NEW 1/72 scale diecast model of Supermarine Spitfire T.9 TE308 Fighter Aircraft "Grey Nurse" "Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar" "The Aviation Archive" Series die cast model by Corgi.
The Supermarine Spitfire T9 TE308, also known as G-AWGB, was a British fighter aircraft that played a significant role in World War II. It was one of the most successful fighters of its time and was famous for its speed and agility. The Spitfire T9 was built to be a training aircraft for the Royal Air Force, and it was first flown in 1944. It was powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin 66 engine, and it had a top speed of over 400 mph. During World War II, the Spitfire T9 was used in various conflicts, including the Battle of Britain, the North African Campaign, and the Italian Campaign. It was also used in the Pacific theater of operations, where it played a significant role in the defense of Australia. After the war, the Spitfire T9 continued to serve in various air forces around the world, including the Royal Air Force, the Indian Air Force, and the Belgian Air Force. The Spitfire T9 TE308, which was finished as A58-606, was one of the last Spitfires to be built, and it served as a training aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force.The 1:72 scale model of the Spitfire T9 TE308 is a perfect replica of this legendary aircraft. It features a highly detailed design and accurate markings, making it a great addition to any aviation enthusiast's collection. Its history and iconic design make it a must-have for any aviation enthusiast, and its high-quality construction and attention to detail make it an excellent gift for collectors or military history enthusiasts. Features
- Detailed exterior
- True-to-scale detail
- Includes display stand
- Officially licensed product
- Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel
- It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history
- Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane
- Color: Grey
- Material: Diecast Metal
- Scale: 1 to 72 Scale
- Size: 5 x 5.5 in.
- Weight: 3 lbs