de Havilland DH.103 Hornet RAF
      de Havilland DH.103 Hornet RAF
      de Havilland DH.103 Hornet RAF
      de Havilland DH.103 Hornet RAF
      de Havilland DH.103 Hornet RAF
      de Havilland DH.103 Hornet RAF

      de Havilland DH.103 Hornet RAF Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a Royal Air Force de Havilland DH.103 Hornet F3.

      A land and naval-based fighter aircraft which saw combat in the Far East, being used as a strike fighter as part of the British military action taken during the Malayan Emergency.

      Includes a premium quality presentation box & display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 16cm (6.25") and a wingspan width of 19cm (7.5").

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      de Havilland DH.103 Hornet F3 Diecast Model

      Introducing the meticulously crafted 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the de Havilland DH.103 Hornet F3. This model captures the essence of the Hornet F3, a land and naval-based fighter aircraft that saw combat in the Far East. Used as a strike fighter, the Hornet F3 was a key component of British military action during the Malayan Emergency, making it a significant piece of aviation history and a valuable addition to any aircraft model collection.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 16 cm (6.25 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 19 cm (7.5 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.103 Hornet F3 was a high-performance twin-engine fighter designed for both land and carrier-based operations. Known for its speed, agility, and striking power, the Hornet F3 played a crucial role in British military operations in the Far East. It was particularly effective during the Malayan Emergency, where it was employed in strike fighter roles, delivering precision attacks against insurgent targets.

      The de Havilland DH.103 Hornet had several notable variants:

      • Hornet F.1: The initial land-based fighter version with Rolls-Royce Merlin engines.
      • Hornet F.3: An improved version with enhanced avionics and increased fuel capacity for extended range missions.
      • Sea Hornet F.20: A navalized variant equipped for carrier operations, including folding wings and arrestor hooks.
      • Sea Hornet NF.21: A night-fighter version with radar and other night combat equipment.
      • Sea Hornet PR.22: A photo-reconnaissance variant designed for long-range scouting and intelligence missions.

      This aircraft model honors the historical significance and technological advancements of the de Havilland DH.103 Hornet F3. As a versatile and powerful fighter, the Hornet's contributions to British military operations during the Malayan Emergency were substantial. Its robust design and exceptional performance made it a favorite among pilots and a critical asset in various combat scenarios. This diecast model meticulously replicates the Hornet F3, making it a prized piece for collectors and aviation history enthusiasts.

      Enhance your collection with this meticulously detailed de Havilland DH.103 Hornet F3 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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      Model Scale
      1/72
      Material
      Zinc Alloy

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