Hawker Hunter F6 – 4 Flying Training School RAF, Valley 1973

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Corgi Aviation Archive 1/72 scale 49803: Hawker Hunter F6 of 4 Flying Training School, RAF based at Valley in 1973. This limited edition model looks suberb in red, white and grey training colours. Will look superb next to the Sky Max Jet Provost and AV72 Gnat models.

Length 7.75 inches Wingspan 5.75 inches

PLEASE NOTE: The model has the number 71 on the port side front fuselage only, as per the actual aircraft. There is not a defect by the number being missing on the starboard side. Box has a few light creases.

The Hawker Hunter is a subsonic British jet aircraft developed in the 1950s. The single-seat Hunter entered service as a manoeuvrable fighter aircraft, and later operated in fighter-bomber and reconnaissance roles in numerous conflicts. Two-seat variants remained in use for training and secondary roles with the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Navy until the early 1990s. The Hunter was also widely exported, serving with 21 other air forces; 50 years after its original introduction it is still used in active military training roles as an aggressor.

On 7 September 1953, the modified first prototype broke the world air speed record, achieving 727.63 mph (1,171.01 km/h). Overall, 1,972 Hunters were produced by Hawker Siddeley and under licence. In British service, the aircraft was replaced by the English Electric Lightning, the Hawker Siddeley Harrier and the McDonnell Douglas Phantom.

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Weight 1.1 kg