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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia 1/72 - AIRFIX A01071C
SKU AX01071C
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Kit aereo da caccia Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia in scala 1/72 - Modello Airfix.  Il Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia è una delle versioni iniziali del celebre caccia britannico Supermarine Spitfire, che ha giocato un ruolo cruciale durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale, in particolare nella Battaglia d'Inghilterra. Questo aereo è famoso per la sua eleganza, maneggevolezza e capacità di combattimento. Caratteristiche Principali del Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia Progettazione e Costruzione: Origini: Il Supermarine Spitfire è stato progettato da R.J. Mitchell della Supermarine Aviation Works negli anni '30 come risposta alla necessità della Royal Air Force (RAF) di un nuovo caccia monoplano. Primo Volo: Il prototipo del Spitfire volò per la prima volta il 5 marzo 1936. La versione Mk.Ia entrò in servizio nel 1938. Struttura e Design: Ali Ellittiche: Una delle caratteristiche distintive del Spitfire era la forma ellittica delle sue ali, che offriva un'ottima combinazione di velocità, manovrabilità e stabilità. Fusoliera: La fusoliera era costruita principalmente in alluminio, con un design aerodinamico per ridurre la resistenza e migliorare le prestazioni di volo. Motorizzazione: Motore: Il Mk.Ia era alimentato da un motore Rolls-Royce Merlin III, un motore V12 raffreddato a liquido, capace di sviluppare circa 1.030 cavalli (768 kW). Prestazioni: Il caccia aveva una velocità massima di circa 355 mph (570 km/h) a 19.000 piedi (5.800 metri) e un'autonomia di circa 395 miglia (635 km). Armamento: Mitragliatrici: Il Mk.Ia era armato con otto mitragliatrici Browning .303 (7,7 mm) montate nelle ali, con 300 colpi per arma. Questo armamento era progettato per fornire un'alta cadenza di fuoco, essenziale per abbattere i bombardieri nemici. Ruolo Operativo e Impiego: Battaglia d'Inghilterra: Il Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia divenne famoso durante la Battaglia d'Inghilterra nel 1940, dove fu utilizzato principalmente per intercettare e combattere i caccia e i bombardieri tedeschi. Superiore al Nemico: La combinazione di velocità, manovrabilità e potenza di fuoco del Mk.Ia lo rese uno degli aerei da caccia più efficaci del suo tempo, capace di tenere testa ai caccia tedeschi come il Messerschmitt Bf 109. Prestazioni e Affidabilità: Maneggevolezza: Il Spitfire era noto per la sua eccellente maneggevolezza, permettendo ai piloti di effettuare manovre rapide e precise durante il combattimento aereo. Affidabilità: Sebbene avesse alcuni problemi meccanici iniziali, come tutti i nuovi aerei, il Spitfire Mk.Ia si dimostrò affidabile e robusto nelle mani dei piloti della RAF. Conclusione Il Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Ia è uno degli aerei da caccia più iconici e celebrati della Seconda Guerra Mondiale. La sua partecipazione alla Battaglia d'Inghilterra, dove contribuì significativamente alla difesa del Regno Unito contro l'offensiva aerea tedesca, ha cementato la sua reputazione nella storia dell'aviazione militare. Con il suo design elegante, la potenza del motore Rolls-Royce Merlin e l'armamento potente, il Spitfire Mk.Ia rappresenta un capolavoro dell'ingegneria aeronautica britannica e un simbolo della resistenza e della vittoria alleata.  

 
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MiG-17F Fresco 1/72 - AIRFIX A03091A
SKU AX03091A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: Russia
Period: Dopoguerra
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Kit aereo da caccia Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F 'Fresco' in scala 1/72 - Modello Airfix.  Il Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F 'Fresco' è un aereo da caccia a reazione sviluppato dall'Unione Sovietica negli anni '50. È un'evoluzione del MiG-15, con miglioramenti nelle prestazioni, nella manovrabilità e nell'armamento. Ecco una panoramica dettagliata di questo velivolo: Caratteristiche Principali Design e Sviluppo Origini: Il MiG-17 è stato progettato per migliorare le prestazioni del MiG-15, in particolare per affrontare le minacce dei caccia a reazione americani come l'F-86 Sabre. Prototipo: Il primo volo del prototipo del MiG-17 avvenne nel gennaio 1950, e il modello entrò in servizio nel 1952. Ali: Presenta ali a freccia di 45 gradi, una configurazione che offre migliori prestazioni ad alta velocità. Propulsione Motore: Il MiG-17F è equipaggiato con un motore turbogetto Klimov VK-1F, che include un postbruciatore, aumentando notevolmente la spinta e le prestazioni a velocità elevate. Velocità: Raggiunge una velocità massima di circa 1.145 km/h (Mach 0.92) a livello del mare. Armamento Cannoni: Il MiG-17F è armato con tre cannoni: un Nudelman N-37 da 37 mm e due cannoni NR-23 da 23 mm, montati nel muso. Missili: Può essere equipaggiato con missili aria-aria e bombe per missioni di attacco al suolo. Impiego Operativo Conflitti: Il MiG-17F ha visto un ampio impiego in vari conflitti, tra cui la Guerra del Vietnam, la Crisi di Suez e diverse guerre arabo-israeliane. Guerra del Vietnam: Utilizzato dalle forze nordvietnamite, il MiG-17F si è dimostrato molto manovrabile in combattimenti aerei contro caccia americani come l'F-4 Phantom II. Altri Paesi: Oltre all'Unione Sovietica, è stato utilizzato da numerose forze aeree in tutto il mondo, inclusi Cina, Egitto, Polonia, Corea del Nord e molti altri. Varianti MiG-17: Versione iniziale senza postbruciatore. MiG-17F ('Fresco C'): Versione con motore VK-1F e postbruciatore. MiG-17PF: Versione da intercettazione equipaggiata con radar. MiG-17AS: Versione multiruolo con capacità di trasportare missili e razzi. Eredità Lunga Carriera: Il MiG-17 ha avuto una lunga carriera operativa e, in alcune nazioni, è rimasto in servizio fino agli anni '80 e oltre. Influenza: Ha influenzato lo sviluppo di successivi aerei da caccia e intercettori sovietici, contribuendo alla reputazione della famiglia MiG. In sintesi, il MiG-17F 'Fresco' è stato un aereo da caccia estremamente importante nella storia dell'aviazione militare, noto per la sua robustezza, manovrabilità e capacità di combattimento aereo. Ha lasciato un segno significativo in diversi conflitti e ha rappresentato un passo avanti nell'evoluzione dei caccia a reazione sovietici.  

 
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Gloster Gladiator Mk.I/II 1/72 - AIRFIX A02052B
SKU AX02052B
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Kit aereo da caccia Gloster Gladiator Mk.I/II in scala 1/72 - Modello Airfix.   Il Gloster Gladiator è un biplano da caccia britannico progettato e prodotto dalla Gloster Aircraft Company negli anni '30. Fu uno degli ultimi biplani da caccia utilizzati dalla Royal Air Force (RAF) e il primo aereo britannico con cabina di pilotaggio chiusa e carrello di atterraggio retrattile. Ecco una panoramica dei modelli principali: Gloster Gladiator Mk.I Introduzione: Il Gladiator Mk.I entrò in servizio nel 1937. Motore: Bristol Mercury IX radiale a 9 cilindri. Velocità: Circa 414 km/h. Armamento: Quattro mitragliatrici Vickers calibro .303 in ali (due per ala). Ruolo: Utilizzato principalmente come caccia per difesa territoriale e missioni di scorta. Gloster Gladiator Mk.II Introduzione: Il Gladiator Mk.II entrò in servizio poco dopo il Mk.I, con alcune modifiche per migliorarne le prestazioni. Motore: Bristol Mercury VIIIA radiale, una versione più potente del motore utilizzato nel Mk.I. Velocità: Simile al Mk.I, con alcune piccole variazioni in base alle condizioni operative. Armamento: Quattro mitragliatrici Browning calibro .303, con miglioramenti nella disposizione delle armi e nell'accesso per la manutenzione. Ruolo: Continuò a svolgere missioni simili al Mk.I, con un'enfasi maggiore sul pattugliamento e la protezione di convogli navali durante i primi anni della Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Impiego Operativo In Guerra: Il Gloster Gladiator fu utilizzato in vari teatri operativi durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale, tra cui la Battaglia di Norvegia, la Difesa di Malta, il Medio Oriente e il Nord Africa. Altri Paesi: Oltre alla RAF, il Gladiator fu utilizzato da numerose altre forze aeree, tra cui quelle di Belgio, Finlandia, Grecia, Norvegia, Svezia e Cina. Eredità Ultimo Biplano: Il Gladiator è spesso ricordato come l'ultimo biplano da caccia operativo della RAF, segnando la transizione dai biplani ai monoplanicaccia che divennero standard durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Prestazioni: Nonostante fosse superato dai nuovi monoplanicaccia, il Gladiator fu apprezzato per la sua manovrabilità e robustezza. In sintesi, il Gloster Gladiator Mk.I/II rappresenta una fase cruciale nella storia dell'aviazione militare britannica, fungendo da ponte tra l'era dei biplani e quella dei monoplanicaccia ad alte prestazioni.  

