wker went on to prove itself a vital effective fighter aircraft on all fronts of the Second World War. It came to be regarded as a rugged and reliable ground attack machine, but it was undoubtedly the service as a defensive fighter during the Battle of Britain that forged its reputation as on of the wars greatest fighters.
Entering service with 111 Sqaudron in December
Model Scale 1:24
Number of Parts 261
Dimensions (mm) L397 x W508
Skill Level 4
Flying Hours 6
Requires Painting Yes
The legendary Hurricane, which fought with such destinction in the Battle of Britain. This magnificently detailed kit captures perfectly the rugged defiance of Sydney Camms immortal design.
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Flying Hours: 6
Number of Parts: 509
Dimensions (mm): L404 x W528
Age Suitability: 8+
Dinmensions (mm): L404 x W528
These early machines were somewhat rushed into service and it was discovered that a number of modifications would be desirable, if not totally essential. Perhaps the most noticeable difference from the later models were around the canopy area – the first Typhoons were supplied with a forward opening ‘car door’
The Stuka was the most famous of all planes used by the Germans as a dive bomber. It is instantly recognisable with its inverted gull-wings, and fixed-undercarriage. Although sturdy, accurate and very effective, the Ju-87 was vulnerable to modern fighter aircraft.
Its flaws became apparent during the Battle of Britain and required a fighter escort to operate effectively.
The Dallas-built version of the P-51D, designated the P-51K, was equipped with an Aeroproducts propeller in place of the Hamilton Standard prop, as well as a larger differently configured canopy and other minor differences. The photo reconnaissance versions of the P-51D abd P-51K were designated F-6D and F-6K respectively. The RAF assigned the name Mustang IV to the D model and
Model Brief Length: 398mm Wingspan: 508mm
Total Plastic Parts 260pcs
Box Size 56 X 32 X8cm
Photo Etched Part 1pcs
Film Parts Instrument part
Total Sprues 11pcs
Decal Marking HURRICANE Mk. I 257 Sqn ENGLAND 1942
More Features Full detail Engine
The Hawker Hurricane is a British fighter design from the 1930s. Some 14,000