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Original Smiths AI/230 700Kt Airspeed Indicator installed in the British Cold War Naval Strike Aircraft, the Blackburn Buccaneer.

This original Smiths AI/230 700kt Blackbrurn Buccaneer Airspeed Indicator is in excellent condition with an unmarked glass face and operating, rotating speed limiter pointer. The rear casing has the manufacturer’s production plate and also bears a 1962 service stamp

The larger needle travels around the outer dial of the airspeed indicator while the inner needle measures off in 100kt increments. After 666.74 kts (Mach 1 - the speed of sound) the pilot would read off the Mach Airspeed Indicator to the left of the Smiths dial

With a highly detailed 1/72 or 1/48 scale model of the Blackburn Buccaneer perched atop its hand crafted mango wood stand, this would make a fantastic gift for any aviation enthusiast

This Blackburn Buccaneer Instrument comes complete with detailed Scale Model, Mango Wood Stand & Plaque plus Printed Fact Sheet featuring photo of instrument in aircraft cockpit.

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Your Blackburn Buccaneer, 700kt Airspeed Indicator, Original Recovery Curios Warbird Collectable includes:

  • Original Warbird instrument
  • Highly detailed hand-built and airbrushed 1/72 plastic scale model of the aircraft,* 
  • Hand-crafted and beautifully finished 100yr, Far North Queensland Mango Wood display stand
  • Detailed, 2-sided, printed and laminated Instrument Fact Sheet detailing aircraft and instrument
  • Removable Magnetic Display Arm

Both the 1/72 and larger more detailed 1/48 scale hand-built and airbrushed plastic models are available with ‘wheels & flaps up or down’, ‘canopy open or closed’ or ‘wings folded or open' in a choice of two Squadron markings and camouflage.

*To choose the larger 1/48 scale custom built scale model simply click on the 1/48 scale option at the top of the page.

Upon order placement you will receive an email asking for your preferred configuration.

Your complete Recovery Curios Original Instrument Collectable is securely packed and delivery normally takes between 4 - 6 weeks approx.

Did you fly, crew or maintain a Blackburn Buccaneer or have a friend, colleague or family member who did? Check out our PERSONALISED ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTABLE OPTION here.