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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 […]

Airfix 1:72 Hawker Hurricane I – L1932 3 Sqn, September 1939, RAF Biggin Hill

Airfix 1:72 Hawker Hurricane Mk.I L1932, 3 Sqn Mid-August 1939 RAF Biggin Hil ” 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 Before WWII, during the “Munich Crisis”, the Air Ministry had ordered the bright roundels then featured on RAF aircraft to be toned down in preparation for a possible but hopefully to be avoided conflict […]

1:72 Airfix Harrier 3 Sqn 90th anniversary

Airfix 1:72 Harrier GR7 ZD322 – RAF 3 Sqn 90th anniversary 2002, RAF Cottesmore. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]ZD322 was 1st flown on 11 March 1987 as a Harrier GR5 and delivered to the RAF 4 October 1988 directly to 3 Sqn. She was subsequently upgraded to GR7 specification and in 2002 was painted in […]

1:72 Revell 6 Sqn Centenary Typhoon

1:72 Revell Eurofighter Typhoon (2007 tooling) FGR4 RAF 6 Sqn Centenary 2014. In 2014 the RAF’s 6 Sqn celebrated their centenary; as they were well known for their tank busting exploits in the Western Desert in WWII The “Flying Can Openers” chose to paint the tail and spine on Typhoon ZK342 in the livery their […]

1:72 Airfix Folland Gnat T. Red Arrows 1965

1:72 Airfix Folland Gnat T. Red Arrows 1965 (1st Display season) ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 

1:72 Airfix Gnat Yellowjacks – 1964 display season

1:72 Project Airfix A76505W Folland Gnat Yellowjacks – 1964/5 display season, team leader Flt.Lt. Lee Jones. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

1:72 Airfix Gnat T1 – CFS 1964

1:72 Airfix A01006 Folland Gnat T.1 Central Flying School, RAF Little Rissington 1964. ” 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 The Folland Gnat entered service with the RAF in 1959 and was a follow on development from the Folland Midge prototype. The Gnat was the RAF’s primary advanced jet trainer for 2 decades, only being […]

1:72 Airfix Hawk T1 4FTS 70th Annivesary

BAe Hawk T1, RAF 4 FTS 70th Annivesary, 1991 RAF Valley. ” 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 Hawk T1 entered service with the RAF in 1976 after first flying in 1974. It remains in service to date (2017) as the RAF’s advanced jet trainer although it supposedly coming to the end of its service life […]