Post War RAF

 

The post-war aircraft of the RAF. The evolution from propellor driven aircraft through the first jets to the latest supersonic interceptors.


1947 1:72 Academy Hawker Tempest V – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Wunsdorf, the personal aircraft of Sqn.Ldr.Macfie, 1947-8


1948 1:72 A-Model deHavilland Vampire Mk.I – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Gutersloh, April 1948


1954 1:72 Airfix North American Sabre IV XB984/K – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Geilenkirchen 1954, the personal aircraft of Sqn.Ldr.Hutchinson. 


1957 1:72 Revell Hawker Hunter F4 – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Geilenkirchen 13 May 1957 (Zapped by 441Sqn RCAF)


1964 1:72 Airfix Folland Gnat T.1 – Royal Air Force CFS, RAF Little Rissington


1964 1:72 Airfix Folland Gnat T.1 – Yellowjacks aerobatic team leader – Flt.Lt. Lee Jones, team leader


1965 1:72 Airfix Folland Gnat T.1 – Red Arrows (1st display season)


1967 1:72 Airfix JP3 1967 Royal Air Force 2 FTS, RAF Syerston


1970 1:72 Airfix  Folland Gnat T.1 Royal Air Force 4 FTS, RAF Valley


1972/3 1:72 Airfix Hawker Siddley Harrier GR1 – probably Operation March Hare, Raf Wildenrath 1972/3


1973 1:76 JB Models/Airfix Bedford ML “4-Tonner” – Harrier hide somewhere near RAF Gütersloh


1979 1:72 Airfix Folland Gnat T.1 – Red Arrows (Last season of the Gnat)


1983 1:72 Airfix McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2 – 23 Sqn RAF Stanley, Falkland Islands


1986 1:72 Fujimi Phantom FG.1 43 Sqn 70th Anniversary


1988 1:72 Airfix Phantom FG.1 111 Sqn RAF Akrotiri Armament Practice Camp


1989 1:72 Airfix Chipmunk T.10, Gatow Station Flight, Berlin 1989


1991 1:72 Hasegawa Jaguar GR1A “Diplomatic Service” – Operation Granby


1991 1:72 Airfix BAe Hawk T1 – RAF 4 FTS 70th Annivesary


1:72 Airfix BAe Harrier GR7 ZD322 – 3 Sqn 90th anniversary livery – RAF Cottesmore 2002


2003 1:72 Hasegawa Panavia Tornado GR4A – ZG726 – K-Kylie – Operation Telic with RAPTOR pod


2005 1:72 Italeri General Atomics MQ-1 Predator. Creech AFB, USA – operated by 1115 Flight, Royal Air Force (later becoming ‘A’ Flight 39 Sqn RAF).


2006 1:72 Airfix Canberra PR9 – Retirement Scheme


2006 1:72 Airfix BAe Hawk T1A XX195 – RAF 4 FTS 85th Anniversary and 1,000,000 UK Hawk hours


Airfix 1:72 Harrier GR9A in RAF 41 Sqn’s 90th Anniversary 2006 show scheme


2011 1:72 Airfix BAe Hawk T2 ZK020 – RAF 4 Sqn centenary – RAF Valley


2012 1:72 Hasegawa Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 ZJ936 – 3 Sqn centenary livery – RAF Coningsby


2014 1:72 Revell Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 ZK342 – RAF 6 Sqn centenary


2018 1:72 Hasegawa F-35B. The RAF’s 1st F-35B (BK-01), ZM135