Airfix 1/48 English Electric Lightning F2A/6 Model Kit

Brand: Airfix

Model Number: A09178

Scale: 1/48

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The Airfix English Electric Lightning F2A/6 in 1/48 scale from the plastic aircraft model range accurately recreates the real life British aircraft.

This plastic aircraft kit requires paint and glue to complete.

For this model we recommend using paints from the following ranges.


We also highly recommend the following ranges for tools and accessories.

Manufacturer: Airfix
Model: A09178 English Electric Lightning F2A/6
Scale: 1/48

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Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

  • Product rating 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Roger Manser

    Airfix EE Lightning

    Very quick delivery. Shame only Airfix make this kit in this scale - not up to the standards of other well known manufacturers - requires some head scratching to understand instructions and body seam and wing flap fit not great.

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Graeme Cosgrove

    Airfix Lightning Re-issue

    I built one of these when they first came out and it is a great kit. Straight from the box it makes a good model, and I'm sure Lightning experts will be able to add all the required details to make a super accurate model from the contents. The NeOmega cockpit set that is available for the kit makes a great upgrade, and there are plenty of accessories if you choose to use them. There are three marking options in the kit, allowing you to choose metallic or painted versions, and there are plenty of after market decals out there too. Service from Wonderland was excellent - prompt and excellent value. I have one of the kits on the bench right now, and its going to end up as a "vanilla" (i.e. straight from the box) RSAF Mk 53 with overwing tanks in a highly polished aluminum finish (I hope!). The second kit is going to get the NeOmega cockpit set and finish up as an F2a...can't wait to get started!

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Leslie Platten

    a great model

    very fast transaction delivery on time. all i have to do now is build the kit.

  • Product rating 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by PETER SUTHERLAND-FINDLER

    lightning airfix 1/48

    This is a superb model, will buy another to make F6.

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Wonderland Models deliver throughout the UK and Overseas. We endeavour to despatch orders immediately but certainly within 48 hours of receipt. Orders will only be dispatched once payment has been received. 

UK Delivery:
Order value (including postage) up to £70: First Class Royal Mail £3.95
(Delivery Within 1-5 Days)
Order value (including postage) over £70: Interlink Express £6.95 (Courier Delivery Next Working Day).

Please be sure to give us your mobile phone number when ordering as Interlink Express offer an email/text message option to enable you to receive notification of despatch and estimated delivery time. The express service requires a signature on delivery and must be ordered before 2pm for next working day delivery. The courier does not deliver on a weekend or bank holidays.
Express delivery is two days to some postcodes, and these incur a £6 surcharge. A list of applicable postcodes can be seen here.

Overseas Delivery:

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Delivery to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan and the USA is by Royal Mail or FedEx courier and is calculated on an order by order basis based on weight and size. We will contact you with the shipping costs on receipt of the order.

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