Vickers Valiant
      Vickers Valiant

      Vickers Valiant Aircraft Model

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      A 1/144 scale diecast model aircraft of a Vickers Valiant.

      The Vickers Valiant, a British jet bomber (1950s-60s), was the first operational RAF V-Bomber. Key in Cold War nuclear deterrence, it featured a delta wing design for high-altitude performance. Used in the Suez Crisis (1956), it retired early in 1965 due to structural issues.

      Includes a free display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 23cm (9") and a wingspan width of 23.5cm (9.25").

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      Vickers Valiant Diecast Model

      Introducing our 1/144 scale diecast model of the iconic Vickers Valiant, a British jet bomber from the 1950s-60s. As the first operational RAF V-Bomber, the Valiant played a crucial role in the Cold War nuclear deterrence strategy. This meticulously crafted aircraft model captures the essence of the Vickers Valiant, making it a must-have for enthusiasts and collectors alike.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/144
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 23 cm (9 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 23.5 cm (9.25 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a free display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready-to-display model; no painting or assembly required

      The Vickers Valiant, often simply referred to as the "Valiant," was key to the Royal Air Force's strategic bombing capabilities during the early Cold War. Known for its delta wing design, the Valiant was designed for high-altitude performance and long-range missions. It played a significant role during the Suez Crisis in 1956, showcasing its versatility and strategic importance. Unfortunately, it retired early in 1965 due to structural issues.

      The Vickers Valiant series includes several variants, each with its unique features and specializations:

      • Valiant B.1: The primary bomber variant used for nuclear and conventional bombing missions.
      • Valiant B(PR).1: A photo-reconnaissance variant equipped with cameras for high-altitude photography.
      • Valiant B(K).1: A dual-role bomber/tanker variant used for in-flight refueling operations.
      • Valiant B.2: A proposed low-level variant with enhanced structural strength, but it did not enter service.

      This aircraft model highlights the historical significance of the Vickers Valiant. As the first of the RAF's V-Bombers, the Valiant set several records and marked major advancements in jet bomber design and technology. Its contribution to Cold War deterrence and its operational use during the Suez Crisis underscored its strategic value and innovative engineering.

      Don't miss the opportunity to own this exquisite Vickers Valiant diecast model. Whether you're a collector or a history enthusiast, this aircraft model is a perfect addition to your collection. Order now and relive the glory of this iconic jet bomber!

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      Data sheet

      Model Scale
      1/144
      Material
      Zinc Alloy

      Specific References

      Kenneth H13/05/2021
      Vickers Valiant

      Excellent service and fast delivery

        John R23/02/2020
        Vickers Valiant

        Great. The model arrived on the day stated and it was a very good model

          John Daronwise12/09/2019
          Takes me back to the younger days

          Cant believe how many memories I have had with this wonderful aircraft, this model brings those memories back with great pleasure!!

            Iqbal A08/09/2019
            airplane model review

            I got my Vulcan bomber, I was disappointed by the quality of workmanship...

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