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Tornado GR.1A Model, RAF, 2 Sqn - Hobby Master HA6713


Tornado GR.1A Model, RAF, 2 Sqn - Hobby Master HA6713 - click to enlarge
Tornado GR.1A Model, RAF, 2 Sqn - Hobby Master HA6713 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA6713
$116.95
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Description

Hobby Master 1:72 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Panavia Tornado GR.1A – ZA371/C, Royal Air Force No. 2 (AC) Squadron, RAF Marham, England, 1995

1:72 Scale.  Length: 9.2".  Wingspan (25 degree sweep): 7.6"



Order in advance for an expected arrival in December 2022. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 700 models


RAF No. II (AC) Squadron received their first Panavia Tornados by mid-December 1988. During “Operation Desert Storm” the unit was awarded “Battle Honors”. The Panavia Tornado GR.1A is a modified GR.1 with only a few visual differences, panels on either side of the forward fuselage and a small fairing below the cockpit floor. The GR1A does not have a canon so reconnaissance equipment could be mounted. There were 30 GR.1As built and ZA371/C serial 172/BS053/3085 was one. For NATO Arctic Exercises in Norway a temporary white paint covers the usual green.

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.

Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-assembled, die-cast display models. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Tornado ECR features:

  • Opening 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
  • Display stand
  • Box with Tornado artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:72 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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