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Gloster Javelin FAW9/9R (A12007) 1:48 Airfix The Gloster Javelin was an all-weather interceptor that started as an advanced concept just after WWII, but due to protracted design difficulties didn't see service until much later. It took until the FAW7 and the later FAW9 before it was capable of doing its intended job, and even then it was challenging to fly by all accounts. It was an important type for the RAF however, bridging the gap between the first generation and more recent designs by carrying external missiles, having afterburners for extra speed and