English Electric Lightning F1. XM171 | AeroScale

A superb build of the English Electric Lightning F1 XM171 from 56 Squadron RAF Firebirds A phoenix - approved by King Edward VIII in July 1936. The Phoenix was chosen to underline the Squadron's ability to reappear intact regardless of the odds.

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That’s a beauty !

Fantastic! Plus I always liked the Lightning!