings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Numbered collector card
  • Box with Panavia Tornado artwork



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


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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