 
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Festa dei colori delle guardie 1/76 - AIRFIX A00702V
SKU AX00702V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/76
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Figurini
Category Figurines

 Festa dei colori delle guardie in scala 1/72 - Set figuri Airfix.

 
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Bristol Bulldog Mk.II 1/48 - AIRFIX A05141
SKU AX05141
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Kit aereo da caccia Bristol Bulldog Mk.II in scala 1/48 - Modello Airfix.  Il Bristol Bulldog Mk.II è un aereo da caccia biplano britannico progettato e costruito dalla Bristol Aeroplane Company negli anni '20 e '30. Il Bulldog è stato uno dei principali caccia della Royal Air Force (RAF) durante il periodo interbellico e ha rappresentato un importante passo avanti nell'evoluzione dei caccia aerei di quel periodo. Caratteristiche Principali del Bristol Bulldog Mk.II Progettazione e Costruzione: Origini: Il Bulldog fu progettato dal famoso ingegnere aeronautico Frank Barnwell. Il primo prototipo volò nel 1927, e la versione Mk.II, che era una versione migliorata, entrò in servizio nel 1929. Struttura: Il Bulldog era un biplano con fusoliera in metallo e ali in legno rivestite in tela. La configurazione biplano forniva una maggiore manovrabilità e robustezza strutturale, caratteristiche essenziali per i caccia dell'epoca. Motorizzazione: Motore: Il Bulldog Mk.II era equipaggiato con un motore radiale Bristol Jupiter VIIIF, che sviluppava circa 440 cavalli (328 kW). Prestazioni: Questo motore permetteva al Bulldog di raggiungere una velocità massima di circa 174 mph (280 km/h) e di salire a un'altitudine di servizio di circa 29.000 piedi (8.840 metri). Armamento: Mitragliatrici: L'armamento del Bulldog Mk.II consisteva in due mitragliatrici Vickers sincronizzate da 0.303 pollici (7,7 mm) montate sulla fusoliera. Queste mitragliatrici erano sincronizzate per sparare attraverso l'elica, una caratteristica comune nei caccia dell'epoca. Design e Configurazione: Ali: Le ali biplano erano di uguale lunghezza, con montanti e tiranti che le collegavano, fornendo una struttura robusta e leggera. Carrello di Atterraggio: Il carrello di atterraggio fisso era robusto e semplice, con ruote principali e un pattino di coda, tipico dei design dell'epoca. Ruolo Operativo e Impiego: Servizio RAF: Il Bulldog fu uno dei caccia principali della RAF durante gli anni '30 e rimase in servizio fino all'inizio della Seconda Guerra Mondiale, quando fu gradualmente sostituito da aerei più moderni. Operazioni: Sebbene non abbia partecipato a molti combattimenti significativi, il Bulldog era utilizzato principalmente per la difesa aerea del Regno Unito e per la formazione dei piloti. Prestazioni e Affidabilità: Manovrabilità: Il Bulldog era noto per la sua eccellente manovrabilità, che lo rendeva un aereo da combattimento efficace nel dogfighting (combattimento aereo ravvicinato). Affidabilità: Era considerato un aereo affidabile e robusto, con una buona resistenza strutturale e un motore potente per i suoi tempi. Conclusione Il Bristol Bulldog Mk.II è stato un caccia biplano di grande importanza per la Royal Air Force durante il periodo interbellico. Con il suo design robusto, buona manovrabilità e un potente motore radiale, rappresentava lo stato dell'arte della tecnologia aeronautica militare negli anni '30. Anche se non ha visto un'azione di combattimento significativa, il Bulldog ha contribuito alla difesa aerea del Regno Unito e alla formazione dei piloti che avrebbero poi combattuto nella Seconda Guerra Mondiale. La sua eredità risiede nella sua importanza come un passo cruciale nell'evoluzione dei caccia aerei durante un periodo di rapidi progressi tecnologici.  

 
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Boeing Chinook HC.1 1/72 - AIRFIX A06023
SKU AX06023
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United States of America
Period: Modern
Type: Elicotteri
Category Kit

Kit elicottero Boeing Chinook HC.1 in scala 1/72 - Modello Airfix. Il Boeing Chinook HC.1 è una variante del famoso elicottero da trasporto pesante Boeing CH-47 Chinook, utilizzato principalmente dalla Royal Air Force (RAF) britannica. Ecco una panoramica dettagliata di questo velivolo: Caratteristiche Principali Design e Sviluppo Origini: Il Boeing CH-47 Chinook fu sviluppato per soddisfare le esigenze dell'esercito degli Stati Uniti, con il primo volo avvenuto nel 1961. La variante HC.1 è stata adottata dalla RAF per migliorare le capacità di trasporto aereo. Configurazione: È un elicottero a doppio rotore controrotante (in tandem), che offre una grande capacità di carico e stabilità in volo. Propulsione Motori: Equipaggiato con due motori turboshaft Lycoming T55-L-7C, ciascuno in grado di generare una potenza di circa 2.200 shp (1.640 kW). Prestazioni: Ha una velocità massima di circa 260 km/h (160 mph) e un'autonomia di circa 740 km (460 miglia), a seconda del carico e delle condizioni operative. Capacità di Carico Capacità di Trasporto: Può trasportare fino a 55 soldati completamente equipaggiati o fino a 10.886 kg (24.000 libbre) di carico interno o esterno. Flessibilità: La cabina di carico è spaziosa e può essere configurata per trasportare truppe, veicoli leggeri, attrezzature o utilizzata per missioni di evacuazione medica. Impiego Operativo Ruoli: Utilizzato principalmente per il trasporto tattico di truppe e materiale, rifornimenti logistici e missioni di evacuazione medica. È anche impiegato per operazioni di soccorso e recupero in caso di disastri naturali. Operazioni Militari: Ha visto ampio impiego in vari teatri operativi, tra cui la Guerra delle Falkland, le operazioni in Iraq e Afghanistan, dove la sua capacità di sollevamento e versatilità sono state essenziali per le operazioni militari britanniche. Specifiche Tecniche Lunghezza: 30,1 metri (98 piedi 9 pollici) Diametro del Rotore: 18,3 metri (60 piedi) Peso a Vuoto: 10.185 kg (22.451 libbre) Peso Max al Decollo: 22.680 kg (50.000 libbre) Equipaggio: Due piloti e un tecnico di volo Eredità e Varianti Successive Successori: Le varianti successive del Chinook, come il HC.2, HC.3 e HC.4, hanno incorporato motori più potenti, avionica avanzata e altre migliorie basate sull'esperienza operativa. Modernizzazioni: Molti degli HC.1 originali sono stati aggiornati per mantenere la loro efficacia operativa e adattarsi alle nuove esigenze delle forze armate. Conclusione Il Boeing Chinook HC.1 è stato una componente chiave delle capacità di trasporto aereo della Royal Air Force, noto per la sua robustezza, affidabilità e versatilità. Ha servito con distinzione in numerosi conflitti e operazioni umanitarie, consolidando la sua reputazione come uno degli elicotteri da trasporto pesante più efficaci e durevoli al mondo.

