• aviationmegastore.com
  • aviationoutletstore.com
  • aviationshopsupplies.com
  • aviationmegatrade.com
  • 737-simulator.com

Public holidays

Amended or confirmed opening hours of the Luchtvaart Hobby Shop in Aalsmeerderbrug on the following dates:
Tu02-06Open 10-18 hrs
We03-06Open 10-18 hrs
Th04-06Open 10-17 hrs
Fr05-06Open 10-18 hrs
Sa06-06Open 10-18 hrs
Mo08-06Open 10-18 hrs
Tu09-06Open 10-18 hrs
We10-06Open 10-18 hrs
Th11-06Open 10-18 hrs
Fr12-06Open 10-18 hrs
Sa13-06Open 10-17 hrs
Aviation Megastore website is available without limitations. Orders are processed during shop operating hours.

Frequent buyers programme

Collect Megapoints for Megavouchers
Read the conditions...

Hold & Store service ©

Aviation Megastore offers unique Hold & Store service © for internet customers that wish to combine several individual orders to one single shipment, reducing the overall shipping cost significantly.

Gloster Gladiator Mk.I 'Last Biplane Fighter' (Mark1 MKM14452)

Gloster Gladiator Mk.I 'Last Biplane Fighter'  MKM14452
Gloster Gladiator Mk.I 'Last Biplane Fighter'  MKM14452 image 1Gloster Gladiator Mk.I 'Last Biplane Fighter'  MKM14452 image 2
Gloster Gladiator Mk.I 'Last Biplane Fighter' (Mark1 MKM14452)
€ 12.36
EU: incl. tax € 14.95
Category:Aircraft Scale Modelling
Subcategory:Aircraft Scale Modelling
Scale:1 : 144
Availability:only 2 remaining

Add this product to my wishlist

This product was added to our database on Thursday 18 August 2016.

Share this product
Product description

Category Aircraft Scale Modelling, Subcategory Aircraft Scale Modelling, Scale 1 : 144, ISBN/Box MKM14452, Publisher/Brand Mark1, Version injection

The Gloster Gladiator was a British-built biplane fighter developed from the Gauntlet and its prototype, designated SS.37, flew in September 1934. Following testing and minor modifications the first production model, the Mk.I, was delivered from July 1936 and became operational in January 1937.
The Gladiator Mk.I was a single-seat biplane of metal construction with mixed fabric and metal covering. It was fitted with a fixed undercarriage and powered by a Mercury radial engine turning two-blade wooden propeller. Its armament consisted of four guns, of which two were mounted in the fuselage and two under the lower wings.
In total, 378 Gladiator Mk.Is were produced and supplied during 1937-38. Belgian Air Force operated 22 aeroplanes, while China acquired 36 Gladiators.
The Gladiator was the RAF's last biplane fighter aircraft and the first with an enclosed cockpit. Although rendered obsolete by newer monoplane designs, it proved good in initial combats and saw action in almost all theatres during the WWII.
Gladiators (both the Mk.I and Mk.II versions) were successfully exported to many countries and saw service with more than 15 air arms, including those of Belgium, China, Egypt, Finland, Free France, Greece, Iraq, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal and Sweden. They also equipped RAAF and SAAF squadrons in the Middle East and North Africa.
Colour schemes included in the kit:
1) Gloster Gladiator Mk.I, K7957, No.73 Sq., RAF, Digby airfield, 1938

2) Gloster Gladiator Mk.I, K7974, Grey RT-O, No.112 Sq., RAF, Helwan airfield, Egypt, spring 1940

3) Gloster Gladiator Mk.I, White 31, 1er Escadrille du 1er Groupe du 2éme Regiment Aéronautique (Squadron 1/I/2 Aé) - 'La Comète', Force aérienne belge (Belgian Air Force), Schaffen - Diest airfield, late 1939

4) Gloster Gladiator Mk.I, White 2809, 28th Fighter Sq., 5th Fighter Group, Chinese Nationalist Air Force, China, 1938

This injection-moulded kit contains 34 parts, one resin part and one clear part (cockpit canopy). A comprehensive instruction leaflet and a decal sheet are included.

Shopping cart

Your shopping cart is empty.

Shop near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. LOOK INSIDE !

When in the Netherlands,
visit our shop near
Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport.

Click on the image below for
extended tour.


Fly in the B737NG Simulator