De Havilland Diecast Aircraft and Spacecraft
The de Havilland aircraft company was founded by Sir Geoffrey de Havilland on 15th September 1920, in Edgware. Sir Geoffrey and his company had a revolutionary effect on early aviation and de Havilland were known for their innovative designs, many of which were a long way ahead of their time. De Havilland diecast aircraft and spacecraft are scale models of historically important aircraft, designed by the de Havilland aircraft company at different points in their impressive history.
The Comet, Mosquito, Tigermoth and more
Hugely influential and innovative aviation designs can be remembered through diecast scale models of de Havilland aircraft such as the Comet, the Mosquito and the Tigermoth. Other aeroplanes that are available include the Canada Dash 8, The Vampire and the infamous DH98 Mosquito WWII wooden fighter bomber.
Military and civil aircraft
The de Havilland aircraft company did not only innovate in the military field, but they also designed aircraft for commercial and civil use. Diecast aircraft has been made of both types of aircraft, so whether a DH103 Hornet F3 fighter plane is required or a civil aviation plane is preferred, such as the twin-engine DH104 Dove short-haul airliner, they can all be found based on a variety of different years of production.
Made by Corgi, Atlas Editions and others
Top quality de Havilland diecast model aircraft have been made by some of the world's leading scale model manufacturers. Amongst those companies who have produced de Havilland models are famous model makers such as Corgi, Oxford Diecast , Atlas Editions and Oxford Aviation. There are models available by these and other names, which are equally as well respected by collectors of model aircraft.
Many items come with their original packaging and include details of the company that made them. Limited edition diecast vehicles also often have a certificate, stating that the model concerned is one of only a limited number that were produced of that specific piece.