Recreate the RAF100 Celebrations

Last weekend saw the centrepiece event of the Royal Air Force’s 100th birthday celebrations take place. The RAF tour arrived in London on Friday and highlights included a display of a range of historic and current British aircraft. The collection will stay in London until today (Monday 9th July) before travelling around to other parts of the UK including cities such as Birmingham and Cardiff.

The celebrations continue in London tomorrow (Tuesday 10th July) with the RAF100 parade and flypast in which more than a thousand servicemen and women will participate. Her Majesty The Queen will be accompanied by The Prince of Wales during the event, which is due take place on the Mall from 11:25am onwards. Up to 100 Aircraft will feature in the flypast, with a wide selection available in readymade or kit form from a number of our brands. These include:

Item Number Description Scale RRP Status Brand
PKAY12274 2157 Spitfire Mk XIVc 1:48 £15.99 In Stock Academy
PKAY12312 Hawker Hunter (RAF & Export Versions) 1:48 £25.99 In Stock Academy
PKAY12484 2130 Spitfire Mk XIVc 1:72 £8.50 In Stock Academy
PKEA33300 EF-2000A Eurofighter RAF100 (Bachmann Exclusive) 1:72 £19.99 On Order Easy Model
PKEA37211 Spitfire Mk V RAF Sqn 1942 1:72 £11.99 In Stock Easy Model
PKEA37212 Spitfire Mk V RAF 140 Sqn Photo Recon 1:72 £11.99 In Stock Easy Model
PKEA37213 Spitfire Mk V RAF 317 Sqn 1941 1:72 £11.99 In Stock Easy Model
PKEA37214 Spitfire Mk V RAF 303 Sqn 1942 1:72 £11.99 On Order Easy Model
PKEA37241 Hurricane Mk II 87 Sqn 1942 1:72 £11.99 In Stock Easy Model
PKEA37242 Hurricane Mk II 3 Sqn 1942 1:72 £11.99 On Order Easy Model
PKEA37245 Hurricane Mk II 87 Sqn Leader 1940/41 1:72 £11.99 In Stock Easy Model
PKTM02278 EF-2000A Eurofighter ‘Typhoon’ 1:32 £99.99 In Stock Trumpeter
PKTM02403 Spitfire Mk Vb 1:24 £92.99 In Stock Trumpeter
PKTM02413 Spitfire Mk VI 1:24 £92.99 In Stock Trumpeter
PKTM02414 Hurricane Mk I 1:24 £84.99 In Stock Trumpeter
PKTM02415 Hurricane Mk IIc 1:24 £84.99 On Order Trumpeter
PKROD308 Douglas C-47 Skytrain 1:144 £20.99 In Stock Roden

Above: Box artwork for the Academy 2157 Spitfire Mk XIVc (PKAY12274)

This plastic model assembly kit of the iconic Spitfire comes in 1:48 scale and requires paint and glue to build. First produced in 1938, the Spitfire is still to this day the highest produced British aircraft with many still remaining airworthy. Several variants of this single-seat fighter aircraft have been built since they were first utilised by the Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II and they still remain very popular among enthusiasts.

Above: Box artwork for the Trumpeter EF-2000A Eurofighter ‘Typhoon’ (PKTM02278)

This plastic model assembly kit of the Eurofighter Typhoon comes in 1:32 scale and requires paint and glue to build. Since production first started in 1994, the agile twin-engine plane has become a key part of the Royal Air Force. Over 600 Typhoons have been built for various air forces across Europe as they are used today on air-defence duties and combat.

Above: Box artwork for the Roden Douglas C-47 Skytrain (PKROD308)

This plastic model assembly kit of the Douglas C-47 Skytrain comes in 1:144 scale and requires paint and glue to build. Developed from the original passenger variant, over 900 C-47s were built for numerous countries as they were designed as a military transport aircraft. They were utilised by the Allies throughout World War II and can be still seen in service today with several military operators.

With 17 variations of aircraft available in our range that will participate in tomorrows RAF100 anniversary fly over, now is the perfect time to recreate your favourite. Contact your local Bachmann stockist to purchase any of the above-mentioned items along with the plethora of other Bachmann products available.

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