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GeminiJets Gemini Jets GJBAW1667
BAe/Aerospatiale Concorde Diecast Model
British Airways, G-BOAF

1:400 Scale   Length   Width
BAe/Aerospatiale Concorde   6"   2.5"

Concorde 216 was the last Concorde to be built and first flew on 20 April 1979. It was painted white and was registered as G-BFKX. Both it and the second last example (214, G-BFKW) were built with no customer order. It had been hoped that either Singapore Airlines or British Caledonian would purchase them, but this did not happen. In June 1980 it was finally sold to British Airways and re-registered as G-BOAF. On January 1st, 1983, G-BOAF made the fastest Trans-Atlantic crossing by a commercial aircraft on a flight from New York to London. The total flying time was 2 hours, 56 minutes and 35 seconds. It held the record for five years, when another Concorde shaved one minute and 20 seconds off the time. It made Concorde's final ever flight on Wednesday, November 26th, 2003. Departing from Heathrow at 11:30 GMT, it made a last, brief, supersonic flight, carrying 100 BA staff, over the Bay of Biscay before landing at Filton, soon after 13:00 GMT. It was met by Prince Andrew, who formally accepted its handover. It has flown a total of 18,257 hours. This aircraft was open for public viewing at the Concorde at Filton facility. The aircraft will be the main exhibit of the proposed Aerospace Bristol museum.

Please note: An optional display stand is available separately if you wish to display this model "in-flight".

BAe/Aerospatiale Concorde

Designed as a part of a collaborative effort by Britain and France to create a supersonic airliner, the Concorde was first flown on March 2nd, 1969.

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GeminiJets Gemini Jets

The GeminiJets "Gemini Jets" range presents higly-detailed, ready-made diecast models of civilian and military aircraft in 1:400 scale. Prized by collectors worldwide, Gemini define the benchmark by which other 1:400 aircraft brands are judged.

GeminiJets "Gemini Jets" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction, including wings and tail surfaces.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Permanently extended metal landing gear.
  • Optional presentation stand available (sold separately) to display the aircraft "in flight".

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