 
 
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Banda delle Guardie 1/76 - AIRFIX A00701V
SKU AX00701V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/76
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Figurini
Category Figurines

  Banda delle Guardie in scala 1/72 - Set figuri Airfix.

 
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British Paratroopers of World War II 1/32 - AIRFIX A02701V
SKU AX02701V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/32
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Figurini
Category Figurines

World War II British paratroopers in 1/32 scale - Airfix Figurines.

 
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Supermarine Walrus Mk.I 1/48 - AIRFIX A09183
SKU AX09183
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Supermarine Walrus Mk.I seaplane plane kit in 1/48 scale - Airfix model. What's inside: Plastic kit, instruction sheet, paint guide and decal sheet. The Supermarine Walrus Mk.I was a biplane reconnaissance and rescue seaplane produced by Supermarine during the 1930s and 1940s. Here are some details about this aircraft: Manufacturer: The Supermarine Walrus was developed and produced by Supermarine, a British company best known for its Spitfire fighter plane. Design and Features: The Walrus was a hull hydroplane with a biplane configuration, featuring an upper and lower wing joined by struts. It was designed primarily to operate from the sea because of its floating hull. It was equipped with a radial piston engine, which drove a fixed-pitch propeller. It had an open cockpit with seating for the pilot and observer. Usage: The Walrus was primarily employed by the British Royal Navy during World War II for reconnaissance, observation and sea rescue duties. It was capable of operating from warships, light cruisers and other naval units, providing an important long-range observation and search and rescue capability. Armament: The Walrus was usually equipped with a Lewis machine gun mounted on a swinging mount, which could be used for defense against enemy fighters or for support during rescue operations. Legacy: The Supermarine Walrus was an important asset to the Royal Navy during World War II, contributing to search and rescue operations at sea and providing an important observation and reconnaissance capability in sea areas. After the war, it was gradually replaced by more modern aircraft, but some examples have been preserved and restored for static display in museums and private collections.

 
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Consolidated B-24H Liberator 1/72 - AIRFIX A09010
SKU AX09010
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United States of America
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Consolidated B-24H Liberator Heavy Bomber Aircraft Kit 1/72 Scale - Airfix Model.The second of the great American four-engine heavy bombers of World War II, the Consolidated B-24 Liberator began development after the Army Air Corps approached the company to build B-17 Flying Fortresses. Not at all impressed by the prospect, Consolidated proposed that they could design and produce their bomber in the same time it took to establish production lines, and that it would be better than a Flying Fortress. When their XB-24 prototype took flight on December 29, 1939, it was a very different-looking aircraft than the B-17 Flying Fortress, with its thin shoulder-mounted wings, deep but narrow fuselage, and twin-boom tail. it had the appearance of a maritime aircraft. After its introduction to the USAAF in 1941, the B-24 Liberator was produced in large numbers, serving in every theater during World War II and making a vital contribution to the Allied war effort. The introduction of the "H" model addressed the aircraft's vulnerability to frontal attack, something that enemy fighter pilots had exploited since the introduction of the B-24. This variant was the first to be produced with an electrically operated Emerson A-15 forward turret, but it also underwent about 50 other modifications to make the Liberator a more effective aircraft in combat. This was also the first variant to truly take advantage of America's mass production capability, and it was claimed that Ford could produce Liberators faster than the USAAF could put them into service. The Consolidated B-24 Liberator became the most heavily produced four-engine bomber in wartime history and the most American-produced aircraft during World War II. Quite simply, the B-24 was flown by more men, carried more bombs over greater distances, and destroyed more targets than any other bomber in aviation history.What's inside:Plastic kit, instruction sheet, paint guide, and decal sheet.

 
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Avro Vulcan B.2 Black Buck 1/72 - AIRFIX A12013
SKU AX12013
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Guerra delle Falkland
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Avro Vulcan B.2 Black Buck airplane kit in 1/72 scale - Airfix model.What's inside:Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals.The Avro Vulcan B.2 Black Buck was a famous air raid carried out by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Falklands War in 1982. Here is an overview of its main features:Role: The Vulcan B.2 was an RAF long-range strategic bomber designed to carry nuclear and conventional weapons. During the Falklands War, it was used in long-range bombing missions against the Falklands occupied by Argentine forces.Black Buck: Black Buck was the code name given to long-range bombing missions carried out by the Vulcan during the Falklands War. The Black Buck 1 raid, the most famous of all, involved a single Vulcan B.2 attacking Stanley Airfield in the Falklands with GBU-27 Paveway II bombs.Paveway II: The GBU-27 Paveway II bombs used in the Black Buck 1 raid were precision laser-guided bombs. They were used to destroy the runways at Stanley Airport and prevent its use by Argentine aircraft.Logistics: The Black Buck 1 raid was an extraordinary logistical feat, requiring in-flight refueling of the Vulcan by RAF Victor K.2 tanker aircraft. The Vulcan flew from Ascension Island, located more than 6,600 kilometers away from the Falklands.Results: Although the Black Buck 1 raid inflicted no significant damage to the runway at Stanley Airport, it had an important psychological impact. It demonstrated the RAF's ability to project long-range power in a remote theater of war.In summary, the Avro Vulcan B.2 Black Buck was a famous air raid during the Falklands War, in which an RAF Vulcan B.2 made a long journey to attack Stanley Airport in the Falklands with laser-guided bombs. It demonstrated the RAF's ability to conduct long-range bombing operations even in remote theaters of war.

 
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Messerschmitt Me-109E-4 - 1/72 - AIRFIX A01008B
SKU AX01008B
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: Germany
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

German Bf 109E-4 fighter aircraft kit in 1/72 scale - Airfix model.The Messerschmitt Bf 109E-4 was a variant of the famous German Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter, developed during World War II. Here is an overview of its main features:Role: The Bf 109E-4 was a single-engine fighter designed for air fighter and tactical support, employed mainly by the German Luftwaffe during the early period of World War II.Motorization: The Bf 109E-4 was equipped with a Daimler-Benz DB 601A-1 engine, a 12-cylinder inverted V engine capable of delivering about 1.100 horsepower, enabling the plane to reach a top speed of about 560 km/h.Armament: The armament of the Bf 109E-4 included two 7.92 mm caliber MG 17 machine guns mounted in the wings and two 20 mm MG FF/M cannon mounted inside the wings. This armament made it a formidable fighter against other aircraft of the time.Performance: The Bf 109E-4 was known for its excellent flight performance, including speed, agility and maneuverability. It was able to compete successfully against many of the opposing fighters of the time.War Participation: The Bf 109E-4 was employed by the Luftwaffe during the French campaign, the Battle of Britain and other operations during the first phase of World War II. It played a significant role in the Luftwaffe's early air dominance.Variants: The Bf 109E-4 was one of several variants of the Bf 109 developed during the war, with further improvements made to its structure, motorization, and armament in later versions.In summary, the Messerschmitt Bf 109E-4 was a variant of the German Bf 109 fighter, known for its excellent flight performance and key role during the early stages of World War II. It was one of the most iconic and influential fighters of the war.

