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Typhoon Mk.IB Model, RAF, No. 609 Squadron, 1943 - Corgi AA36502

Typhoon Mk.IB Model, RAF, No. 609 Squadron, 1943 - Corgi AA36502 - click to enlarge
Typhoon Mk.IB Model, RAF, No. 609 Squadron, 1943 - Corgi AA36502 - click to enlarge

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Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model

Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB - Squadron Leader Roland Beamont, RAF No. 609 Squadron, RAF Manston, England, February 1943

1:72 Scale.  Length: 5.3".  Wingspan: 7"

Limited Edition of 4270 Models Worldwide

Delivered to No. 609 West Riding Squadron in June 1942, Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB #R7752 was the personal aircraft of Squadron Leader Roland Beaumont while he was Commanding Officer at 609. #R7752 was damaged by enemy anti-aircraft fire off Vissingen and crash landed at RAF Manston on 1st June 1943. The pilot, Squadron Leader A. Ingle (DFC, AFC), the commanding officer of No. 609 Squadron at the time, was uninjured. On August 25, 1943, #R7752 was struck off charge. Beamont joined 87 Squadron in France in November 1939. Returning to England on May 20, 1940 (having destroyed a Do 17 and an Me 109) he went on to destroy a further three enemy aircraft during the Battle of Britain. In June 1941, he was posted to No. 79 Squadron as Flight Commander.

The Typhoon was a British single-seat fighter-bomber produced by Hawker Aircraft. Introduced in 1941, as the intended replacement for the Hawker Hurricane as an interceptor, the Typhoon eventually evolved into one of the most successful ground-attack aircraft of World War II.

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 Typhoon Mk.IB features:

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

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

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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