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Spitfire Mk.IIA Model, RAF, 19 Sqn, Arthur Blake - Hobby Master HA7812

Spitfire Mk.IIA Model, RAF, 19 Sqn, Arthur Blake - Hobby Master HA7812 - click to enlarge
Spitfire Mk.IIA Model, RAF, 19 Sqn, Arthur Blake - Hobby Master HA7812 - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA7812
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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIA - P7423/QV-Y, S/Lt. Arthur Blake, No. 19 Squadron, RAF, October 1940

1:48 Scale.  Length: 7.5".  Wingspan: 9.2"

Arthur Blake attended the Royal Naval College and received his Fleet Air Arm wings in January of 1940. On June 15, 1940 Blake was one of the FAA pilots assigned to the RAF at 7 OUT. On July 1, 1940 he was assigned to No. 19 Squadron and, because of his naval background, was nicknamed “Admiral”. During September 1940 Sub Lieutenant Blake downed a He-111, shared another He-111, destroyed three Me-109s, damaged an Me-110 and a Do-17 before being shot down and killed on October 29, 1940.

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 on August 4, 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.

Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Spitfire Mk.I by Hobby Master features:

  • Die-cast metal body
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft

    This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14

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