Avro Lancaster B.III Special Bomber Aircraft AJ-T 617 Sqn RAF “Operation Chastise” “The Dambusters Raid” (May 1943) “The Aviation Archive” Series 1/72 by Corgi


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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of Avro Lancaster B.III Special Bomber Aircraft AJ-T, 617 Sqn RAF, “Operation Chastise” “The Dambusters Raid” (May 1943) “The Aviation Archive” Series die cast model by Corgi.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Movable sweeping wings.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Includes missile accessories.
  • Folding wings and rotating turrets.
  • Manufacturer’s original unopened packaging.
  • Removable engine covers and opening canopy.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 11.5, Wingspan- 17 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
  • The Avro Lancaster BIII Special ED825 AJ-T T-Tommy was a legendary bomber aircraft that served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II. It was one of the most successful aircraft in RAF’s Bomber Command, serving in various operations such as the Battle of Berlin, Operation Chastise, and many more.
  • In May 1943, the AJ-T T-Tommy aircraft participated in the daring Operation Chastise, also known as the “Dambusters Raid,” where it dropped the “Upkeep” bouncing bomb on the Mohne Dam in Germany. This was a critical operation that helped to disrupt Germany’s industrial capabilities and provide a significant boost to the Allied forces.
  • The AJ-T T-Tommy also flew in several other significant bombing campaigns during the war, including missions over Essen, Frankfurt, and Stuttgart. It was equipped with powerful Rolls-Royce Merlin engines that gave it a top speed of 282 mph and a range of up to 2,530 miles.
  • The Avro Lancaster BIII Special ED825 AJ-T T-Tommy is a symbol of bravery, innovation, and excellence in military aviation history. With its sleek design and impressive combat record, this 1:72 scale model is a must-have for aviation enthusiasts and collectors alike. Whether displayed in a museum or added to a personal collection, this model captures the spirit of the brave pilots and crew who flew these iconic aircraft in some of the most challenging missions of World War II.