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Fairey Gannet Airplane Models

Explore our collection of diecast models of the Fairey Gannet - Intricately Detailed, Historically Significant, and Collectible Aircraft Models.

The Fairey Gannet is a British carrier-borne aircraft developed in the post-World War II era, primarily used as an anti-submarine and early warning aircraft by the Royal Navy. First flown in the 1950s, the Gannet was notable for its distinctive counter-rotating propellers and double turboprop engine. It played a key role in naval aviation during the Cold War, particularly in anti-submarine warfare.

Significant variants of the Gannet include the AS.1/AS.4 (anti-submarine warfare versions), T.2/T.5 (trainer versions), and AEW.3 (airborne early warning version). Each version highlights the Gannet's adaptability for various naval roles, showcasing its importance in maritime operations and its innovative design, making it a fascinating subject for naval aviation enthusiasts and model collectors.