Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXc Fighter Aircraft “WG CDR Colin Falkland Gray RAF 322 Wing Operation Husky” (July 1943) “The Aviation Archive” Series 1/72 Diecast Model by Corgi

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    • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXc Fighter Aircraft “WG CDR Colin Falkland Gray, RAF 322 Wing, Operation Husky” (July 1943) “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.
    • Manufacturer’s original unopened packaging.
    • Dimensions approximately Length- 5.25, Wingspan- 6.25 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 MkIXc, with the serial number MA408/CG, holds a remarkable place in the annals of aviation history. This particular aircraft was flown by Wing Commander Colin Falkland Gray, a distinguished pilot of the Royal Air Force’s No. 322 Wing. It played a vital role in “Operation Husky” during July 1943, as part of the Allied invasion of Sicily in World War II.
    • The Spitfire MkIXc was one of the most successful and iconic fighter aircraft of the war, renowned for its agility, speed, and firepower. Equipped with powerful Rolls-Royce Merlin engines and armed with Browning machine guns, it was a formidable adversary for enemy aircraft. Wing Commander Gray skillfully maneuvered MA408/CG through the skies, engaging in fierce dogfights and providing critical air support during the crucial campaign in Sicily.
    • This 1:72 scale model captures the essence of this legendary aircraft. With meticulous attention to detail, the model replicates the sleek lines, iconic elliptical wings, and accurate markings of Wing Commander Gray’s Spitfire. Display it with pride and honor the bravery of those who fought in the skies over Sicily.
    • Relive the heroic moments of “Operation Husky” and pay tribute to the courageous pilots who flew the Spitfire MkIXc. This model is not just a collector’s item but also a tangible connection to the history and valor of the RAF. It serves as a reminder of the sacrifices made during World War II and the triumph of Allied forces.
    • Experience the thrill and excitement of aerial combat with the Supermarine Spitfire MkIXc MA408/CG model. It is a must-have for aviation enthusiasts, history buffs, and collectors alike. Own a piece of history and let the spirit of Wing Commander Colin Falkland Gray and the No. 322 Wing soar on your display shelf.
    Weight 3 kg
    Dimensions 12 × 10 × 6 cm