 
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De Havilland Tiger Moth 1/48 - AIRFIX A04104A
SKU AX04104A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

De Havilland Tiger Moth aircraft kit in 1/48 scale - Airfix model.The De Havilland Tiger Moth is a biplane training aircraft designed and produced by the British De Havilland Aircraft Company in the 1930s. It is one of the most iconic and beloved training aircraft in aviation history. Here is an overview of its main features:Development: The Tiger Moth was developed as the successor to the De Havilland DH.60 Moth and made its first flight in 1931. It was designed to provide basic training for civilian and military pilots.Technical Characteristics: The Tiger Moth is a single-engine biplane aircraft with two tandem seats for the instructor and student. It is equipped with a De Havilland Gipsy Major radial engine, capable of generating about 130 hp of power. Its wood and canvas construction and simple design make it light and maneuverable.Operational Roles: The Tiger Moth was primarily used as a primary training aircraft for both civilian and military pilots. It was used during World War II to train thousands of air force pilots from various countries in basic flight maneuvers, including takeoffs, landings, formation flying, and aerobatic flight.International Success: The Tiger Moth was used by numerous nations around the world and gained a reputation for reliability and handling. After the war, many examples were sold on the civilian market and used for private pilot training.Legacy: Despite being designed in the 1930s, the Tiger Moth continued to be used as a training aircraft for many decades. Many examples have been preserved and restored as historic aircraft and continue to fly in air shows and aerobatic events around the world.In summary, the De Havilland Tiger Moth has been an iconic and beloved biplane training aircraft used to train generations of pilots around the world. Its simplicity, ruggedness, and maneuverability make it one of the most recognizable and appreciated aircraft in aviation history.

 
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Vickers Wellington Mk IA/C 1/72 - AIRFIX A08019A
SKU AX08019A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

British Vickers Wellington Mk.IA/C bomber aircraft kit in 1/72 scale - Airfix model.The Vickers Wellington Mk.IA/C was a variant of the British Vickers Wellington bomber, one of the most important and enduring aircraft of World War II. The designation "Mk.IA/C" denoted specific subvariants of this famous series of aircraft.Here are some key features of the Vickers Wellington Mk.IA/C:Design: The Wellington was a medium twin-engine bomber characterized by an innovative geodetic structure, a network of crossed steel tubes that gave the fuselage great strength and flexibility. It was one of the few World War II bombers to have such a structure.Armament: The war load of the Wellington Mk.IA/C varied according to mission, but usually included a combination of incendiary bombs, explosive bombs, and naval mines. Defensive armament included defensive machine guns mounted in rear and side turrets.Engines: This variant was equipped with two 9-cylinder Bristol Pegasus XVIII radial engines, which provided sufficient power for flight. The choice of engine and its location were critical to the success and performance of the aircraft.Use: The Vickers Wellington Mk.IA/C was primarily used by the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II. It played a significant role in various strategic bombing, night raids, reconnaissance and anti-submarine operations.Legacy: The Wellington Mk.IA/C was one of the most important and productive bombers of the war, contributing significantly to the Allied war effort. Its robustness, load-carrying capacity, and operational flexibility made it one of the mainstays of the RAF's bombing strategy during the conflict.Overall, the Vickers Wellington Mk.IA/C was a significant variant of one of the most iconic aircraft of World War II, playing a key role in the European theater and contributing significantly to the Allied victory.

 
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North American B-25C/D Mitchell 1/72 - AIRFIX A06015A
SKU AX06015A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United States of America
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

U.S. North American B-25C/D Mitchell bomber aircraft kit in 1/72 scale - Airfix model.The North American B-25C/D Mitchell was a variant of the U.S. North American B-25 Mitchell medium bomber used during World War II. This aircraft was an improved version of the B-25B model and had some significant differences from the earlier variants.Here are some key features of the North American B-25C/D Mitchell:Design: The B-25C/D was a twin-engine medium bomber with a medium wing and relatively large fuselage size. It featured a rugged structure and a two-seat cabin configuration with dual controls for the pilot and co-pilot.Armament: The B-25C/D's war load varied according to mission, but usually included a combination of incendiary bombs, explosive bombs, and anti-aircraft munitions. It was equipped with upper and ventral defensive turrets, as well as fixed machine guns in the nose of the aircraft.Engines: This variant was equipped with two 14-cylinder Wright R-2600 Cyclone radial engines, which provided significantly more power than the engines in previous variants. This improvement allowed for greater payload capacity and improved flight performance.Utilization: The B-25C/D Mitchell was used extensively during World War II by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) and other Allied air forces. It played a significant role in various strategic bombing, tactical support and reconnaissance operations in different theaters of war.Legacy: The B-25C/D Mitchell was one of the most important and versatile bombing aircraft of World War II. Its combination of power, maneuverability, and cargo capability made it a valuable tool for conducting tactical and strategic missions.Overall, the North American B-25C/D Mitchell was a significant variant of the famous medium bomber, contributing significantly to the Allied war effort during World War II and leaving an indelible mark on military aviation history.

 
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Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero 1/72 - AIRFIX A01005B
SKU AX01005B
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: Japan
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero Japanese fighter plane kit in 1/72 scale - Arfix model.l Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero was one of the most iconic and feared Japanese fighter planes employed during World War II. Commonly known simply as the "Zero," this aircraft was developed and produced by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for the Japanese Imperial Navy.Here are some key features of the Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero:Design: The Zero was a single-engine monoplane fighter aircraft with a low-semi-steer wing and lightweight structure. It was known for its excellent maneuverability, agility, and range, making it one of the most fearsome aircraft in the early years of the war.Performance: Equipped with a 14-cylinder Mitsubishi Sakae radial engine, the Zero was capable of achieving exceptional speeds and had a remarkable climb capability. Its light weight and maneuverability made it extremely effective in aerial combat.Armament: The Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero was armed with two 7.7 mm machine guns mounted on the engine cowl and two 20 mm cannons mounted in the wings. This armament gave it significant firepower against enemy aircraft.Use: The Zero was employed in numerous theaters of war during World War II, including the attacks on Pearl Harbor, campaigns in the Pacific Ocean, China, and the East Indies. It was one of the main fighters of the Imperial Japanese Navy until the end of the conflict.Legacy: The Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero was one of the most famous and influential fighter aircraft in military history. Its combination of superior performance and maneuverability made it a formidable threat to the Allies in the early years of the war, although over the course of the conflict it was gradually overtaken by better-performing aircraft.Overall, the Mitsubishi A6M2b Zero left an indelible mark on the history of military aviation, having been a symbol of Japanese air dominance in the early years of World War II.

 
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Gloster Meteor F 8 - 1/48 - AIRFIX A09182A
SKU AX09182A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Dopoguerra
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

British Gloster Meteor F.8 fighter plane kit in 1/48 scale - Airfix model.The Gloster Meteor F.8 was a British fighter plane produced by the Gloster Aircraft Company during the 1950s. It was one of the variants of the Gloster Meteor, the first operational jet fighter aircraft of Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II.Here are some key features of the Gloster Meteor F.8:Design: The Meteor F.8 was a single-seat jet fighter aircraft with arrow-shaped wings and a relatively streamlined fuselage. It was equipped with an "arrow" type wing, which provided good maneuverability and stability in flight.Armament: It was equipped with four 20 mm Hispano Mk V cannons mounted in the nose of the plane. This armament gave it a powerful firepower against enemy aircraft.Engine: The Meteor F.8 was powered by two Rolls-Royce Derwent 8 jet engines, which gave it a top speed of about Mach 0.85 and a flight range of about 1,500 kilometers.Use: The Gloster Meteor F.8 was primarily used by the British Royal Air Force as a frontline fighter aircraft during the 1950s. It participated in various military operations and air defense missions during that period.Legacy: The Gloster Meteor F.8 represented a major breakthrough in British military aviation, contributing to the development and adoption of jet fighter aircraft. Although it was surpassed in performance by later aircraft, it played a significant role in aviation history as one of the world's first operational jet fighter aircraft.Overall, the Gloster Meteor F.8 was a successful British jet fighter aircraft of the 1950s that contributed to the advancement of aviation technology and to the air defense of the United Kingdom during that period.

