The Nimrod is a the worlds only jet maritime reconnaissance aircraft and submarine hunter. The aircraft has been in service with the RAF for over three decades and has flown in a number of conflicts around the world. Given four sidewinder air-to-air missiles in the first Gulf War, it could be said that the Nimrod became the largest fighter in the world and it can fly up to maximum speeds of 575 mph powered by four Rolls Royce Spey engines.
Dimensions: L 487mm x W 537mm. No of Pieces: 248. Skill level 3. Requires painting.
Age: 8+ years. Part of the Airfix Kitset Collection.