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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 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 Platz X-47B – George H.W.Bush

Platz 1:72 Northrop Grumman X-47B UCAV-D (Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle-Demonstrator) on board the USS George H.W.Bush CVN77 during carrier trials May/July 2013. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]  The Aircraft The US Navy first started looking into the development of an Unmanned Combat Ariel System (UCAS) back in 2000 with contracts given to both Boeing and […]

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 […]

1:72 Hobby Boss AH-1F Tzefa 1982 – Israeli Airforce

Bell AH-1F Tzefa (Viper), Israeli Air Force, 6th June 1982, Operation Peace for Galilee – 1:72 Hobby Boss 87224 ” 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″]On 6th June 1982 Israeli invaded Southern Lebanon after a prolonged period of reciprocal cross border strikes between themselves and the PLO. The first strike of their campaign was to destroy […]

1:72 Heller MD450 Oragan – Israeli Airforce

Dassault MD450 Ouragan, Israeli Air Force, 31 October 1956 and Egyptian destroyer Ibrahim El Awal – The Battle of Haifa – 1:72 Heller 80201, 1:700 Hunt II 70005 ” 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 background During the Suez Crisis (Sinai War/War of Tripartite Aggression) on 31 October 1956 the Egyptian destroyer Ibrahim El Awal under the command […]

1:72 Airfix JP3 1967 2 FTS RAF Syerston

Hunting Percival Jet Provost T.3 2 FTS, RAF Syerston – 1:72 Airfix A02103 – “1st Jet Solo” ” 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″]Hunting Percival Jet Provost T.3 – 1:72 Airfix A02103 – “1st Jet Solo” The Aircraft The Jet Provost (or JP as it was commonly referred to) was developed from Percival’s earlier piston engine […]

1:72 Italeri General Atomics MQ-1 Predator.

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). ” 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″]