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Any models with links to Manston will be posted here – currently in development.

Gloster Meteor Mk.4 “World Speed Record” 1:72

The very first British jet engine-powered fighter to see operational service was the Gloster Meteor. Following the wartime Meteor Mk.Is ...
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No.600 Sqn. Blenheim L8679 BQ-O of F/O Stanley P Le Rougetel and Sgt Eric Smith. Crashed 9/8/1940.

Bristol Blenheim Mk.If 1:72

https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/bristol-blenheim-mk1f-1-72.html

 

Supermarine Spitfire MkIa 1:24

The other aircraft is the X4561, squadron code QJ-B of No.92 Squadron based at Manston, Kent in December 1940 and reflects the changes to operational camouflage at the time with the underside of the port wing being painted black as a recognistion aid.

https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/supermarine-spitfire-mkia-1-24.html

 

Supermarine Spitfire MkIa Starter Set 1:72

Paint Scheme – No.92 Squadron, RAF Manston, Kent, England, December 1940

https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/supermarine-spitfire-mkia-starter-set-1-72.html

Gloster Meteor F3, YQ-Q, 616 Squadron

https://www.corgi.co.uk/gloster-meteor-f3-yq-q-616-squadron.html

Gloster Meteor F.3

No 616 Sqd RAuxAF, Manston, August 1944; Summer 1945; No 616 RAuxAF, Manston, July 1945

MPM: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MPM-1-72-MPM72567-Gloster-Meteor-Mk-I-Limited-Edition/381827686361?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

Airfix dogfight Double V1 Flying Bomb & Gloster Meteor III 1 72

YQ-D https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Airfix-dogfight-Double-V1-Flying-Bomb-amp-Gloster-Meteor-III-1-72-/232531645866?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&nma=true&si=wFPYt0RHSDK0%252FrbffugczDkr75k%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc

Hawker Typhoon 1B – Car Door 1:24

Livery A: R7752 PR-G, Roland Beamont, 609 Squadron Manston 1943

https://www.airfix.com/uk-en/hawker-typhoon-1b-car-door-1-24.html

Channel Dash Gift Set 1:72

Paint Scheme – Fairy Swordfish Mk.1, W5984/H, flown by LT-Commander Eugene Esmonde VC, DSO, Operation ‘Fuller’ (‘The Channel Dash’), No.825 Naval Air Squadron, Royal Air Force Manston, England, 12th February 1942; Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb, No.42 Squadron, Royal Airforce Gravesend, Operation ‘Fuller’ (‘The Channel Dash’), 12th February 1942.

https://www.airfix.com/us-en/channel-dash-gift-set-1-72.html

Vickers Vimy F9157 that crashed at Manston 3/10/1921

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/160245-alley-cat-acrk-48-11-vickers-vimy/
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Vickers+Vimy+F9157&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi4yJ37mtDWAhVHalAKHVckBfIQsAQITA&biw=1280&bih=893#imgrc=n5p08zEqrt11nM:

 

Sopwith Triplane  Roden 609 1/32

Sopwith Triplane N5382 “The Ooslumburd”, Home Defence, Manston War Flight, Kent, July 1917.

http://www.finescale.com/product-info/kit-reviews/2011/01/roden-132-scale-sopwith-triplane

 

Xtradecal X72232 1/72 de Havilland Mosquito T.III B.IV, FB.VI, B.XX Model Decals

de Havilland Mosquito T.3 VT588 608 Sqn RAF Manston 1948

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Xtradecal-X72232-1-72-de-Havilland-Mosquito-T-III-B-IV-FB-VI-B-XX-Model-Decals/131972189827?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

 

Xtradecal X72239 1/72 Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib Car Door Model Decals

R7855 PR-D 609 Sqn F/O R. A. Lallemant RAF Manston

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Xtradecal-X72239-1-72-Hawker-Typhoon-Mk-Ib-Car-Door-Model-Decals/131972204596?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649

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