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

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.

Supermarine Spitfire MkIa Starter Set 1:72

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

Gloster Meteor F3, YQ-Q, 616 Squadron

Gloster Meteor F.3

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


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


Hawker Typhoon 1B – Car Door 1:24

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

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.

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

Sopwith Triplane  Roden 609 1/32

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


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

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

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


Messerschmitt Bf 109E 1/24

Release versions from 1989 to 1993

Boxart Messerschmitt Bf 109E 12002 Airfix

Featured markings of Hptm. Wilhelm Meyerweissflog, who force-landed at Monkton Farm near Manston, 5th September 1940

If you have details of other models that have links to Manston, please contact us.

North American F-86D Sabre

Boxart North American F-86D Sabre 02061-1 Airfix
Includes markings for F-86D-50-NA, 512th Fighter Interceptor Sqn, 406th FIW, Manston, 1956. Made by Airfix in the mid 1970’s.