Hawk 1/72 Supermarine Swift Ground Attack Fighter, 607-60

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Hawk 1/72 Supermarine Swift Ground Attack Fighter, 607-60 plastic model kit

1/72 607-60 Hawk Supermarine Swift Ground Attack Fighter

Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

Very cleanly molded kit that builds very nicely. The model has excellent fit and recessed and raised panel lines. Can be assembled with or without landing gear. Never started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The Swift was a very early jet fighter to replace the Supermarine Attacker. A very capable aircraft, the Swift suffered numerous accidents early on. As a result, less than 200 were ever built and it did not see combat. It did hold a world speed record for a short time, only to have a Douglas Skyray take the record a few hours later. The problems were ironed out, but by then the Hawker Hunter was proving very capable and there was no need for the Swift and it's RAF service life was short. The most successful version was the PR variant.

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