SPITFIRE

ex101
£560.00
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Description

THE LEGENDARY SPITFIRE FIGHTER PLANE WAS INTRODUCED IN 1936. THE SHORT-RANGE, HIGH-PERFORMANCE, SINGLE-SEAT AIRCRAFT GAINED NOTORIETY IN DEFENSE AGAINST LUFTWAFFE ATTACKS DURING THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN IN 1940. AS A MAINSTAY OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND ITS SPEED AND MANEUVERABILITY WERE ESSENTIAL TO CARRYING OUT ITS MISSIONS ACROSS THE EUROPEAN AND SOUTH-EAST ASIAN WWII THEATERS. THE SPITFIRE WAS BELOVED BY PILOTS, AND IN ITS MANY VARIANTS IT SERVED AS TRAINER, INTERCEPTOR, FIGHTER-BOMBER AND CARRIER-BASED FIGHTER DURING THE 1939-45 CONFLICT. ITS ICONIC STATUS AMOUNG ENTHUSIASTS HAS HELD STRONG IN THE ENSUING YEARS SINCE ITS RETIREMENT FROM ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE 1950S.

 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: SPITFIRE
   
PRODUCT TYPE: AIRPLANE MODEL
MATERIAL: FLAT OR CORRUGATED METAL
COLOR: SILVER POLISHED
DIMENSIONS (WXDXH): 24 X 29.75 X 6.75 INCH (61 X 75.6 X 17.1CM)
WEIGHT: 6.3 LBS (2.86KG)
UPC CODE: 7.81935E+11