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Vampire FB.5 Model, RAAF, E.G.L. Millington - Corgi AA37301

Vampire FB.5 Model, RAAF, E.G.L. Millington - Corgi AA37301 - click to enlarge
Vampire FB.5 Model, RAAF, E.G.L. Millington - Corgi AA37301 - click to enlarge

Item No. CG-AA37301
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Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model

de Havilland Vampire FB Mk.5 WG833, Wing Commander E.G.L. Millington, Caledonian Wing Leader, No. 603 & 612 Squadrons, Royal Auxiliary Air Force (RAAF), RAF Turnhouse, 1950s

1:72 Scale.  Length: 5.  Wingspan: 6.25"

Limited Edition of 2150 Models Worldwide

In May 1946, No. 603 Squadron re-formed as a unit of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force and in June they began recruiting personnel to man a Spitfire unit at RAF Turnhouse. The squadron received their first Spitfire in October and flew this type until they converted to the deHavilland Vampire in May 1951. No. 612 Squadron re-formed with Spitfires in November 1946 at RAF Aberdeen Dyce and converted to the Vampire in June of 1951. Both squadrons flew the Vampire until the Royal Auxiliary Air Force disbanded in March 1957. No. 603 and 612 Squadrons were commanded by Wing Commander E.G.L. Millington, whose personal aircraft wore his initials on the nose.

The De Havilland Vampire was a first-generation jet fighter which saw service in the immediate postwar period with the Royal Air Force fighter squadrons in the United Kingdom and Germany.

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 Vampire FB Mk.5 features:

  • Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate markings
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Numbered certificate

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

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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