Home

Manufacturers

Slogan

AA35509 Hurricane Mk I, RAF BBMF - 1/32 -

AA35509 Hurricane Mk I, RAF BBMF - 1/32 -
Click to enlarge
Price: $0.00
Product ID : AA35509
Manufacturer: Corgi Allied Propeller Fighters
Weight: 6.00 lbs

Purchase

Product is out of stock

Description

AA35509 Hurricane Mk I, RAF BBMF, P2970, Geoffrey Page. Joining the RAF two weeks after the outbreak of the Second World War, Geoffrey Page was initially assigned as a flying instructor due to his excellent flying abilities. By the height of the Battle of Britain he was transferred to 56 squadron to fly Hawker Hurricanes. He shot down two Luftwaffe aircraft before being shot down on the 12th of August. During this action he was badly burnt after enemy fire ignited the fuel tank in his Hurricane. Both of his hands were burnt down to the bone and his head was also badly burnt. But Page became the first member of Sir Archibald Macindoe???s ????Guinea Pig Club???. This pioneering plastic surgeon performed over 15 operations on Page and by 1942 he was back as an operational pilot. He vowed to shoot down 15 enemy planes, one for each operation, and achieved this (10 solo kills, 5 shared and 3 damaged) before being injured again in late 1944. After the war he founded the Battle of Britain Trust and was instrumental in the creation of the Battle of Britain Memorial that stands today at Capel Le Ferne in Kent.

Product Reviews

Login or Register to write the first review.

Products You May Like

AD003 Bristol F.2B Royal Flying Corps 1/72
AD003 Bristol F.2B A Flight, 2 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
$27.95
$24.95
72DV001 de Havilland DH.104 Dove, Dan Air 1/72
72DV001 de Havilland DH.104 Dove Dan Air
$62.95
$57.95
DI001-001 F-16A ROCAF - 1/72
Hot Deal
DI001-001 F-16A ROCAF
$93.94
$65.76
AA35710 Messerschmitt Me262A-1a 1/72 'Red 7'
AA35710 Messerschmitt Me262A-1a 1/72 Die Cast Model 'Red 7', Plt.Ofz. Franz...
$0.00
Product is out of stock
HA2514 F-105D Thunderbird "Iron Duke" 1/72 -
HA2514 F-105D Thunderbird "Iron Duke" 354th TFS
$0.00
Product is out of stock
HA8501 P-51B Mustang, "Shangri La," 1/48
Hot Deal
HA8501 P-51B, "Shangri La," Captain Don Gentile, 336th FS, 4th FG
$69.96
$55.95