GAF Canberra Mk.20 Bomber Aircraft “A84-240 USAF 35th Tactical Fighter Wing Phan Rang Air Base Vietnam War” (1969) Royal Australian Air Force “The Aviation Archive” Series 1/72 Diecast Model by Corgi

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    • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of GAF Canberra Mk.20 Bomber Aircraft “A84-240, USAF 35th Tactical Fighter Wing, Phan Rang Air Base, Vietnam War” (1969) Royal Australian Air Force “The Aviation Archive” Series die cast model by Corgi.
    • Limited edition.
    • Brand new box.
    • Detailed exterior.
    • True-to-scale detail.
    • Includes display stand.
    • Officially licensed product.
    • Includes missile accessories.
    • Includes pilot figure in cockpit.
    • Manufacturer’s original unopened packaging.
    • Dimensions approximately Length- 11, Wingspan- 11.25 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 Government Aircraft Factories (GAF) Canberra Mk20, with the designation A84-240, served as a pivotal asset for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during the Vietnam War. Deployed to Phan Rang Air Base in South Vietnam in 1969, this Canberra played a crucial role in the conflict. The aircraft’s primary missions included strategic bombing, ground attack, and reconnaissance, contributing significantly to the allied efforts in the region.
      During its service in Vietnam, A84-240 participated in various operations against North Vietnamese forces, providing vital support to ground troops and engaging in bombing runs against strategic targets. The Canberra’s versatility and adaptability made it a valuable asset for the RAAF, showcasing its effectiveness in both conventional and counter-insurgency warfare. The aircraft played a key role in gathering intelligence and conducting precision strikes, contributing to the overall success of allied operations.
      Aviation enthusiasts and collectors alike can appreciate the historical significance of this 1:72 scale model, which encapsulates Canberra’s role in one of the defining conflicts of the 20th century. Whether displayed as part of a collection or used for educational purposes, this replica serves as a tribute to the brave individuals who operated the Canberra during the Vietnam War.

     

    Weight 4 kg
    Dimensions 15 × 8 × 7 cm

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