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Aeroplane Model - Gloster Javelin, XA541 Object Reg. No: ST 024087

Aircraft History

The Javelin was a delta wing all weather fighter used by the Royal Air Force between 1956 and 1968. It was designed by George Carter at the Gloster Aircraft Company and first flew in 1951. It was powerd by two Bristol Siddeley Sapphire axial flow jet engines. During the 1960s the Javelin was used by RAF squadrons at Singapore during the 'Confrontation' with Indonesia.

Model History

This 1:32 scale model of a Gloster Javelin was commissioned by the Museum and built by Mr R.D. Ramsay in 1956. It is painted in representative RAF markings.
Wooden model aeroplane painted grey and green camoflage with two air intakes at front and jets at rear with black nose cone.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 500 mm (Width), 540 mm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: aeroplanes, fighters, military aircraft, model aeroplanes, scale models
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model turbo jet aircraft - military
Inscriptions: On each side of model and under each wing: XA541
Model Name/Number: Javelin
Model Scale: 1:32
Modelmaker: Mr R. Ramsay, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1956

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