Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Die-cast Model
Supermarine Spitfire XIV – RM787/CG, Wg Cdr. Colin Gray, RAF Lympne, England, October 1944
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.5". Wingspan: 9.2"
Limited production of approximately 500 models worldwide
In August 1944 Colin Falkland Gray became the Wing Commander of the Lympne Wing and led it until January 1945. The Lympne Wing was equipped with the Supermarine Spitfire XIV. Gray was assigned RM787 and, being the Wing Commander, was able to use his own initials on the aircraft. The Lympne Wing saw operations in France and Holland and during the latter part of the year provided bomber escort to Germany. Colin Gray was the most successful New Zealander with 27 aerial victories.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
Optional extended landing gear
Box with Spitfire graphics
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries during World War II and into the 1950s as a front line fighter and in secondary roles. The Spitfire was first flown on March 5, 1936 and entered service with the RAF in August 1938. It served in several roles, including; interceptor, photo-reconnaissance, fighter bomber, carrier-based fighter and trainer. The Spitfire was built in many variants, using several wing configurations. It was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft and was the only British fighter in continuous production throughout the war. When production ended in February 1948, a total of 20,351 Spitfires of all variants had been built.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years