Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model
BAe Hawk T.1A – XX341 ‘ASTRA’, Empire Test Pilot School (ETPS), QinetiQ MoD Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, England, 2007
1:72 Scale. Length: 6.75". Wingspan: 5.5"
Limited Edition of 1501 Models Worldwide
Hawk XX341 was manufactured as a Hawk T1 by BAe at Dunsfold in May 1981 and has served at MoD Boscombe Down since as an Advanced Stability Training & Research Aircraft (ASTRA) for the Empire Test Pilots' School. From January 1984 until June 1988 the aircraft underwent a modification programme at Cranfeild to embody a Variable Stability System (VSS). The system was designed and developed by the Flight Systems and Measurements Laboratories, Cranfield Institute of Technology (CIT) under contract to MoD (PE)D Flying. The front cockpit is fitted with force feedback central and side-stick controllers and HUD integral Up Front Controller. Except for the parking Brake, all normal front seat controls have been moved to the rear cockpit. XX341 has full parameter onboard recording and telemetry. The aircraft is being continuously upgraded and is currently being fitted with new color MFDs, a Hawk 100 specification HUD, Ring Laser Gyro unit, GPS, and a new Computer Symbol Generator.Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate markings
Optional extended landing gear
The BAe Systems Hawk is a British single engine, advanced jet trainer originally developed by Hawker Siddley. First flown in 1974, the Hawk entered service in 1976. It is used by the Royal Air Force and other nations as either a trainer or a low-cost combat aircraft. The Hawk is still in production, with over 900 sold to 18 customers around the world. The Hawk is also flown by the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Display Team, The Red Arrows.
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 Hawk T.1A features:
Category: Corgi 1:72 Non-U.S. Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years