Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Panavia Tornado GR.1A – #ZA592, Royal Air Force No. 13 Squadron, RAF Marham, England, 1995
1:72 Scale. Length: 9.2". Wingspan (25 degree sweep): 7.6"
Limited production of approximately 700 models
No. 13 Squadron was established in 1915 at Gosport. Over the years the unit was disbanded and re-established as well as moving to various air fields. The unit was disbanded in 1978 and reformed in 1990 equipped with the Tornado forming a reconnaissance unit at RAF Honington before moving to RAF Marham. Disbanded again in 2011 and re-established in 2012 as the first UK-based Reaper RPAS squadron. Tornado ZA592 completed its maiden flight on January 11 1982 and went into service on February 19, 1982. It was struck off charge on February 24, 2017Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable crew figures
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
Removable weapons and external fuel tanks
Optional extended landing gear
Box with Tornado artwork
The Panavia Tornado was a joint project between the UK, West Germany and Italy to produce a two-seat, dual-engine aircraft with variable-sweep wings. The Tornado took its maiden flight on August 14, 1974 with the first aircraft delivered to the German Air Force on July 27, 1979. The variants of the Tornado are: IDS (interdictor / strike), ECR (electronic combat / reconnaissance) and ADV (air defense variant) interceptor. By the end of production in 1998 there had been 992 aircraft of all versions built of which 745 were IDS variants.
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This model of a Tornado ECR features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years