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32409 Corgi   Harrier GR.Mk 1 XV762 - 233 OCU, RAF Wittering £ 0.00
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  Corgi Aviation Archive Legends AA32409 is this excellent 1/72 scale model of BAe Harrier GR.Mk 1 XV762 in the livery of 233 OCU, , RAF Wittering, England, 1971.

In legends packaging with fixed lowered undercarriage and stand on diorama base in a plastic blister.

The Harrier was the world's first practical operational V/STOL strike fighter and was developed for six years' experience with the Hawker P.1127/Kestrel series of demonstrators. Powered by a single Rolls-Royce BS Pegasus 102 engine, the first Harrier GR.1 flew on 28th December 1967, entering service on 1 April 1969 with the Harrier Conversion Unit, which formed at RAF Wittering, Cambs, This was renamed No.233 Operational Conversion Unit in 1971 and became the school for all Harrier pilots to learn on the type.
 
 
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Corgi aviation archive general information

(note not all this information will apply to the above model)
 

The Corgi Aviation Archive features a vast selection of diecast model airplanes in 1:144, 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 scales and has become the standard by which all other ranges are judged. Each Corgi model is based on a specific aircraft from an important historical or modern era of flight, and has been authentically detailed from original documents and archival material. Subject aircraft in the Aviation Archive appeal to all aviation enthusiasts and every diecast model airplane includes such features as:

  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Poseable presention stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Many limited editions with numbered certificate of authenticity.
  • Detailed pilots and crew members (1:72/1:32).
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected interchangeable features such as airbrakes, opened canopies and access panels (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected moving parts such as gun turrets, control surfaces and swing-wings (1:72/1:32).
 
 
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