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English Electric Lightning F.2A

Airfix - Nr. A04054 - 1:72

Boxart English Electric Lightning F.2A A04054 Airfix

Facts

Brand:Airfix
Title:English Electric Lightning F.2A
Number:A04054
Scale:1:72
Released:2013
Type:Full kit
Includes: Plastic sprues, Waterslide decals, Clear parts

Decal options

  1. English Electric Lightning F.2A
    GB Military Royal Air Force (1918-now)
    19 Sqn. XN781 (R.K.Barcilon)
    Gütersloh DE | October 1974
  2. English Electric Lightning F.2A
    GB Military Royal Air Force (1918-now)
    92 Sqn. XN793 (J.B Mitchell)
    Gütersloh DE | August 1972

Box contents


Included are: Plastic sprue (5x), Decalsheet (waterslide) (1x)

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Product timeline

 
Brand
Airfix
Airfix Corporation of America
MPC
1963
 
 
E.E. Lightning F.IA (Airfix 290)
New tool
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1964
 
 
E.E. Lightning / English Electric Lightning F. IA. (Airfix 290)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
English Electric Lighting F.IA. (Airfix Corporation of America 11-49)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
1968
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electric Lighting F1A (MPC 7009-70)
New parts
 
 
1973
 
 
Lightning F-1A (Airfix 02010-3)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1975
 
 
Lightning F-1A (Airfix 02010-3)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1978
 
 
E.E Lightning F.1A (Airfix 02010-3)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1979
 
 
Post-War Jets (Airfix )
Model set
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1981
 
 
E.E. Lightning F-1A (Airfix 02068-2)
New parts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1982
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E.E. Lightning (MPC 1-4109)
New decals
 
 
1983
 
 
English Electric Lightning F-1A (Airfix 9 02068)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1988
 
 
BAC Lightning F3 (Airfix 02080)
New parts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1990
 
 
BAC Lightning F3 (Airfix 02080)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2002
 
 
BAC Lightning F3 (Airfix 02080)
New box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2013
 
 
English Electric Lightning F.2A (Airfix A04054)
New tool
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2014
 
 
English Electric Lightning F.6 (Airfix A05042)
New parts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
English Electric Lightning F.2A (Airfix A55305)
Model set
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2018
 
 
English Electric Lightning F.6 (Airfix A05042A)
New decals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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BRL 147.00  BR In stock
USD 40.69
CZK 380.00  CZ In stock
USD 17.56
18.95  DE In stock
USD 22.61
£ 11.47  GB In stock
USD 15.58

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Status: Completed | Scale: 1:72 | Albums: 1 with 23 images
English Electric Lightning F.2A
GB Military Royal Air Force (1918-now)
19 Sqn. XN781 (R.K.Barcilon)
Gütersloh DE | October 1974
 
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English Electric Lightning F.2A
GB Military Royal Air Force (1918-now)
19 Sqn. XN781 (R.K.Barcilon)
Gütersloh DE | October 1974
 
Status: Completed | Scale: 1:72 | Albums: 1 with 14 images
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Status: Ideas | Scale: 1:72 | Albums: 0
 
Status: Ideas | Scale: 1:72 | Albums: 0
5+
 

Newsfeed

Nigel Home added the Airfix English Electric Lightning F.2A (1:72) to his completed kits.
17. September 2017 at 00:32:11 Share
Nigel Home 1 x Kit Completed as Lightning F.1A Conversion
17. September 2017 at 00:33:17
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Jose Dardon added the Airfix English Electric Lightning F.2A (1:72) to his stash.
10. July 2014 at 02:04:38 Share
Dave Flitton Dang it!!! There goes my Lightning collection!!
10. July 2014 at 06:41:02
Add a comment »
Burkhard D added the Airfix English Electric Lightning F.2A (1:72) to his stash.
15. February 2014 at 16:20:07 Share
Duncan Cook A wonderfull litttle kit.
15. February 2014 at 19:16:00
Burkhard D Yes, looks very, very good in the box.
15. February 2014 at 22:32:57
Jamie Anderson Hi burkhard I am seriously considering this kit how does it compare to the trumpeter kit
15. February 2014 at 23:37:21
Burkhard D The Trumpeter kit has considerable shape issues, e.g around the tailpipes which are too far apart. Nicely detailed and molded but the shape isssues are a killer in my book.
The Airfix Lightning looks accurate and is the only kit correctly portraying the complex curvature of the wing leading edges. Surface detail so far is the finest among the recent new-tool Airfix kits.
16. February 2014 at 00:18:46
Jamie Anderson thanks burkhard did you know the F.2A is a hybrid lightning combines the airframe and weapons of the F.2 the fin of the F.3 and belly tank and wings of the F.6 I believe this is the greatest lightning variant ever produced this one is on my to build list
16. February 2014 at 00:31:12
Clifford Keesler I want the 1/48th scale one.
19. February 2014 at 20:40:28
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Daniel Added a new review for:
20. December 2013 at 15:19:47 Share
Duncan Cook !!!!! Wann ist die denn erschienen?
30. December 2013 at 22:08:17
Burkhard D Guten Morgen! :D

Vor zwei Wochen (oder so) :)
31. December 2013 at 11:41:12
Duncan Cook In den letzen 2 Wochen war ich in keimen Modellbauladen.
BIn immernoch in NL.
31. December 2013 at 13:09:56
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11. December 2013 at 15:04:00 Share
Bill Gilman added the Airfix English Electric Lightning F.2A in 1:72 to his wishlist
20. December 2012 at 18:04:20 Share
Bill Gilman New tooling in 1:72! No more TrumpyBoss/Matchbox/Frog kitbashes!! :)
20. December 2012 at 18:05:01
Dave Flitton Really? Has it been released? Where can I get one or two or three?
20. December 2012 at 18:14:29
Urban Gardini Could be an idea to sell off the Trumpy...
20. December 2012 at 18:23:01
Burkhard D The shape is looking right on, let's hope they found a less ham-fisted trenchdigger :)
20. December 2012 at 20:28:11
Bill Gilman Not released yet...they're saying sometime in 2013. Burkhard, if you've seen the most recent Airfix releases (Bf 109E-4, Skyhawk, Zero) you'd realize that the ham-fisted trenchdigger has already left the building. Each new release gets better and better, and the prices are extremely good. I'm loving this Airfix rebirth!
20. December 2012 at 20:55:54
Burkhard D Agreed, the Bf109E and he Skyhawk were okay, more so at that price :)
20. December 2012 at 22:43:05
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Daniel
Lots of reference images of the real Jet on the Gütersloh Spotters Website:

No. 19 Squadron: sg-etuo.de/Squadrons/No19SquadronF2A

No. 92 Squadron: sg-etuo.de/Squadrons/No92SquadronF2A

:)
20. December 2012 at 12:52:17 Share
Holger Kranich Hey thats really cool links! Thanks for sharing!
20. December 2012 at 13:50:14
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Burkhard D added the Airfix English Electric Lightning F.2A in 1:72 to his wishlist
20. December 2012 at 10:06:00 Share
Burkhard D Judged by the (test?) shot depicted on the box, it looks like Airfix nicely reproduced the complex wing camber!
20. December 2012 at 10:28:23
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