The Boulton Paul Defiant was a British interceptor aircraft that served with the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Second World War. The Defiant was designed and built by Boulton Paul Aircraft as a "turret fighter", without any forward-firing guns. It was a contemporary of the Royal Navy's Blackburn Roc. The concept of a turret fighter related directly to the successful First World War-era Bristol F.2 Fighter.

In practice, the Defiant was found to be reasonably effective as a bomber–destroyer, but vulnerable to the Luftwaffe's more agile, single-seat Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighters. Lack of forward armament proved to be a major weakness in daylight combat and its potential was only realized when it switched to night combat.

Item No : 02899
Item Name : Boulton Paul Defiant F1
Bar Code : 9580208028996
Scale : 1:48
Item Type : Plastic Model Aircraft Kit
Model Brief : Length: 228.5mm: Wingspan: 250mm:
Total Parts : 70+
Metal Parts : n/a
Photo Etched Parts : 1 piece
Film Parts : n/a
Resin Parts : n/a
Total Sprues : 4 sprues
Released Date : 2016-12
More Features : The kit consists of: over 70 parts ,clear parts for canopy
- fuselage&wing with finely engraved panel lines:


SKU TR02899
Barcode # 9580208028996
Brand Trumpeter
Shipping Weight 0.2900kg
Scale 1/48
Material Plastic

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