420 - Ford Thames Airborne Caravan


€42,95

Based on a Ford Thames 400E chassis, the Airborne was a classic 1960s caravanette in the VW mode. Corgi introduced this much-loved model into their range in 1962, producing it in various two-tone colour schemes – most notably in green, blue or lilac.

With classic Corgi spun hubs and Glidamatic suspension, the model features rear doors that open to reveal a two colour interior complete with a small table, a cooker, venetian blinds and even a foam cushion on one for the miniature seats. Injection moulded, the interior was yet another first for Corgi, a significant upgrade in quality compared to typical vacuum-formed plastics of the time. Manufacture of the Ford Thames Airborne ended in 1966 after an impressive 900,000 had been produced.

Size: Length: 100mm Width: 60mm Height: 45mm

Scale: 1:43

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Frank Muensterkoetter
Model with a „Face“

A very nice Model of the sixties. I love UK cars from the past as they had an individual look. Detailed model.

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Michael Doyle
Corgi Toy

I’m very happy with my airborne caravan ! It is a great model thanks corgi!

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Adrian Stephenson
Fantastic new model from The Corgi Club

The Thames Airborne is yet another stunning recreated Corgi model from the club. Brilliant!!

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Richard Healey
Ford Thames Airborne Caravan

Very well modelled loads of detail

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Dave Gibbs

Great model been looking forward for this one.

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