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CORGI 49801 HUNTER FGA9 79 SQN XG228

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1/72 SCALE LIMITED EDITION
During the Hunter's service in the RAF, it equipped a total of 30 RAF fighter squadrons and was exported to no less than 19 other nations. Total production of Hunter aircraft of all marks was just under 2,000. XG228 was the last operational Hawker Hunter to serve with the Royal Air Force, last seeing service with No.79 Squadron, 1 Tactical Weapons Unit at Brawdy, South Wales, until being retired in 1984 and scrapped three years later. It first flew on 2nd October 1956 as an F.Mk.6 and joined No.92 Squadron. In 1965 it was converted to an FGA.Mk.9 and joined No.229 OCU at Chivenor, before transferring to Brawdy with No.79 Sqn/1TWU in 1978.

Technical specifications

Code: 49801

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