Airfix 55105 Red Arrow Gnat Starter Set 1/72 Scale
The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team (RAFAT), the formal name of the Red Arrows, began life at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire in 1965. Initially there were seven display pilots and ten Gnat jet trainers. The name "Red Arrows" was chosen to combine the appeal and expertise of two earlier teams, the Black Arrows and the Red Pelicans.
The Gnat was intended to be a lightweight fighter for the RAF but only served as the Gnat T.1 trainer variant. This was widely used and much liked by crews who then often moved onto front-line duties with the English Electric Lightning.
|Size||Length: 160mm Width: 102mm Pieces: 50|