Airfix Best of British Supermarine Spitfire & RAF Red Arrows Hawk Starter Set 1:72 A50187
Representing two iconic British aircraft designs of the 20th century,
the Supermarine Spitfire and BAe Hawk may have been developed during
different eras of aviation technology, however, they are both instantly
recognisable to millions of people.
As Britains most famous fighting
aeroplane, the Spitfire is still viewed as the aircraft which came to
the nations rescue during the dark days of the Battle of Britain and its
distinctive elliptical wing is still regarded as a design classic.
the mount of the world famous Red Arrows, the BAe Hawk is now
unquestionably the aircraft which has come to represent the
professionalism of the modern Royal Air Force and with 44 years
exceptional service already to its name, even eclipses the service life
of the famous Spitfire.
During this years Battle of Britain 80th
anniversary commemorations, enthusiasts will be hoping to see the Hawks
of the Red Arrows performing several evocative formation flypasts with
Spitfires and Hurricanes at a number of Airshow events during the summer
The Hawk family of aircraft are designed and manufactured by
BAE Systems. BAE SYSTEMS is a registered trade mark of BAE Systems plc.
The RAF Red Arrows name and logo are trademarks of the UK Secretary of
State for Defence and used under license.