Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model
Gloster Gladiator Mk.II - N5641, No. 263 Squadron, RAF, Norway, Spring 1940
1:72 Scale. Length: 4.5". Wingspan: 5.25"
Equipped with Gladiators No. 263 Squadron was sent to Norway in April 1940 in an attempt to give air cover for British and Norwegian forces. Operating on a frozen lake, the Gladiators were rendered unfit for action within three days. In May they arrived back in Norway, this time farther north. Its aircraft embarked on the carrier "Glorious", which was sunk en route to the UK by German surface shipsDetailed cockpit with pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings
Detailed wing rigging
Numbered collector card
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.II by Corgi features:
Category: Corgi Biplane and Triplane Aircraft Models
This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14 years