Supermarine Spitfire MK1 SGT R. Havercroft No 92 Sqn 1940 1/72 Diecast Model Aircraft by Oxford Diecast
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- Brand new 1/72 scale diecast airplane model of Supermarine Spitfire MK1 SGT R. Havercroft No 92 Sqn 1940 die cast model by Oxford Diecast.
- Detailed exterior.
- True-to-scale detail.
- Comes with a display stand.
- This model does not have any openings.
- Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
- Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
- Dimensions approximately L-5, W-6, H-1.25 inches.
- 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.
- HISTORY ASPECTS:
- The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries during World War II. The Spitfire MkI was the first operational variant of the aircraft and was used throughout the war in a variety of roles, including air-to-air combat, ground attack, and reconnaissance.
- The Spitfire MkI was first deployed in 1938, and it played a crucial role in the Battle of Britain, where it was used to defend against German bombing raids. It was also used in other major conflicts such as the Battle of Malta, the Normandy landings, and the Berlin airlift. The Spitfire MkI was used by the RAF and other Allied air forces throughout the war.
- The Spitfire's speed, maneuverability, and armament made it one of the most effective fighters of the war. It was also used in a variety of other roles, including reconnaissance, ground attack, and training. The Spitfire remained in service with the RAF until the 1950s, and it is considered one of the most iconic aircraft of World War II.
- This 1:72 scale replica of the Supermarine Spitfire MkI is highly detailed, with features such as a rotating propeller, realistic panel lines, and historically accurate markings and camouflage, specifically the markings of the pilot Sgt Ralph Havercroft and the No 92 Sqn in 1940. This diecast metal and plastic replica is sure to be a great addition to any collection of military aircraft and for those who are fans of the Battle of Britain.