 
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Fairey Rotodyne 1/72 - AIRFIX A04002V
SKU AX04002V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Elicotteri
Category Kit

Fairey Rotodyne Vintage Classics helicopter kit1/72 scale - Airfix model.The Fairey Rotodyne was an innovative British helicopter developed in the 1950s and 1960s by the Fairey Aviation Company. It was a hybrid aircraft, combining the features of a helicopter with those of an airplane. Its design was based on inclined rotor technology, which allowed it to make vertical takeoffs and landings like a helicopter, but also to fly at airplane-like speeds and altitudes.Here are some key features of the Fairey Rotodyne:Design: The Rotodyne featured an unusual design with two counter-rotating rotors mounted at the apex of a fixed wing. These rotors were tilted upward during horizontal flight to provide lift, but could be tilted up or down to allow vertical takeoffs and landings.Performance: The Rotodyne was designed to fly at relatively high speeds and at altitudes similar to those of an airplane, making it faster than a conventional helicopter. It could carry a significant number of passengers or cargo in a wide variety of roles, including civilian transport, military transport, and postal services.Engine: It was powered by a Napier Eland turbine engine, which provided the power needed to operate the rotors and propel the plane forward.Use: The Rotodyne was primarily intended to serve in the civil and commercial transport market, but was also considered for military service as a tactical transport aircraft or light attack helicopter.End of program: Despite promising features and successful early stages of development, the Rotodyne program was discontinued in 1962 due to financial and market problems, along with some safety and noise concerns. Despite its technical advances, the Rotodyne never entered large-scale production.In summary, the Fairey Rotodyne was an experimental helicopter that offered an innovative and promising design for air transport, but ultimately failed to achieve the commercial and military success that was expected.

 
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Boeing 727-200 - 1/144 - AIRFIX A03183
SKU AX03183C
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/144
Nation: United States of America
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Boeing 727-200 airliner kit in 1/144 scale - Airfix model.+ AIRLINE HOBBY SUPPLIES decals sheet (AHS4110)+ LIVERIES UNLIMITED decals sheet (A4-062)

 
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Junkers Ju87B Stuka 1/24 - AIRFIX A18002V
SKU AX18002V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/24
Nation: Germany
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Junkers Ju87B Stuka Vintage Classics Bombardier Aircraft Kit in 1/24 Scale - Airfix Model.The Junkers Ju 87, commonly known as the Stuka, was a German dive bomber used during World War II. The designation "Ju 87B" refers to a specific variant of the Ju 87.Here are some key features of the Junkers Ju 87B Stuka:Dive Bomber:The term "Stuka" comes from the German abbreviation "Sturzkampfflugzeug," meaning "dive attack aircraft." The Ju 87 was designed to perform dive attack missions, dropping bombs with precision during the dive.Technical Characteristics:The Ju 87B had a monoplane configuration, cantilever wings and retractable landing gear. It was powered by a Junkers Jumo 211D radial engine.Armor and Armament:The aircraft was relatively well armored to protect the crew. Armament included 7.92 mm machine guns and could carry bombs or rockets under the wings.Stuka's Sirens:A distinctive feature of the Ju 87B was the addition of sirens installed on the wings, which were known to be used to generate a distinctive sound during swooping, creating a sort of "scream" that terrified enemies on the ground.War Participation:The Ju 87B actively participated in the Spanish War (1936-1939) and played a significant role in the early stages of World War II, including the Polish campaign in 1939 and the invasion of France in 1940.Limitations:However, due to its vulnerability against enemy fighters and advanced enemy anti-aircraft defenses, the Ju 87 proved to be increasingly vulnerable in the later stages of the war.The Junkers Ju 87B Stuka became a symbol of dive attack action during the early part of World War II. Despite its limitations and gradual obsolescence, it has remained an iconic aircraft in military aviation history.

 
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Bristol Bloodhound 1/72 - AIRFIX A02309V
SKU AX02309V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/76
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Cold War
Type: Razzi / Vettori
Category Kit

Bristol Bloodhound Vintage Classics kit in 1/76 scale - Airfix model.The Bristol Bloodhound was a surface-to-air missile system developed in the United Kingdom during the Cold War. It was designed as a long-range anti-aircraft defense system to protect sensitive and important sites.Here are some key features of the Bristol Bloodhound:Role:The Bristol Bloodhound was a surface-to-air missile designed to intercept and shoot down approaching enemy aircraft at long range. The system was intended to defend important military, industrial and civilian installations from air attacks.Launcher and Missile:The Bloodhound system consisted of a fixed launcher on wheels and a missile. The Bloodhound missile was a semi-active radar guidance system and used a ground illumination radar to track and engage targets.Engine:The Bloodhound missile was propelled by a rocket engine, which provided it with the necessary thrust during the flight phase.Operational Radius:The Bloodhound system had a significant operational radius, enabling it to engage long-distance air targets.Operational Service:The Bristol Bloodhound served in operational service in the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and some foreign air forces. It was used as part of the UK air defense system and at some NATO bases during the Cold War years.Successors:Later, the Bloodhound was replaced by more modern anti-aircraft missile systems. In the UK, it was followed by the Rapier system and later by other more advanced systems.The Bristol Bloodhound is an example of how NATO nations developed advanced anti-aircraft defense systems during the Cold War to protect their critical infrastructure from potential air threats.

 
 
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Blackburn Buccaneer S 2B 1/48 - AIRFIX A12014
SKU AX12014
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B aircraft kit in 1/48 scale - Airfix model.The Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B was a British ground attack and naval reconnaissance aircraft developed and produced by Blackburn Aircraft. The aircraft was designed primarily to operate from aircraft carriers and served primarily in the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force (RAF).Here are some key characteristics of the Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B:Role:The Blackburn Buccaneer was a ground attack and reconnaissance aircraft designed to operate from aircraft carriers. Its ability to carry nuclear weapons also gave it a nuclear deterrence role.Armament:The Buccaneer S.2B could carry a variety of war loads, including rockets, bombs, and missiles. It was known for its ability to carry and launch tactical nuclear weapons.Wing Configuration:The Buccaneer featured an arrow-shaped wing, which contributed to its low-altitude, high-speed flight capability.Engines:The aircraft was powered by two Rolls-Royce Spey turbojet engines, which gave it the power it needed to perform long-range strike missions.Naval Operations:The Buccaneer S.2B was primarily employed by Royal Navy aircraft carriers, contributing to the security of British fleets and participating in operations during the Cold War.Nuclear Role:One of the most significant features of the Buccaneer S.2B was its ability to carry tactical nuclear weapons. This capability played an important role in the Royal Navy's nuclear strategy.Operational Service:The Buccaneer was employed in a variety of operational theaters, including Royal Navy engagements during the Falklands War in 1982.The aircraft was retired from operational service over the years, but its contribution as a naval attack aircraft and nuclear deterrent left a significant mark on British military aviation history.

 
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Fairey Gannet AS1/AS4 - 1/48 - AIRFIX A11007 -10%
SKU AX11007
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Fairey Gannet AS.1/AS.4 1/48 Scale Fairey Gannet Aircraft Kit - Airfix Model.What's inside:Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet, and decals.The Fairey Gannet was a maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft designed and built by the British company Fairey Aviation during the 1950s. The designation "AS" stands for "Anti-Submarine," indicating its ability to carry out anti-submarine missions.Here is a brief description of the main variants:Fairey Gannet AS.1:This was the first variant of the aircraft, developed primarily as an anti-submarine aircraft to operate from the aircraft carrier.It was equipped with search radar and a series of sonars to detect and attack submarines.The Gannet AS.1 first flew in 1949.Fairey Gannet AS.4:This variant was an improved version of the AS.1, with improvements in performance and systems.One of the distinguishing features of the AS.4 version was its ability to be employed as an airborne early warning (AEW) radar aircraft, contributing to airborne surveillance and maritime traffic control.The Gannet served in the Fleet Air Arm of the British Royal Navy and other naval air forces. One of the Gannet's most unique features was its "dual contra-rotating propeller" layout, where two propellers were mounted on concentric shafts that turned in opposite directions. This design allowed for better efficiency and control during landing and takeoff from the carrier.The Gannet was retired from service in the 1970s, but it left a significant mark on the history of naval antisubmarine aviation.

