Oxford Diecast Thornycroft Nubian Bristol Airport76TN003
The third Thornycroft Nubian Major airport crash tender in our range features another Carmichael & Sons 'Jetranger' 1700 appliance. Delivered to the City of Bristol's Lulsgate Airport in 1970, it was the largest appliance to serve at Bristol Airport at the time. Fire-fighting equipment included 7,000 litres of water and 700 litres of foam. The roof mounted monitor could deliver foam at the rate of 32,000 litres per minute.
Registered XHU 593H from 1970, out little model comes in the signature red colour scheme carrying the number 6 on the cab doors and on the rear. It is painted with a bright yellow cab roof and yellow front bumper. The wheels also feature an unusual yellow/red finish.
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