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Airfix McDonnell Douglas FG.1 Model Kit 1:72

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Product description

Take to the skies with the Airfix McDonnell Douglas FG.1 Model Kit.

With regard to aircraft that have operated from the decks of a British aircraft carrier, there can be little doubt that the McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1 was the most spectacular. The Phantom was the largest and heaviest aircraft ever operated from a British carrier and required a special breed of airmen to fly them.

Fleet Air Arm Phantoms had the primary role of defending the fleet at all times and in all weather, with a secondary role of strike attack. Designated Phantom FG.1, these Navy jets certainly made for an impressive sight and were some of the most attractive aircraft ever to serve with Britain’s armed forces. Operating this huge aircraft from the relatively diminutive deck of HMS Ark Royal required a number of significant modifications to these Phantoms, as well as to the ship itself – they would also require the very cream of Britain’s fast jet pilots to operate these fighters successfully.

With the withdrawal of HMS Ark Royal from service in 1978, all remaining Fleet Air Arm Phantoms were transferred to Royal Air Force operation, but still able to display their naval heritage.

This kit will be the perfect addition to any model-maker's collection.

  • Size: 244 x 162mm
  • Scale: 1:72
  • 162 parts
  • Skill level: 3
  • Paint and glue not included
  • Suitable for ages eight years and over

Airfix McDonnell Douglas FG.1 Model Kit 1:72

Product code: 6411831000

Reviews (3)

5 Stars5.0 / 5
Airfix McDonnell Douglas FG.1 Model Kit 1:72 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome model This model is really detailed for its scale and really good quality I highly recommend this to model enthusiasts
Date published: 2019-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the Best Fitting Plastic Models Excellent Model to build. Great quality and the extensive Decal and markings is just super!
Date published: 2019-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product and customer service. I am a keen model maker and the Airfix Phantom is and outstanding product. Not only that however the young lady that served me was very pleasant and dealt with my purchase via gift cards in an very efficient and friendly manner. I will definitely use Hobby craft again.
Date published: 2019-09-12
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