 
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Bamboo House 1/32 - AIRFIX 06382
SKU AX06382
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/32
Type: Diorama
Category Kit

1/32 scale bamboo house - Arfix set. ***DISCONTINUED

 
 
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Supermarine Seafire F XVII - 1/48 - AIRFIX A06102A
SKU AX06102A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Supermarine Seafire F.XVII Embarked Fighter Aircraft Kit 1/48 Scale - Airfix Model What's inside: Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals. Get ready for a jealously guarded FAA reveal! A masterpiece of the skies, and now your Airfix workbench, the Supermarine Seafire returns to our range after a ten-year absence. The XVII was the first of the Seafire variants to feature a shortened rear fuselage and a distinctive drop canopy. The plane could carry a heavier weapons load due to its reinforced construction, with fuel and rocket tanks under the wings. This plane flew on the front lines until the early 1950s when it was downgraded to training duties. The Navy's answer to the ever-popular Spitfire, this masterpiece astonished the world with its unparalleled performance in the most demanding conditions. It operated effortlessly as an aircraft carrier, making it a formidable presence on land and sea. Its folding wings enabled it to take off quickly and land on the decks of naval ships, extending its reach and influence over the ocean. The majestic design ensured agility and speed, boasting sleek, aerodynamic contours that radiated elegance and enhanced maneuverability. This machine reached a top speed of about 378 miles per hour (608 km/h), giving pilots an unflinching advantage.

 
 
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Messerschmitt Me410A-1/U2 & U4 - 1/72 - AIRFIX A04066
SKU AX04066
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: Germany
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Messerschmitt Me410A-1/U2 & U4 aircraft kit in 1/72 scale - Airfix model aircraft What's inside: Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals. The Messerschmitt Me410 was developed as a heavy fighter, but went on to play various roles as a night fighter, bomber destroyer and reconnaissance fighter. Entering service two years later than planned in 1943 as a replacement for the Me210, the aircraft had several distinctive features including double-gun barbs. The Me410 was essentially a development of the 210 characterized by an elongated fuselage, revised wings and more powerful engines. Although the Me410 performed well, it entered service too late to have an impact on the fate of the war and was soon relegated to reconnaissance roles. The Messerschmitt Me410 is undoubtedly one of the most impressive looking aircraft types of World War II, the ultimate embodiment of Germany's fascination with the Zerstörer heavy fighter concept. Today, only one complete example of the Messerschmitt Me410 can be found on display anywhere in the world, one of the precious aviation assets preserved by the Royal Air Force Museum at their Midlands RAF Cosford site, the same aircraft Airfix scanned at the beginning of this exciting new modeling project. Although an excellent and extremely heavily armed aircraft, the Me410 could not adequately defend itself against the latest Allied single-engine fighters. No rivalry with the last Spitfires, Tempests, and P-51D Mustangs, once USAAF commanders freed their fighters from bomber protection duties and allowed them to go after the Luftwaffe, any advantage possessed by the heavily armed Me410 was effectively nullified and if caught in the crosshairs of Allied fighters, they were unlikely to survive the fight. Production of the Messerschmitt Me410 ended in August 1944, when the production lines were transferred to the production of single-engine Messerschmitt Bf 109G fighters for home defense tasks, however at that point in the war, things were already looking rather futile for the struggling Luftwaffe.

 
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Severn class lifeboat RNLI 1/72 - AIRFIX A7280
SKU AX07280
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Ships
Category Kit

Severn Class RNLI Lifeboat Kit 1/72 Scale - Airfix Model Severn is a type name for large modern British lifeboats. The first unit of this type was commissioned in 1996, and production of this type ended in 2005. A single unit of this type is 17 m long and 5.5 m wide. Transmission is provided by two Caterpillar 3412 TA diesel engines with 1250 HP each. The crew consists of six people. A total of 46 boats of this type were built.

 
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Curtis Hawk 81-A-2 1/72 - AIRFIX A01003
SKU AX01003
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United States of America
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

Curtis Hawk 81-A-2 U.S. fighter aircraft kit 1/72 scale - Airfix model The P40, in its various incarnations, served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, fighting in Europe, throughout Asia and in the deserts of North Africa. The first model to see active service, the P40B proved to be an effective and robust low-level fighter capable of withstanding heavy enemy fire and bringing its pilot home safely. - Speed: 350 miles per hour. - Armament: 4 Browning .30-caliber machine guns and 2 Browning .50-caliber machine guns. - Range: 730 miles.

 
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McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1/FGR.2 1/72 - AIRFIX A06019A
SKU AX06019A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1/FGR.2 Aircraft Kit 1/72 scale - Airfix Set What's inside: Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals. With the RAF already operating Phantoms initially destined for the Royal Navy at Leuchars Air Base in Fife, the retirement of HMS Ark Royal in 1978 meant they also inherited the rest of the Fleet Air Arm's Phantom fleet. No. 43 and 111 squadrons would use the Phantom FG.1 to defend British airspace until 1989, when both converted to the BAe Tornado F.3.

 
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Land Rover Series 1 Pick-Up 1/43 - AIRFIX A55012
SKU AX55012
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/43
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Cars
Category Kit

Car Kit Land Rover Series 1 Pick-Up 1/43 Initial Set - Airfix Set - Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals. - Designed for beginners - 4 acrylic colors - 1 x policemento - Brush Edgy and assertive, you wouldn't expect a rugged, hard-working utility vehicle to attract the admiration of the automotive world, however, that's exactly what the Land Rover series managed to do. Entering production in 1948, the Land Rover was an attempt by the Rover Company to re-enter the automotive market during the austerity of the post-World War II world by producing an affordable agricultural and light industrial vehicle with a multitude of applications. The Land Rover was designed with little thought for driver comfort, but was intended to perform effectively in the most demanding situations, quickly earning a reputation for practicality and reliability. The pickup version had an enclosed cab and open rear compartment, which could be used to haul anything from farm machinery to livestock over all types of terrain. If you have to do demanding automotive work, it is best to call on the services of a Land Rover.

 
 
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Lamborghini Huracan EVO 1/43 - AIRFIX A55007
SKU AX55007
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/43
Nation: Italy
Period: Modern
Type: Cars
Category Kit

Lamborghini Huracan EVO 1/43 car kit - Initial Set - Airfix set - Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals. - Designed for beginners - 4 acrylic colors - 1 x policemento - Brush The world of modern super sports cars is fascinating. Italian manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini is an established name in the world of supersport cars, with classics such as the Countach, Miura and Diablo in its catalog, and has had success once again with the Huracán. Given their impressive reputation, it is entirely possible that Lamborghini would not be able to produce a normal car even if they tried, but they are not going to start with the Huracán. If you are looking for performance, the Huracán will not disappoint.

 
 
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Great Western 1/180 - AIRFIX A08252V
SKU AX08252V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/180
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: XIX Secolo
Type: Ships
Category Kit

Great Western Ship Kit 1/180 - Airfix Set What's inside: Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals. One of the most significant ships of the 19th century, the ocean steamer Great Western was designed by the famous British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel and was his attempt to produce a steam ship capable of making regular steam crossings of the Atlantic without any dependence on wind. energy. Cleverly, however, Brunel incorporated sails into his design, as this stabilized the ship in rough seas and ensured maximum efficiency from the two powerful steam blades. When the Great Western was launched in 1837, not only was she the largest passenger ship in the world, but she was also packed with technologies and innovations that would be used in ship design for many years to come.

 
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Aston Martin DB5 1/43 - AIRFIX A55011
SKU AX55011
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/43
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Cars
Category Kit

Aston Martin DB5 1/43 car kit - Initial set - Airfix set - Plastic model kit, instruction sheet, paint layout sheet and decals. - Designed for beginners - 4 acrylic colors - 1 x policemento - Brush Although the criteria for defining a car as one of the world's best supercars will always be debated, surely few would argue that the Aston Martin DB5 should fall into this group. A luxury grand tourer that may have been the product of an Italian design team, but the very essence of British refinement and style, the DB5 built on the impressive success of its predecessor, the DB4, and between 1963 and 1965, presented the motoring world with one of the most desirable cars ever produced. With pure driving pleasure at its core, the Aston Martin DB5 was fast, powerful and refined, but above all it was beautiful to look at. With its iconic front profile and eye-catching spoked wheels, this 1960s product can still hold its own against any modern classic, and if you arrived at an event with one of these beauties, you were sure to be the center of attention.

