|Length||19.7 cm||7.8 in||Approx|
|Wingspan||18.1 cm||7.1 in||Approx|
- Constructed with metal and plastic components
- Undercarriage fixed extended
- Display stand not included.
Gemini Jets G2RAF899 – 1/200 Scale Poseidon MRA1, RAF
Gemini Jets diecast model G2USN622 replicates in 1/200 scale the Boeing Poseidon MRA1, (RAF designation for the P-8A), serial number ZP801, named “Pride of Moray” of No. 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force (RAF), stationed at RAF Kinloss, Scotland, in 2020.
No. 120 Squadron, RAF
N0. 120 Squadron formed on January 1, 1918 as a Royal Flying Corps unit, disbanded after the end of the war. Re-established as part of RAF Coastal Command during World War II. It was the first RAF squadron to receive the Boeing Poseidon MRA1 in October 2019.
Boeing P-8 Poseidon
The Boeing P-8 Poseidon is an American twin-engined maritime patrol aircraft based on the B737-800ERX. Developed for the US Navy as a replacement for the aging Lockheed P-3 Orion it first flew on April 25, 2009, entering service in November 2013 with VP-16 “War Eagles”, USN. The Poseidon is in service with several countries.
The P-8 is equipped for anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASUW), shipping interdiction and has an early warning self-protection (EWSP) capability, It can operate in conjunction with the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton, an uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV), in the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance system (BAMS). Due to its high operational altitude, the Poseidon lacks a magnetic anomaly detector (MAD).
The P-8 is a 737-800ERX with 737-900-based wings with raked wingtips and strengthened fuselage for low-altitude operations as well as an internal weapons bay and external weapon hardpoints. Equipped with advanced sensors and mission systems, multi-role radar, high definition cameras, and an acoustic system. Its nine-person crew includes two pilots plus relief pilot, five mission crew and in-flight technician. The P-8A has workstations with universal multi-function displays
The P-8 uses two CFM56 high-bypass turbofan engines; pylon mounted one under each wing. Giving the aircraft a maximum speed of 907 km/h (564 mph), a combat range of 2,222 km (1,389 mi) with 4 hours on station and a service ceiling of 12,496 m (41,000 ft).
Armed with eleven weapon stations, two under each wing, two on fuselage centre line and five in the weapons bay. Ordnance includes cruise and anti-shipping missiles, torpedos mines, depth charges and sonobuoys; able to deploy life rafts and other survival equipment.