Panavia Tornado GR.1 RAF brick plane model - COBI 5852 - 520 bricks

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Model Spec. 
  • no of bricks: 520
  • Scale 1:48
  • Figures: 2 (half figures)
  • Model dimensions (L x W x H): 36 cm (14.1") x 28 cm (11") 13 cm (5.1")
  • British Royal Air Force
  • Block stand with printed name of the model
  • Bodywork with pad printing
  • Easy-to-follow instruction manual
  • Compatible with other leading brands of construction blocks



The Panavia Tornado GR.1 was a groundbreaking multi-role combat aircraft developed by a tri-national consortium consisting of the United Kingdom, Germany, and Italy under the Panavia Aircraft GmbH partnership. The Tornado first flew in August 1974, and the GR.1 variant specifically catered to the Royal Air Force (RAF). Entering service in 1979, the Tornado GR.1 was designed for low-level penetration strike missions and equipped with advanced avionics, terrain-following radar, and variable-sweep wings for exceptional performance at low altitudes.

The Tornado GR.1 played a significant role during the Gulf War in 1991, where its ability to deliver precision strikes against heavily defended targets was crucial. It was also instrumental in various NATO operations throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, showcasing its versatility in both strike and reconnaissance missions.

Continuous upgrades over the years enhanced its capabilities, leading to the GR.4 variant. The Tornado GR.1 was eventually retired in 2019, but it remains celebrated for its contribution to modern aerial warfare and its pivotal role in RAF operations for four decades.


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