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1:72 Airfix Phantom FGR2. 23 Sqn Falklands

1:72 Airfix McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2 – 23 Sqn RAF Stanley, Falkland Islands 1983/1984 ” template=”/var/sites/o/octanescalemodels.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The Aircraft In the aftermath of the Falklands Conflict of 1982 an urgent need was identified to base a deterrent force on the Islands to prevent either a 2nd invasion or to discourage thoughts of […]

Airfix 1:72 McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1 XT864, 111 Sqn RAF (Zapped by 43 Sqn) Armament Training camp (APC) RAF Akrotiri 1988

Airfix 1:72 McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1 XT864, 111 Sqn RAF (Zapped by 43 Sqn) Armament Practice Camp (APC) RAF Akrotiri 1988 ” template=”/var/sites/o/octanescalemodels.com/public_html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]The Aircraft XT864 started her life on her 1st flight on 5th April 1968 and was delivered to the Royal Navy on 17th July the same year. If the […]

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 […]