Bravo Delta Models (111) - English Electric Lightning P1 - Scale Model Aircraft, complete with display stand. Scale 1:32, length 15"/381mm, span 12"/305mm, height 4"/104mm.
English Electric Lightning F1A 56 Squadron RAF 1960-1965 Badge: Phoenix. Motto, 'What if Heaven Falls'. Squadron formed at Gosport 1916 until 1946. Reformed at RAF Bentwaters, April 1946 from 124 Squadron.
The English Electric Lightning was a British supersonic fighter aircraft of the Cold War era, remembered for its great speed and natural metal exterior. It is the only all-British Mach 2 fighter aircraft. Renowned for its capabilities as an interceptor, RAF pilots described it as, 'being saddled to a skyrocket'.