Spitfire Model 75.6cm (30 inches) Aluminium Authentic Models AP456
This stunning Spitfire model from Authentic Models is made from recycled plane aluminium over a frame and has functioning ailerons and tail rudder. The model is made with acute attention to detail. The cockpit is stunning, with the canopy being able to slide open. It comes complete with the polished aluminium stand. This piece would be a sophisticated addition to any study or office.
It measures 24 x 29.75 x 6.75 inches or 61 x 75.6 x 17.1cm and weighs in at 6.3 lbs or 2.86kg.
Due to the nature of this product, imperfections in the metal are possible and should not be considered to be faults either in the plane or the stand.
Role - Fighter / Interceptor aircraft
Built in - United Kingdom
Manufacturer - Supermarine
Designer - R. J. Mitchell
First flight - 5 March 1936
Introduction - 4 August 1938
Retired - 1961 (Irish Air Corps)
Primary users - Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, Free French Air Force, United States Army Air Forces
Produced - 1938–1948
Number built - 20,351
Variants - Supermarine Seafire, Developed into Supermarine Spiteful