The Flying Mule Homepage
Contact Us
Search
for
FREE US Shipping*    Cart Empty $0.00
No Sales Tax    US Shipping $0.00
      Total:  $0.00
Code: MP-PS5335-3    Add to wishlist
Price: $18.95
Status: APR 2019 RE-STOCK

Click "Add to Cart" to pre-order this item now or
Request to be notified when this item is in stock
Quantity in Cart: none
Quantity:

Postage Stamp Planes PS5335-3
Supermarine Spitfire Mk II Diecast Model
RAF Tangmere Wing, Douglas Bader, RAF Tangmere, England, March 1941

1:93 Scale   Length   Width
Supermarine Spitfire Mk II   3.75"   4.75"


PLEASE NOTE: This item has a planned arrival date of April 2019 and is only available for PRE-ORDER at this time.
  1. Orders are not shipped until complete. If you wish to receive in-stock items prior to pre-ordered items, you must place separate orders.
  2. Arrival dates are subject to change. Consider them to be estimates as manufacturers frequently revise them.
  3. Credit Cards are not billed until time of shipment. Check or PayPal payment (not recommended) is required at time of order.

The Supermarine Spitfire is a single-seat fighter aircraft used by the RAF and many Allied countries during World War II. Designed by R.J. Mitchell and produced by Supermarine, the Spitfire was designed with remarkably thin elliptical wings with the thinnest possible cross-section, which enabled it to travel at speeds that exceeded those of other aircraft fighters of its time. Equipped with a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, and 8 x 0.303" Browning machine guns, the Spitfire was a fast and maneuverable fighter and was the only fighter aircraft to be in continual production and development before, during and after the war. During the Battle of Britain, which was the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces, the Spitfire was part of an important battle tactic, where the Spitfire squadrons were sent up to engage the German fighter escorts, leaving the Hurricane to attack the German bombers. The spitfire Mk IIa, serial P7966 D-B "Manxman" was the aircraft of Wing Commander Douglas Bader, a RAF Fighter Ace, when he started leading the Tangmere Wing in March of 1941. The P7966 was one of the first to carry CO Bader's initials on the fuselage instead of standard code markings.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk II

Designed by R.J.Michell to meet a British Air Ministry specification, the Supermarine Spitfire first flown on March 5th, 1936. With its combination of beautiful fighter design, the excellent performance of its Rolls-Royce Merlin powerplant and firepower provided by twin cannons and four machine guns, the Spitfire became an unrivaled symbol of victory. The Spitfire had 40 major variants and was built in greater numbers than any other British aircraft of the time. It flew operationally on every front between 1939 and 1945 and was engaged in every one of the Royal Air Force's major actions.

Copyright 2003-2019 The Flying Mule, Inc.

Postage Stamp Planes

The "Postage Stamp Planes" range presents affordable, ready-made diecast models of military and civilian aircraft.

"Postage Stamp Planes" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic ordnance loads.

Copyright 2003-2019 The Flying Mule, Inc.

Recently viewed products:
 
Help  Contact Us  Coupons  Newsletter  Facebook  Product List  Privacy  Site Map 

All Text and Images Copyright The Flying Mule, Inc.