 
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AIRFIX A11006 Westland Sea King HAS 1 - HAS 5 - HU 5
SKU AX11006
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Elicotteri
Category Kit

1/48 Westland Sea King HAS.1/HAS.5/HU.5 The Westland Sea King is a multi-purpose military helicopter that was developed and produced by Westland Aircraft (now part of Leonardo) in the United Kingdom. There were several variants of the Sea King, including the HAS.1, HAS.5 and HU.5 versions, each of which had specific purposes. Here is some key information on the Westland Sea King and the variants mentioned: Role : The Westland Sea King is a medium-sized helicopter used primarily for search and rescue operations, troop transport, maritime patrol, anti-submarine combat and tactical transport. Development : The Sea King was developed in the 1960s and was used to replace the elaborate Westland Wessex in maritime patrol and anti-submarine combat tasks. HAS.1 : The HAS.1 (Helicopter, Anti-Submarine, Mark 1) variant specialized in anti-submarine combat. It was equipped with sonar and anti-submarine armament. HAS.5 : The HAS.5 version was an improved variant for anti-submarine combat missions. It had improved electronic equipment and detection capabilities. HU.5 : The HU.5 (Helicopter, Utility, Mark 5) variant was designed for tactical transport and medical evacuation. It could carry troops or cargo. Engine : The Sea King was powered by turbine engines, which gave it good lift capability and a significant operational range. Use : The Sea King was used by numerous marine militaries around the world and became an icon of the military helicopter. It has served in a variety of scenarios, including conflicts and rescue operations at sea. Legacy : Although many marine militaries have gradually replaced the Sea King with more modern helicopters, some variants are still in service in specialized roles, and the Sea King is considered one of the most iconic helicopters ever built. The Westland Sea King has been one of the most versatile and durable helicopters ever built and has been widely used around the world for a wide range of military and humanitarian tasks.

 
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AIRFIX 08174 Boeing 747
SKU AX08174C
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/144
Nation: United States of America
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

1/144 Boeing 747

 
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AIRFIX 03181 BOEING 737-200
SKU AX03181C
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/144
Nation: United States of America
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

  1/144 BOEING 737-200

 
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AIRFIX 03178 BAC 1-11
SKU AX03178C
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/144
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

1/144 BAC 1-11

 
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AIRFIX A1379 Ferret Scout Car Mk.2
SKU AX1379
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/35
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Dopoguerra
Type: Veicoli Militari
Category Kit

1/35 Ferret Scout Car Mk.2The Ferret Scout Car Mk.2 is a light armored reconnaissance vehicle developed and produced in the United Kingdom. Here is some key information about the Ferret Scout Car Mk.2:Origins: The Ferret Scout Car was developed in the post-World War II period by the Daimler Company, a British company. It was intended to meet the needs of the British armed forces and other countries for a light, fast and highly mobile reconnaissance vehicle.Design: The Ferret Scout Car Mk.2 had a 4-wheel drive configuration. It was a lightly armored vehicle with light armor that offered some protection from light gunfire and shrapnel.Armament: Typically, the Ferret Scout Car Mk.2 was armed with a 7.62 mm light machine gun or a recoilless anti-tank gun. However, variants could be equipped with different light weapons as needed.Role: The Ferret Scout Car was mainly used for reconnaissance and surveillance tasks. It was designed to be fast and highly mobile, enabling its crews to gather battlefield intelligence and report enemy positions.Use: The Ferret Scout Car Mk.2 was used by several nations and saw service in various conflicts from its development in the 1950s until the early 1990s. It was employed, for example, during the Vietnam War and the Rhodesian conflict.Legacy: The Ferret Scout Car was one of the most iconic light reconnaissance vehicles of its time. Although it has been retired from active military service, it is still used in some police forces and is a vintage vehicle highly sought after by military vehicle collectors.The Ferret Scout Car Mk.2 was an important military reconnaissance vehicle because of its mobility and versatility. It was used in a variety of operational contexts and became an icon of its era.

 
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AIRFIX A02413V Bond Bug Vintage Classics
SKU AX02413V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/32
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Cars
Category Kit

1/32 Bond Bug Vintage Classics The Bond Bug was a micro three-wheeled car produced by Reliant Motor Company, a British car manufacturer, between 1970 and 1974. Here is some key information about the Bond Bug: Design and Features: The Bond Bug had a very distinctive and futuristic design for the time, looking like a small two-seater sports car. It featured a fiberglass body and a single door that opened upward, giving the vehicle a particularly unique appearance. It was powered by a 700 cc four-cylinder engine mounted in the rear. Three-Wheel Configuration: The Bond Bug was a three-wheeled micro car, with one front wheel and two rear wheels. This configuration qualifies it as a tricycle, making it subject to specific three-wheel microcar laws and regulations in many jurisdictions. Performance: The Bond Bug's 700 cc engine delivered modest power, but the vehicle was light and could reach fairly high speeds for its segment. However, its performance was limited compared to conventional sports cars. Role and Popularity: The Bond Bug was designed primarily for the micro and light car market. Despite its distinctive appearance, it did not become a major sales success, and production stopped in 1974 after about 2,270 were built. Collectibles: Today, the Bond Bug has become a collector's vehicle for micro-car and historic vehicle enthusiasts. Its rare three-wheeled configuration and iconic design make it an object of interest for vintage car collectors. In summary, the Bond Bug was a three-wheeled microcar produced by the Reliant Motor Company in the 1970s, featuring a unique and distinctive design. Despite its short production and relative commercial failure, it became a cult object and an interesting curiosity in the world of historic micro-cars.

 
 
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AIRFIX A02108A Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc
SKU AX02108A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

1/72 Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc The Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc was a variant of the famous British Supermarine Spitfire fighter aircraft used during World War II. Here is some key information about this variant: Development and Background: The Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc was developed as one of many iterations of the legendary Spitfire. It was a response to the continuing challenges posed by enemy fighters during World War II. Design and Features: The Mk Vc retained many of the distinctive features of the Spitfire, including the sleek airplane design, inverted gull wings, and retractable landing gear. However, one of the main differences from previous variants was the adoption of the 1,470-horsepower Merlin 45M engine, which greatly improved the aircraft's performance. Performance: Thanks to the upgraded engine, the Mk Vc had better performance than many of the earlier versions. It could reach top speeds of about 597 miles per hour (about 960 kilometers per hour) at high altitudes. Its maneuverability remained outstanding, a hallmark of the Spitfires. Armament: The Mk Vc's armament included two Browning M2 20-mm machine guns in the wings and four Browning M2 7.7-mm machine guns in the wings. This gave it significant firepower. Operational Role: The Spitfire Mk Vc was used primarily as an air defense fighter, aiming to counter enemy bombers during World War II. It also participated in Allied bomber escort and close air support missions. Legacy: The Supermarine Spitfire in all its variants was one of the most iconic fighters of World War II. The Mk Vc represented a significant improvement over earlier variants, contributing to the United Kingdom's air defense capability. The Supermarine Spitfire Mk Vc is one of many examples of the constant improvements and developments made to this celebrated British fighter during World War II. Its combination of performance, maneuverability and firepower made it a mainstay of British air defense during the conflict.

