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HORNBY HOBBIES CEO, LYNDON DAVIES, DONATES HAWKER HUNTER AS TRIBUTE

Lyndon Davies, chief executive of Hornby Hobbies has generously donated a privately bought Hawker Hunter XF509 to the Margate Hornby offices.

This particular plane is iconic because it was fixed on a pole outside of the Humbrol factory in Hull, which closed in 2006, for many years. It was then relocated to a military museum at Fort Paull also in Hull, until it’s unfortunate closure late last year. The Hawker’s story however, began with 54 Squadron in 1957…

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Take home your own Hawker Hunter!

Buy your very own Hawker Hunter model to display proudly at home. Pictured above is the Hawker Hunter F.4 model. The service introduction of the Hawker Hunter F.4 in March 1955 presented the RAF with a more capable version of their sleek jet fighter, including a much needed increase in its internal fuel capacity. Mr. Davies purchased the Hawker Hunter F.6, which we have in the original livery (paint scheme B) for sale.

Hawker Hunter F.4/F.5/J.34

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