Airfix has released a third edition of the 1:72 scale English Electric Lightning F.2A with one new marking option

“Just Landed 

To date it remains the only UK-designed and built interceptor capable of Mach 2; once more, it enters the Airfix range, the English Electric Lightning, this time with two new schemes”………Airfix

Airfix are advertising this as new schemes, though option B [XN793] was used in the starter set from 2014. Airfix 1:72 scale Lightning F.2A was first released as a new tool in 2013 [Scalemates]. Interestingly XN793 was one of the marking options for the first edition, but in natural metal with blue spine and fin of No. 92 Squadron, R.A.F

A. English Electric Lightning F.2A XN724 No. 19 Squadron, Royal Air Force Germany, Gutersloh, 1970.

B. English Electric Lightning F.2A XN793 No.92 Squadron, Royal Air Force Germany, Gutersloh, late 1973.

Price: £23.99

A04054A - English Electric Lightning F.2A – 1:72

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