 
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AIRFIX A01316V Russian T34 Vintage Classics
SKU AX01316V
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/76
Nation: Russia
Period: WWII
Type: Veicoli Militari
Category Kit

1/76 Russian T34 Vintage Classics The T-34 was a famous medium tank used by the Soviet Union during World War II and in several subsequent conflicts. Here is some key information about the T-34 tank: Development and Background: The T-34 was developed in the 1930s in the Soviet Union as part of the modernization efforts of the armed forces. During World War II, it was one of the most important tanks used by the Red Army. Design and Features: The T-34 was known for its innovative and advanced design for the time. It was equipped with sloping armor, which gave it greater protection against enemy strikes. The tank was powered by a diesel engine and had a 76 mm cannon, which was at the time one of the most powerful installed on a medium tank. Performance: The T-34 was famous for its outstanding performance. It was fast, maneuverable, and could overcome many of the obstacles on the battlefield. Its sloping armor and firepower made it a fearsome adversary for enemy tanks. Operational Role: During World War II, the T-34 was used primarily on the Eastern Front, where it played a key role in battles against German forces. Its combination of mobility, protection and firepower made it one of the key elements of the Red Army's success against the Axis. Legacy: The T-34 was one of the most produced and influential tanks in history. After World War II, it was used worldwide, both as a military vehicle and as a civilian vehicle in some nations. Its design influenced the future development of tanks. The T-34 is considered one of the most iconic tanks in military history. Its combination of battlefield effectiveness, reliability and large-scale production made it a symbol of the Soviet war industry during World War II and an icon of tank history.

 
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AIRFIX A01004B North American P-51D Mustang
SKU AX01004B
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United States of America
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

1/72 North American P-51D Mustang The North American P-51D Mustang was one of the most iconic and effective fighters of World War II. Here is some key information about this aircraft: Development and Background: The P-51D Mustang was developed by North American Aviation as an evolution of the earlier P-51B/C Mustang. Its design was influenced by the need for a long-range escort fighter for Allied bombers during raids into Nazi-controlled areas in Europe. Design and Features: The P-51D featured a sleek design with low-plane wings and a Packard V-1650-7 Merlin engine, an American version of the British Rolls-Royce Merlin engine. This engine provided significantly more power than previous versions, increasing the aircraft's maximum speed and service altitude. Performance: The P-51D Mustang was known for its outstanding performance. It could reach top speeds of over 700 km/h (about 437 mph) and had an extended flight range, thanks to extra fuel tanks in the wings. These characteristics made it suitable for long-range escort and fighter missions in any theater of operations. Armament: The P-51D Mustang was armed with six 12.7 mm (0.50 in.) Browning M2 machine guns, three per wing. These machine guns provided formidable firepower against enemy aircraft. Operational Role: The P-51D Mustang played a crucial role in the European theater of World War II, particularly as an escort fighter for Allied heavy bombers. It helped achieve air superiority over Nazi opponents and played a significant role in slowing the progress of the Axis forces. Legacy: The P-51D Mustang is one of the most famous and celebrated fighters in military history. Its combination of speed, range and maneuverability made it a formidable opponent for enemy aircraft. After World War II, it was used in various air forces around the world and continued to be an aviation icon. The P-51D Mustang is considered one of the best piston fighters ever built and was a pillar of Allied air superiority in World War II. Its legendary reputation is due to its outstanding performance and versatility in combat.

 
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AIRFIX 04057A Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1/AV-8A
SKU AX04057A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/72
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: Modern
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

1/72 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1/AV-8A The Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1 and the AV-8A Harrier are variants of the famous Hawker Siddeley Harrier ground attack and vertical takeoff fighter aircraft, known for their Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing (VTOL/STOL) capability. Here is some key information about these aircraft: Development and Background: The Hawker Siddeley Harrier was developed in the 1960s as part of a British program to create a VTOL-capable ground attack aircraft. The designation "GR.1" refers to the British variant, while the "AV-8A" is the U.S. variant. Design and Features: The Hawker Siddeley Harrier had a unique design, featuring four engine intakes located under the wing, a delta wing configuration, and four engine gas exhaust nozzles, which could be oriented downward to allow vertical takeoff or tilt for normal flight. Performance: The Harrier was powered by a Rolls-Royce Pegasus engine, which provided vectored thrust for vertical takeoff and low-speed flight. It had a top speed of over 1,000 km/h (about 620 mph) and remarkable maneuverability, making it suitable for both close air support and air defense. Armament: The Harrier could carry a variety of bomb, missile and rocket loads, making it an effective ground attack aircraft. Its armament could include bombs, air-to-ground and air-to-air missiles, and machine guns for self-defense. Operational Role: The British Harrier GR.1 and the U.S. AV-8A Harrier were used primarily for close air support and ground attack missions. They have served from both land and warships, including light aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships. Legacy: The Hawker Siddeley Harrier has become one of the most iconic fighters in military history due to its VTOL/STOL capability. It has continued to evolve through several variants, including the better known Harrier II. It has been employed by several nations in addition to the United Kingdom and the United States. The British Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1 and the U.S. AV-8A Harrier represented a breakthrough in military aviation due to their vertical takeoff and landing capability. These aircraft proved their effectiveness in a variety of military roles and paved the way for the development of other vertical takeoff fighters such as the Harrier II and the F-35B.

 
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AIRFIX A1380 30-Cwt Truck 4x2 GS
SKU AX1380
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/35
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Veicoli Militari
Category Kit

1/35 World War II British Army 30-Cwt 4x2 GS Truck The term "30-Cwt 4x2 GS Truck" refers to a light military truck used by the British military during World War II and other eras. Here is an explanation of what it represents: 30-Cwt: "Cwt" is short for "centum weight," which is a unit of weight measurement equivalent to 100 pounds (about 45.36 kilograms). Thus, "30-Cwt" indicates that the truck has a load capacity of 30 centum weight, or about 1,360 kilograms. 4x2: The "4x2" designation refers to the truck's wheel configuration. In this case, it indicates that the truck has two axles, with four total wheels, but only the two rear wheels are drive (4x2), while the two front wheels are steerable wheels. GS: "GS" is short for "General Service," indicating that the truck was intended for general use in the army, rather than for a specific purpose such as transporting troops or ammunition. These light trucks were widely used during World War II for transporting supplies, equipment and other material in various military operations. They were particularly suitable for logistical support operations and for transporting lighter loads. The specific appearance and features of the "30-Cwt 4x2 GS" truck could vary by model and manufacturer, but in general they were an essential part of military logistics during the war. They were produced by several British automotive companies and were often equipped with tarpaulins or rear boxes to protect cargo from weather and damage.  

 
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AIRFIX A06105A Hawker Sea Fury FB.11
SKU AX06105A
Brand AIRFIX
Scale: 1/48
Nation: United Kingdom
Period: WWII
Type: Aircraft
Category Kit

1/48 Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 The Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 was a British fighter and ground attack aircraft developed by Hawker Aircraft in the 1940s and used primarily by the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy during and after World War II. Here is some key information about the Hawker Sea Fury FB.11: Development and Background: The Hawker Sea Fury was developed as a successor to the Hawker Tempest and was designed as a boarded fighter for carrier operations. The project began during World War II, but the Sea Fury entered service too late to be used in combat during the conflict. Design and Features: The Sea Fury FB.11 was a single-seat, low-wing aircraft constructed primarily of metal. It was powered by a 2,480-horsepower Bristol Centaurus radial engine, which gave it outstanding performance. It was equipped with a large propeller and a strong retractable landing gear. Performance: The Sea Fury was one of the fastest propeller-driven fighters ever built. It could reach top speeds of over 740 km/h (about 460 mph) at high altitudes. This performance made it competitive even with early jets. Armament: The Sea Fury FB.11 was armed with four Browning 20 mm machine guns, two under each wing. It could also carry a variety of bomb and rocket loads under the wings for ground attack missions. Operational Role: The Sea Fury entered service with the Royal Navy in the late 1940s and was intended to replace earlier propeller-driven fighters. It was used primarily as a boarded fighter and boarded ground attack aircraft. The Sea Fury participated in the Korean War, where it demonstrated its ability to fight against enemy jets. Legacy: The Sea Fury was the last propeller-driven fighter to enter service with the Royal Navy and was one of the most advanced and powerful propeller-driven aircraft ever built. Although it was soon supplanted by jets, it remained in service for several years and was also used by some other nations. Its versatility and ruggedness made it a popular aircraft. The Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 represents the last phase of the propeller fighter era and marks the transition from propeller propulsion to jet engines in naval military aviation. Its combination of outstanding performance and ground attack capability made it a significant aircraft in naval aviation history.

 
 
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