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Vulcan B2 617 Squadron RAF NucFlash White XL321 1:72 with stand**o/p** by Corgi
Avro Vulcan B.2 – XL321, No. 617 Squadron, RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, England, 1964
The Avro Vulcan was a British delta wing subsonic bomber operated by the Royal Air Force from 1953 until 1984. The Vulcan B.2 was part of the RAF's V bomber force, which fulfilled the role of nuclear deterrent against the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Arguably the most famous RAF squadron, No. 617 was formed in 1943 at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire. Commonly known as “The Dambusters”, due to its successful attack on the German dams in May 1943, the Squadron operated the famous Vulcan bombers.
Painted in its iconic white “anti-flash” scheme, designed to reflect some of the thermal radiation from a nuclear explosion, the B.2 bombers were configured for the Blue Steel stand-off missile and No. 617 Squadron was the first to be declared operational with it in August of 1962. These Vulcans were some of the most distinctive aircraft to have served in the RAF. The Squadron’s Vulcans would serve mainly in a low-level penetration role until disbandment in December 1981.
Corgi is a leading manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. Corgi models are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.
This model of a Vulcan B2 features:Crew figure(s)
- Realistic panel lines
- Historically accurate printed markings
- Optional extended landing gear
- Display stand
- Numbered collector card
1:72 Scale. Length: 16.7". Wingspan: 18.5"
Limited Edition of 1500 Models Worldwide
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- Code 181122
- EAN 5055286627002
- SKU AA27202
- Weight 3200
- Size X 61
- Size Y 48
- Size Z 16