Corgi Aviation Archive Diecast Model
Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB
1:72 Scale - AA36505
Each model features:
- Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
- Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
- Interchangeable landing gear with rotating wheels.
- Poseable presention stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
- Many limited editions with numbered certificate of authenticity.
- Detailed pilots and crew members (1:72/1:32).
- Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards (1:72/1:32).
- Selected interchangeable features such as airbrakes, opened canopies and access panels (1:72/1:32).
- Selected moving parts such as gun turrets, control surfaces and swing-wings (1:72/1:32).
About this aircraft:
The Typhoon Mk.IB, widely known as the Tiffy, distinguished itself particularly in the Battle of Normandy. In one famous case Tiffies of the 2nd Tactical Air Force decimated a large concentration of armor ahead of Avranches, disposing of no fewer than 137 tanks, and opening the way for the liberation of France and Belgium.