de Havilland DH.88 Comet
      de Havilland DH.88 Comet
      de Havilland DH.88 Comet
      de Havilland DH.88 Comet
      de Havilland DH.88 Comet
      de Havilland DH.88 Comet

      de Havilland DH.88 Comet Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of an RAF de Havilland DH.88 Comet.

      K-5084, RAF Martlesham.

      A two-seat, twin-engined aircraft developed specifically to participate in the 1934 England-Australia MacRobertson Air Race from the United Kingdom to Australia.

      Includes a premium quality presentation box & display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 12cm (4.75") and a wingspan width of 18.5cm (7.25").

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      RAF de Havilland DH.88 Comet Diecast Model

      Introducing the exquisite 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the RAF de Havilland DH.88 Comet, specifically K-5084 from RAF Martlesham. This meticulously crafted model captures the essence of the DH.88 Comet, a two-seat, twin-engined aircraft developed to participate in the 1934 England-Australia MacRobertson Air Race. This diecast model is a valuable addition to any aircraft model collection.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 12 cm (4.75 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 18.5 cm (7.25 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a premium quality presentation box & display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      The de Havilland DH.88 Comet was a marvel of engineering, designed specifically for long-distance racing. Its sleek design and powerful twin engines made it an ideal contender for the 1934 MacRobertson Air Race, which spanned from the United Kingdom to Australia. The DH.88 Comet demonstrated exceptional speed and reliability, setting new standards in aviation performance and endurance. K-5084, one of the Comet's notable registrations, was tested and operated from RAF Martlesham.

      The de Havilland DH.88 Comet had several notable features and specifications:

      • Role: Long-distance racing aircraft designed for the MacRobertson Air Race.
      • Engines: Two de Havilland Gipsy Six R inline engines.
      • Speed: Capable of reaching speeds up to 220 mph (354 km/h).
      • Range: Designed for long-distance endurance with a range of approximately 2,925 miles (4,707 km).
      • Crew: Two seats for a pilot and a navigator.

      This aircraft model honors the historical significance and technological advancements of the RAF de Havilland DH.88 Comet. As a pioneering racing aircraft, the Comet's contributions to aviation were immense, pushing the boundaries of speed and endurance in the 1930s. Its success in the MacRobertson Air Race demonstrated the potential of modern aircraft design and engineering. This diecast model meticulously replicates the DH.88 Comet, making it a prized piece for collectors and aviation history enthusiasts.

      Enhance your collection with this meticulously detailed RAF de Havilland DH.88 Comet diecast model. Its historical significance and exceptional craftsmanship make it a must-have for any aircraft model enthusiast. Order now and bring a piece of aviation history to your display!

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      Data sheet

      Model Scale
      1/72
      Material
      Zinc Alloy

      Specific References

      Mark Hughes20/12/2022
      DH88 Comet

      Excellent model, very well protected and packaged and highly impressed with the details.

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