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Blackburn Buccaneer S.2 XW538/S, RAF No.16 Squadron, RAF Gutersloh (1:72), Corgi Diecast Aviation Item Number AA34113
Blackburn Buccaneer S.2 XW538/S, RAF No.16 Squadron, RAF Gutersloh (1:72) Sale Price: $82.95
Retail: $107.95
Availability: In Stock at Distributor
Item #: AA34113 -

    Blackburn Buccaneer S.2 XW538/S, RAF No.16 Squadron, Gutersloh, November 1977As one of the most capable low-level strike aircraft of the Cold War period, the Blackburn Buccaneer originally entered service with the Royal Navy to counter the threat of a massive Soviet Naval expansion programme. Rather than build new ships of their own, the thinking at the time was to use their new strike jet to destroy the new Soviet ships with a combination of conventional and nuclear weapons. Following the...

    Blackburn Buccaneer, XW533/A, Miss Jolly Roger, RAF No.237 OCU, Gulf War 25th Anniversary (1:72), Corgi Diecast Aviation Item Number AA34112
    Blackburn Buccaneer, XW533/A, 'Miss Jolly Roger', RAF No.237 OCU, Gulf War 25th Anniversary (1:72) Sale Price: $91.95
    Retail: $130.95
    Availability: Normally Stocked
    Item #: AA34112 -

      Blackburn Buccaneer, XW533/A 'Miss Jolly Roger', RAF No.237 OCU, Operation Granby, 1991Even though it was in the twilight of its service career, the Buccaneer was called upon to take part in the 1991 Gulf War, but only at the eleventh hour. Tornado and Jaguar crews were carrying out low-level, interdiction strike missions against enemy targets, but the effectiveness of Iraqi anti-aircraft fire resulted in these sorties having to be carried out at a higher level, which reduced their...