Description

After the fall of France in 1940, the two great air arms of the day, Great Britains RAF and Germanys Luftwaffe, faced each other in large numbers for the first time... The spearhead of the Luftwaffe was the Messerschmitt Bf109E... A formidable fighting machine, it had proved itself to be world class throughout its previous campaigns... Over southern England, in the summer of 1940, it faced a new set of challenges... The most serious for the German pilots being the widespread use of the RAFs finest fighter, the Supermarine Spitfre... More manoeuvrable than the 109E, the Spitfire was the finest fighter of its day... This set contains two aircraft flown by aces... Helmut Wick and John Dundas... Neither survived their fateful engagement on 28th November 1940.

Paint Schemes - Supermarine Spitfire 1A, 609 Squadron, F/Lt Dundas, October 1940 and Messerschmitt Bf109E-4, JG2, Helmut Wick, October 1940

Contents:

  • 8x Acrylic Paints
  • 2 x Brushes
  • Poly Cement
  • Supermarine Spitfire MkIa: L127 x W155 - Pieces 36
  • Messerschmitt Bf109E-4: L120 x W137 - Pieces 49

..* All measurements in mm.

..Airfix Gift Sets are ideal for more advanced modellers and include glue, acrylic paints and brushes.

Scale1:72
Skill1
Flying Hours2
Number of Parts85

(AIR-50135)

SKU AIR-50135
Barcode # DOESNOTAPPLY
Brand Airfix
Shipping Weight 0.4000kg
Scale 1/72
Material Plastic

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