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Airfix 1/72 English Electric Lightning F6 - AX05042
Airfix 1/72 English Electric Lightning F6 - AX05042

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1/72 Scale English Electric Lightning F.6. Airfix. Entering British Royal Air Force (RAF) squadron service in 1960 at the height of the Cold War, the Lightning represented a quantum leap in capability and performance over the RAF's previous interceptor jets, offering Mach 2+ performance as well as a phenomenal rate of climb. Until its retirement in the 1980s, the Lightning had few rivals for outright speed and climbing ability. It was hampered by short range and a poor selection of armament. Its accident rate was also alarming. Replaced by the Tornado F3, the Lightning however remains the ultimate Cold War interceptor.

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