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    English Electric (BAC) Lightning F.2A/F.6 01654

    The proportional model:1:72
    Browse the number:3741

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    Product introduction:
           The Lightning evolved beyond its initial interceptor role into a very capable strike fighter and reconnaissance platform. The first production Lightning, the F.1, flew in October 1959, and deliveries began in the summer of 1960. It had a powerful radar and heat-seeking Firestreak missiles. A follow-on variant, the F.1A, had air-refueling capability and a UHF radio. The F.2 variant appeared in 1961, and had better range, speed and ceiling, a liquid-oxygen breathing system for the pilot, a steerable nosewheel, fully-variable afterburners, and improved electronics. The F.3, featuring two 16,360-pound thrust Avon engines, a larger square-tip fin, Red-Top missiles, and the capability of carrying two large over-wing fuel pods, entered service in 1964. The F.3A, later re-designated the F.6, was the result of a BAC recommendation to nearly double the Lightning's fuel capacity and to fit it with a redesigned wing. This modification allowed the airplane to carry more, be more efficient, and go faster. 
    Item No    01654
    Item Name    English Electric (BAC) Lightning F.2A/F.6
    Bar Code    9580208016542
    Scale    1:72
    Item Type    Static Kit
    Model Brief    Length: 233.13mm   Width: 148.06mm
    Total Parts    88pcs
    Metal Parts    n/a
    Photo Etched Parts    n/a
    Film Parts    n/a
    Resin Parts    n/a
    Total Sprues    8 sprues
    Paint Schemes    Lightning F.6  XR 753, 23 Squadron , RAF, 1970
    Released Date    2008-08
    More Features "    There are 84 parts in light grey plastic, 4 clear parts for canopy and missile
    -Two x Red Top missile w/ clear parts
    - Separate part for ventral p"